Early birds get worms, But only by avidly Pursuing their prize. Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #378: Avid and Worm.
Photo taken at the boardwalk in Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados on July 4, 2021 Lovely oases in faraway places, You are the spaces where beauty meets peace! I loved walking beside you each day, Feeling joy as my inner chaos tended to cease. Written for Weekend Writing Prompt #220 from Sammiscribbles: Oasis in 40 words.
It's eerie what's happened, America has become a place of desolation. Hate-filled language disguised as the words of God Always alters a democratic nation. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #210 from Sammiscribbles: Eerie in 24 words. The words of Zechariah 7:14 inspired the poem.
To see the young boy grinning, Holding two warty frogs in his hands, Gave me so much pleasure and peace, Almost more than anyone could stand. The growth of the flowers around me Served as a prerequisite to the joy I felt. And the blow to my heart was so complete That in worship to... Continue Reading →
Each time I prayed, I promised to forgive those who trespassed against me, But I stayed imprisoned by my anger, and I couldn't free him or myself. The things he did were meant to break me, and even as I tried to mend, I found that I couldn't forgive or forget, regardless of pastors who... Continue Reading →
He didn't want to be seen to err in naming his heir, For his death then would lead to a din of massive size. But, the little minx that others saw as trash brought him joy, As playing her bass accordion was the base of his life's highs. Written for the Saturday Mix of April... Continue Reading →
I do not wish to disparage love, For love makes the world go round. Yet it makes us such different people, As our emotions tend to come unbound. That one person's kiss could bring us joy, Of all the human race who inhabit the earth, Seems crazy, to me, but I thank God For that... Continue Reading →
Daffodils are here! Spring is erupting with blooms! Comfort for our souls! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #351: Comfort and Erupt.
Photo for Sunday Writing Prompt, March 28, 2021 from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The end of the road Leads to new paths and places For us to explore. Written for the last Sunday Writing Prompt by Michael at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: the end of the road. I wish you the best in your new endeavors, Micheal. I thank... Continue Reading →
They called me an ugly duckling, The one that no one would befriend. But, I saw myself as a swan-in-waiting, Knowing my beauty would come in the end. It mattered not to me what others said, Or of the names they called me to my face. For I knew that underneath my gray facade, I... Continue Reading →