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.
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.
We don't have to forage for our food in the outdoors, But our animal friends still must try to do so. Yet, we so willing impinge on their habitats, Making much ado about more room for humans to grow. If deer or bears or birds could be verbal, I think they would give us the... Continue Reading →
I do not wish to disparage love, For love makes the world go round. Yet it makes us such different people, As our emotions tend to come unbound. That one person's kiss could bring us joy, Of all the human race who inhabit the earth, Seems crazy, to me, but I thank God For that... Continue Reading →
Palm Coast, Florida Like the birds, I want to travel yonder in the distance, To places beyond the horizons that I can easily see. I want to take the longer road, before I am unable To travel the world on my own strength effectively. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammiscribbles: Yonder in 44... Continue Reading →
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 →
From ebird.org The call of the birds in the trees Causes me to look up in jealousy. Their colorful breasts like winter clothes Warms them, as they sing their melodies. I'm granted the opportunity to listen And be soothed by this chance encounter. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #197 from Sammiscribbles: Call in 41... 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.
I'm trying to get fit, healthy, and trim, But I'm the victim of a gargantuan appetite. It makes me seem to want to eat all day, And won't leave me alone through the night. When I'm on the brink of reaching success, I feel my cravings taking full control. I find myself overeating again, And... Continue Reading →
I see you on the grocery shelf, and you start to beguile me. My willpower deteriorates; I'm on the precipice of weight gain. I so want to taste your sweetness that makes my mouth a happy place, But if I succumb to my cravings, it will be my emotions that reign. Written for the Weekend... Continue Reading →