Most spoke of the low but omnipresent rumble of water, or its dulcet lap against a hull, but that was not how he missed the sea. The doctor had said that one more season on the fishing boat would be his last, so he settled in at home. Although I loved him, he wasn't an... Continue Reading →
Locked down and alone. Busyness ground to a halt. Time for reflection! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: lock down.
Response to Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's First Line Friday, March 13. The prompt is in bold. This one was easy, as my husband went to sleep in the symphony and had to be removed. If the music didn’t get any better he was going to the take that pill Kelsey kept offering him. He couldn't abide classical music,... Continue Reading →
Photo by anouar olh on Pexels.com Jonathan, the boat owner, refused to join the us in the ocean, saying that he had too many daily chores to finish for such nonsense as enjoying himself. We were unhappy that he couldn't see that sometimes you have to put the concerns of daily life aside and just enjoy... Continue Reading →
People tell you to show a little backbone When you're struggling with much pain. Buck up, stop whining, and be strong Are words they say over and over again. But, in this life, there comes a time When you just need a little bit of help. No matter how hard you've tried, You can't get... Continue Reading →
It's difficult to remain stoic as Intelligence ceases to be sought. Sad to see book leaves go unturned, And find that no one wants to be taught. I've a cacoethes to give knowledge, A quality education is what I bring. But it's tiresome to have to prod Someone to want to learn many things. They... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Raindrops are falling. Flowers drink heaven's water. Beauty is renewed. Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is Raindrops.
Alex Stoddard New neighbors bought a tiny house Of less than five hundred square feet. I warned them that nothing that small Could all of their needs and wants meet. They chose not to listen to my wisdom, Constructing it with quite a loud hubbub. But, when they finished and needed a bath, They found... Continue Reading →