QUESTIONS: Why do we dream? What a great question, and I don't have an answer. I remember Mrs. Stackhouse, one of my former teachers telling us that dreams were what happened to us in other lives. I knew that couldn't be right, because that night I dreamed of falling and landing in a pool of... Continue Reading →
For Tale Weaver #310 we are asked to write on the prompt Tired and Run Down. Mindlovemisery's Menagerie states: With a new year upon us and the stresses of 2020 behind us, (or are they), consider the new year and what it brings to us. For many of us older folk, being tired and run... Continue Reading →
An awful year ends. Dreams were deferred, but not lost. Hold on to your faith! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is End of Year.
It is sane to dream. Yet, others may think you're mad. Prove them wrong again! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku poetry Prompt Challenge #336: mad and sane.
As I sit around the house, once again advised not to venture far from home because of the surge in the coronavirus, I wondered if I didn't need a new dream. So, I am daring to dream of becoming a published novel writer. I thought about entering the National Novel Writing Month challenge, but I... Continue Reading →
My family still calls me the weird one, An appellation in which I take great pride. I've never been one to follow the crowds, Instead, letting my own beliefs be my guide. As a little girl among the hordes of people Living in slum dwellings of three rooms, I didn't believe the poor were valueless,... Continue Reading →
Dreams accompanied by determination are fulfilled. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt today is Dreams.
Ronnie had spotted the wreckage of the small plane, and he'd called the Coast Guard to report it. He'd given all of the crucial information that allowed us to find it in the shallow waters. As we circled it in our boat, I wondered who the passengers had been and where they'd been headed when... Continue Reading →
Don't follow like sheep. Create your own destiny. No weeping ensues. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #292: sheep and weep. If we follow our dreams, no regrets and no weeping in the end.
In the twilight of my life, I find the sweet peace I sought when I was younger. It comes from not needing to hear everyone's opinions of my actions. Living my dreams has taught me that it's not insanity to believe in the impossible. Written for the Weekend Writing prompt from Sammiscribbles. The prompt today... Continue Reading →