I was determined not to tackle this subject, but hope is needed today. I still believe in the American democracy. I believe that the idea that the election was stolen rests on the fact that in urban areas blacks and other people of color voted in record numbers and they voted overwhelmingly for Democrats, especially... Continue Reading →
Photo by Annija Veldre What's next in life when you've lived beyond your dreams? I've been to places I could never have imagined as a little girl? I've gathered the momentos of each impossible adventure, And carry them in my heart as if I hold in my hands the world. Looking back at the poverty... Continue Reading →
Kauai, Hawaii 2012 Open a good book! Escape to another world! Solace and pure joy! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Solace and Open.
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Untouched books crowded his shelves, shiny leather spines and faded first editions, meticulously dusted and never read. Brian always sighed when he thought of all of the knowledge denied to him because he was illiterate. He was successful, so people assumed that he could read, but because of the immense shame he... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie This week's prompt, reading, for Tale Weaver #277 from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie is an extension of last week's prompt on books. She walked into the place with the books, And her jaw dropped in utter pleasure. So many books to take home and read, Her joyfulness was without measure. She learned very young... Continue Reading →
What is the best pick me up that you know of? To shake you out of the blues? Music with a great beat, songs that make my feet hanker to move. I love to put on some gospel or jazz, or even some Santana, and get up and dance my blues away. I find that... Continue Reading →
For learning of people from other places, There’s nothing better than a good book. Just opening the first one was all it took For me to know that I was forever hooked. Books are intriguing in many ways, From mysteries to historical romances. When I find one that holds my attention, It satisfies all of... Continue Reading →
I was nominated for the Tell a Story Challenge, using the picture above, which immediately tickled my writing bones. Here is my take, and yes, I have done quite a lot of writing today. Blame it on retirement! I watched my two sons in their new hats walk towards the fields. When I had bought... Continue Reading →
Give a child a book, for reading books will ignite their imaginations and create their wildest dreams. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammiscribbles: Ignite in 17 words.
Fiction written for the 100 Word Wednesday Challenge by Bikurgurl As five-year-old Sadie stepped into the book store, she gaped at the sheer numbers of books to be read. It was entering a candy store, but with books to be devoured one at a time! Here was a feast she could enjoy for the rest... Continue Reading →