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.
Sleep wouldn't come last night. My restless mind wandered. I prayed for relief, so My daytime hours aren't squandered. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #206: Restless in 19 words.
I am not a great driver, Haven't driven in nearly a year. I'm erratic behind the wheel, Leaping from petulant to affable, I fear. So, I warn everyone in my orbit, If you see me coming, watch out! It would be better for you If you simply took another route. Written for the Weekend Writing... Continue Reading →
I'm not a possession. Love means knowing when to let go. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #196 from Sammiscribbles. The prompt is Possess in 11 words exactly.
Gigi assembled her planners, her calendars, her pens, pouches, and post-its before her on the desk and stood over them like a general surveying maps. She prepared to teach her beloved students. She was tenacious in her teaching, so that her children were educated, in spite of the virus or snow. Zoom wasn't the best... Continue Reading →
I truly love my dear husband, But I'm fanatic about a clean home. He lives like a troglodyte in the basement, The place that holds his computer and throne. All of his stuff is away from my sight, With papers and tools strewn everywhere. I remain in my office that I keep neat, So I... Continue Reading →
I decided to rescue my friend. She couldn't remain at home. So, I brought her to my place, Not letting her live on her own. But she languidly lays around all day. Now I see what her parents tried to teach her. You have to work for what you get, And every day isn't one... Continue Reading →
I had to truly marvel at the paradox of you, Thinking you are the best man I could find, When, in reality, your hubris on your value To women has rendered you stupid and blind. You don't hold a candle to a true gentleman, One who with my love is so happy and pleased. Because... Continue Reading →
Granny had nothing to bequeath us In terms of material goods and cash. But, she left a legacy of being honest That is much better than an art stash. She taught us by her examples To always treat people with decency. Even with women who talked about her, She cared for them with much frequency.... Continue Reading →