Watching the boats sail. Smiling at kids with their pails. I find contentment. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #462: Pail and Sail. So looking forward to five weeks in Europe, including three weeks in Porto, Portugal in an apartment right on the beach!
Landing on My Feet
Patched up in one place, But still dealing with so much. Will land like a cat. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #452: Land and patch.
A Tribute to the Fierceness of a Mother’s Love for Mother’s Day
With her child in need of dire help, The mother bowed and begged the Lord. She asked Him to mercifully cure her daughter, With the fierceness of a lioness, she roared. When told that she couldn’t receive assistance, She did not give up and she did not give in. She advocated for her child until... Continue Reading →
Giving Animals Respect in Their Habitat
Photo Credit to Pobble 365 His black shadow that was against the sky Caused me to stop right there in my tracks. He looked frail, yet I knew I should fear him, So I turned aound and found my way back. Sequestered in a house in the forest, I knew that this was his home,... Continue Reading →
The Sweet Moment You Realize that He or She is the One: Fandango Flash Fiction Challenge
The Guitar Player by José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior and was found at Wikimedia Commons. Reticent to admit that I really liked him, It was easier to notice what I rated as his faults. But, as I stood there listening to his guitar I started singing words that I could not halt. His great delivery of... Continue Reading →
Ode to the Men with Gray Hair!
Don't believe your best days as a man are behind you, And that now all you can lift is your coffee cup. For because we have days alone to ponder as guests In places for hire around the world, life, for us, is looking up. We both are older, and we've learned to pick our... Continue Reading →
It is the Heart that Matters in Loving Others!
A Thank-You Card to God and Douglas He Loves Me! This week at one of my doctor visits, I caught sight of my husband staring in worry. Then, he touched my face, and I felt so loved. I thought I need to write a blog about this amazing love, because there is so much negative... Continue Reading →
Overcoming the Scars of the Past
The bruises are gone. The pain is crusted over. I have joy again! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challnge #395: Crust and Scar.
An Ovation for Those With True Grit: Fandango Flash Fiction Challenge
Image credit to Deb @Nope, Not Pam. He'd tell you that he didn't have a poltroon heart, And to show it he'd accepted the man's scary dare. He'd gingerly grabbed the snake from its cage, And he's cuddled with it, as other people stared. Inside he didn't fare so good, as his hands shook, And... Continue Reading →
Laughter Connects Us to Each Other
Image by Jed Villigo @Unsplash A moment of calm in the this life's storm, Laughter serves as my soul-healing balm. Jiving with my homies in our neighborhood, Showing our trust in each other feels good. We know that some people see us as thugs, But the truth is that we also need love and hugs.... Continue Reading →