Posted for the One Liner Wednesday Challenge from Linda G. Hill. I saw this and remembered some of the images from the Capital riots, and I thought the same applies to the United States. The only solution to South Africa's crisis is for whites to accept blacks as human beings." The Right Reverend Desmond Tutu,... Continue Reading →
In a crucible of our democractic right to vote, Acts by fringe groups tried to take an axe The principle of the nation: one voice, one vote, But, thankfully police turned back the attack! Complacent being complaisant to a despots's will, They entered Congress's halls without warning, Intent on ravishing people who certify the votes,... Continue Reading →
The balloon rises; freedom feels sweet! Written for the Saturday Six-Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt is Balloon.
Bird at the feeder on the back deck! Looking at the birds. Daydreaming I fly with them. I miss my freedom! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefueille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: Daydreaming is the prompt.
John 8:10-11 When Jesus had raised Himself up and saw no one but the woman, He said to her, “Woman, where are those accusers of yours? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said to her, “Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more.” John 19: 30 So when Jesus had received the sour... Continue Reading →
Katie knew that her mother thought she was doing what was right for her precious daughter. But, she wrapped Katie in a bubble of fear, not allowing her to experience the real world, unlike the other children playing outside their windows. Some days, Katie wanted to scream at her mother to let her go outside... Continue Reading →
A best friend joys in your triumphs, Shares in your sorrows and defeats, Never lets you forget your value and worth, And keeps your secrets close to her breast. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post regarding my best friend of 54 years, relating how easy it is to get caught up in your... Continue Reading →
Guilt and shame are like cages, Holding us hostages by their lies, Making us believe we cannot change, No matter how hard we have tried. But, let's look in our mirrors, Forgiving ourselves for past sins. Then the doors of our cages will open, Freeing us to live our best lives again. (277 characters) Written... Continue Reading →
Walking down the streets of the English village of Ravenscroft-on-the-Sea is quite an experience. Behaviors that usually draw stares from passersby in other cities are perfectly acceptable here. Take the case of Miss Quicker, the town librarian. She is always decorous in her manners, but she thinks nothing of dressing like a clown, complete with... Continue Reading →
I have loved novels and movies about spying for many years. Authors like Robert Ludlum, Tom CLancy, and John le Carre entertained me with thousands of hours of non-stop espionage. While some females in my generation wanted to be "Bond girls" and be romanced by James Bond, Agent 007, I dreamed of being Agent 007. What... Continue Reading →