From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Ripples of peace flowed through my body and mind, As I pondered my life in that dark night of the soul. A new awakening entered as I released years of fear, And for the first time in a long time, I felt truly whole. I knew I had to find ways to... Continue Reading →
She only wanted some fun, To enjoy life and all of its glory. She gallivanted around the world, And her escapades became a story. She completed her bucket list, From skydiving to flamenco in Spain. Then she went home joyfully sated, Never again did she complain. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt # 162 from... Continue Reading →
Travel begins the journey to self. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt is Travel.
Shay, the blonde tourist guide from Hades, called to us with that infernal bell. By the end of the tour, I was wishing to place that bell in you know where! All of us wanted to remain another hour at the Rijksmuseum, a wonderful landmark in Amsterdam, but our plaintive cries went unheeded, because she... Continue Reading →
Not just anyone can an intrepid traveler be. Travel isn't for the faint of heart. Whatever can go wrong will, And surviving crises becomes an art. It helps to wear rose-colored glasses, Overlooking all that is much to bear. We keep our eyes on the prize, Wondrous places we get to share. Written for the... Continue Reading →
Someday, this will be over– only remembered like some half-felt and fading nightmare. Julia had stared out the window of the inpatient mental facility. She had wished so badly to be on the other side of the locked door. But, the panic attacks had just kept coming, and no medication cocktail seemed capable of stopping them... Continue Reading →
I am a gypsy. My nature is to explore. Conflicts with my work. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Conflict and Gypsy.
The wind was a howling wolf, Shrieking like a banchee on crack. There'll be no sleeping for us here tonight, I wonder if we can get our money back. We chose to rent a place up in the hills, Thinking what a nice change that would be. But our smiling host failed to mention to... Continue Reading →
A nomad with wanderlust is certainly who I am, One who loves to discover strange places and roam, After I have seen all the sights and ate all the food, I start to look forward to the plane trip home. For there is where I can live an ordinary life, And it's the one place... Continue Reading →