In spite of travel bans, closed borders, and lockdowns, And necessary isolation between you and me, I know I will see you again, my beautiful world, For life is resilient in its hope and continuity. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #150 from Sammiscribbles: Continuity in exactly 35 words.
Strolling down the streets of Paris years ago, I felt like I had walked those streets before. It was a weird feeling of deja vu like no other, But I'd never visited this place I so adored. The buildings seemed somehow very familiar, And I could find my way easily to every place. The electricity... Continue Reading →
I am having withdrawal symptoms at the thought that traveling the world has basically come to a halt. Being in the age group most likely to die from the coronavirus, Douglas and I had decided to travel in the United States this year by car to see Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Boston. But now,... Continue Reading →
I think of traveling to exotic places, Where there are soothing streams of water. They can be big cities or small islands, As long as they are beyond our border. A plane streaking through cumulus clouds Brings me such anticipation to be there, To walk the promenades beside the sea, As though I had nary... Continue Reading →
Travel dreams await! Want to march down unknown paths. Please, Lord, let it be! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: dream and march.
Oh, to walk along the ocean's shore, Feeling the warm sand between my toes! Odd-shaped bodies, with little modesty, Seem to sprout up wherever you go. Humanity spreads over many miles, Enjoying the sun on their bare skin. Each one with personal stories to tell Of the wondrous places they've been. But pretty umbrellas separate... Continue Reading →
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie It took many long hours on three planes, And I am so glad to finally arrive. Looking at my temporary abode, It seems a place in which I can survive. Flying leaves butterflies in my belly, But it's worth it to see the world. To experience new cultures and peoples, And... Continue Reading →
from Pixabay.com Father Time, I see you looming in the distance, Reminding me time isn't a limitless commodity. I know that I should be fulfilling my bucket list, Particularly the one considered as an oddity. I want to visit the Hermitage Museum in Russia, Viewing art that can't be seen any other place. Yet, with... Continue Reading →
Dutch Goes the Photo gave a challenge this week to use the prompt of Tourism. We were asked to share pictures of favorite places you visited and why you enjoyed being there. For the last three years, Douglas and I have spent from two to six weeks traveling in Europe, in hopes of finding a... Continue Reading →