Caleb thought, "Pain is preferable to the alternative!" He kept the symbols of time and death on the mantel over the fireplace in his bedroom. The anodynes prescibed by the doctors helped, but the pains from his injuries were indissoluble. The suddenness of his accident still awed him. Although he had heard the older members... Continue Reading →
Dreaming of Home: What Do You See #70
I came to find my idea of the land of Oz, Where dreams are supposed to come true so easily. Yet I monthly oscillate between joy and despair, Because I approached my future so breezily. People here in these buildings of chrome and glass Rudely rebuff the daily offerings of my smiles. Feelings of rejection... Continue Reading →
Fandango Flash Fiction Challenge #106
Photo from Google Home Photo Frame The exalted mountains smile at the hopeful scene below them! Robust bisons now fill the valleys where once roamed their dead kin. No invoice was given to Mother Earth for the land sale or her losses, But, nature, in her sprightliness, endures despite the greed of men. Written for... Continue Reading →
To Hope in Paris: What Do You See #69
Ambling down the streets of Paris, I noted the oeillade looks between couples and heard promises made that I suspected wouldn't be honored whatsoever! I am willing to admit that my cynicism may be fueled by recently having survived a torrent of abuse that left me distrustful of treacle, words that trick the heart into... Continue Reading →
What Do You See #62
Image Credit fro Rhaul Alva @Unsplash What a wondrous gift! Dogs see our value and worth. Their love revives us! Written for What Do You See #62 from Keep It Alive.
Finding Our Strength in Ourselves: What Do You See?
Photo Credit: Phmaxiestevez@Pixabay She hides as she watches them argue, wondering if this will be the last straw for her mother. Will they finally leave this place and the awful man who insists on always having his way. What is this thing called love, if all it leads to is unhappiness and low self-esteem for... Continue Reading →
Save the Trees: 100 Word Wednesday
Photo by Bikurgurl As she looked up at the heights of the trees, twenty-something Fiona grieved. Each year of mounting temperatures meant that it was unlikely that her future grandchildren would witness the beauty of the redwoods that towered over her. She love walking in the forests because the sheer height of the trees made... Continue Reading →
The Beauty of Ancient Buildings: CFFC
In Elche, Spain Posted for Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: About the buildings. Some of the places we have been. douglas and I love old ruins and buildings. I can almost feel the spirits of the people who walked that way centuries ago, and I feel connected to humanity. Pompeii in Italy Pompeii in Italy Alicante,... Continue Reading →
Sometimes We Have to Rescue Ourselves!
Photo by David Altmejd I felt the heaviness of a sorrow too deep to name, As I tried to understand the violence, but it was in vain. Because love is never supposed to hurt or cause us pain, I kept the bruises hidden, too embarrassed to proclaim To anyone that I needed help, couldn't get... Continue Reading →
Earth is Crying!
From Speak to Me from Calmkate I watch the birds as they come to feed, And I wonder wherever will they go When earth has shattered from our trash, As piles of garbage just grow and grow. Earth is crying out in bewilderment, Asking, "How could those humans be so inept?" Continuing to create objects... Continue Reading →