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 →
Photo from Dreamstime.com Madilyn's histrionics in the restaurant were an augury of future behavior. Her fiance, Jason, looked on appalled! He saw her abysmal treatment of the waiter over a spoon as ominous. So, it wasn't illogical when he ended their engagement. It would've been surprising if he hadn't done so. Fictional story written for... Continue Reading →
I can't vault over sofas and things, Keeping my children from harm. It'd look strange and they'd be nervous, While hoping I wouldn't break my arm. But, the magnitude of care hasn't changed, As my love for them I vigorously text, Letting them know that I love them, While not wondering what I might do... Continue Reading →