Candles light the way. Send darkness into retreat. Life is easier. Written for Mindlovemisery's Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille: CandlesH
I wonder what her story is? I don't see anything to be so joyful about this early in the morning and on a subway train, no less! I would sure like to know Whomever or whatever she depends on to stay calm and focused while everyone around her seems bowed down by trials and troubles.... Continue Reading →
Katie wants to be salubrious and fit, and her personal trainer, Judith, assured her that she was one of the fortunate ones whose metabolism makes losing weight so easy. So, Katie agreed to stick to the suggested diet, mainly to appease her trainer, for she thought that a diet named Eat Hardy and Lose Weight... Continue Reading →
Rain comes in winter Purifies the soil and air Rejuvenated! Written for Heeding Haiku from Chevrefeuille by Mindlovemisery's Menagerie
Traveling across water, it seems to me to separate the world into different peoples. But when I touch down on land, I am amazed at the smiles that so often greet me. I find that our shared humanity will always connect us in wonderful ways. Written for the Saturday Mix: Opposing Forces from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie:... Continue Reading →
Moe knew that people saw him as a cantankerous old badmash, and he well deserved the title. He had been a wild child, mostly due to the melancholy of living with parents who thought that he could not hold a candle to his big brother, Charlie, who was a star athlete and scholar. No one... Continue Reading →
I wrote this on the Humble Word Nerd blog, but it fits so wonderfully the goals of this blog that I decided to share it. I hope you enjoy it, and that you are encouraged by it. It is written for the Sunday Writing Prompt from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: sky and God.
I was taking strong chemo drugs, the kind that turned your palms and the bottoms of your feet black and caused you to easily forget what you were doing. I felt so bad, but my kitchen needed cleaning. I grew up in a filthy house, with a mother who was oblivious to dirt, so I... Continue Reading →