Life isn't too bright now. But a new morning will come! The fight will be won! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Promt: Bright and Light.
Between the coronavirus isolation, the level of pollen in the air and on everything outside, and starting to teach online tomorrow, I am feeling overwhelmed. I have had to learn Power Point all over again and a new app, Zoom, for teleconferrencing with students. I have invited my students to meet me twice a week... Continue Reading →
Photo from Pixabay for the Sunday Photo Fiction Looking through the fence, expecting to see you arrive. Your promises sounded so real that time around. Mama'd told me not to get my hopes up too high. But I couldn't believe that you would let me down. You didn't even call me after the last time,... Continue Reading →
I want to one day write short stories, so I thought I would try to pen one here. Any feedback would be appreciated. Sophia picked up the old red lunchbox and was disappointed to see that it looked quite ordinary for an object with supposedly special powers. As she listened to her mother's instructions regarding... Continue Reading →
Tulip from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie An open flower. Harbinger of coming spring. My hope is renewed. Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille, February 12, 2020, from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: an open flower.
Life doesn't get any more predictable as we age. If anything, you never know what new ache or pain will develop. And although the last 11 days have been difficult ones, I am thankful to enjoy another Christmas season, a season of hope in the midst of the uncertainty and incivility of this world. Today,... Continue Reading →
Hope came from above. He's the bright and morning star. Be not discouraged! Written for RonovanWries Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge for December 23, 2019: star and hope.
What does living “the good life” mean to you? Do you think that you’re living “the good life”? What a great question for this time of the year! This is one of those "eye-of- the-beholder" kind of phenomena. Everyone will have a different definition according to what has occurred in their past, what is happening... Continue Reading →
I'm not the me whom I thought I would be, I didn't think that I'd reach my current age. Dreams that seemed impossible came true, In spite of the many personal battles I waged. Doctors said I would never be a mother, But I learned God alone plans our lives. At 21, I adopted four... Continue Reading →