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Lucky Horseshoes

A Short Story: Part One The old man started coming around the day that Billy Clyde knocked me […]

Give Thanks…

NO MATTER WHAT Hmmm… well isn’t that a wee bit grandiloquent?! Between the Word of the Day, grandiloquent, […]

Night Sky

Celestial sphere, Eternal light in the dark, Eyes fixed upon you. Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge: Eye & Light

Pigeon Play

Aristocratic urbanite,  Invisible ruler of the air, City dwellers and sophisticates, Ne’er concede that you are there. Peristeronic […]

CoLoReVolvE

It’s official. The world revolves. Or is it evolves? For the last four and one-half months, I can […]

Dangerous Lies

Secrets encrypted, Lies decoded and exposed, Message self-destructs. Well that was an interesting prompt! And I may have […]

Love’s Poetry

Nuances. The rhythm slows, Lights flicker, A room once bright, Is now dimly lit. Hearts ache, Bittersweet, The […]

In my Dreams

Stargazer, Romanticist, Wishful thoughts and schemes. Nonconformist, Wanderer, I’ll see you in my dreams. Composite image and poem […]

Self-Talk

Stop all the babbling, You big baboon. Just shut up… And kiss me you fool. A humorous reminder […]

Coloring: Day 2

I’ve never been able to help the fact that I’m easily amused. I’m extremely grateful for this fact—especially […]

Rise Above

Everything is fleeting. Whether big or small, Good or bad, Right or wrong, Happy or sad, Life is […]

Inspiral Me

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless. Well, I had a little fun today, […]

No Strings Attached

Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you […]

Eyes on the Ball

On top of the world, The world’s at your fingertips, Keep eyes on the ball. The featured image […]

Free at Sea

Day after day, He drenched her with love, And she was nothing but cavalier. He tried and he […]

Seagull

Waiting

Things aren’t exactly normal right now, And I’m afraid I’ve lost my bearings. So I will wait here, […]

poster

In Our Hands

We weave the pattern, Love dwindles, or ripples out, It is in our hands. As you can see, […]

Rising Up in the Dark

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in […]

Chiseled Thoughts

Positivity, Thoughts chiseled with good intent, Like an open book. Greetings everyone! I’ve been experimenting with some techniques […]

I Choose Peace

Image by Patou Ricard from Pixabay I’ve been hemming and hawing for weeks (or months), the pendulum swaying […]

The 70’s to Today

A Life in Rap Gallivanting, and Bar hopping. Living it up, and  Hotel bopping. Race with the Joneses, […]

Having a Vision

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. Japanese proverb My new laptop is […]

Shelter in Place

Storm intermission, Seductress teases through glass, Fragile barricade. Greetings everyone! My new PC is finally here, and I […]

The Stranger

Be kind to the stranger, The one you don’t recognize. An untold story simmers deep, Beneath her burning […]

Winds of Change

The sky is ablaze, Logic is lost in anger, Winds of change are here. I needed to work […]

Midnight Mayhem

I’m stirring up mayhem tonight, and I’ll probably kick myself for it later. My garden photographs are waiting […]

A Pause

Beautiful pauses, Cloaked in fragrant petals bloom, Life is not a race. Happy Hump-day! I’ve taken a few […]

Recalibrating

Would you believe that tomorrow marks the beginning of WEEK TWELVE of my New Lifestyle, New Me project? […]

Red Solo Cup

Country songs, red solo cup— Metaphors for simpler things. Faded Glory, holding tight— To the memories that they […]

Late Night Fiction #7

Franky with a “Y” For anyone just joining, this is an ongoing short story that I’m having some […]

Late Night Fiction #6

Franky with a “Y” For anyone just joining, this is an ongoing short story (that is slowly becoming […]

Bare feet, Salty Hair

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play […]

Late Night Fiction #5

The beginning of this short story, which spans across several posts, has now been pieced together on one […]

Our Beautiful Mind

It’s been a long time since I shared an update on my New Lifestyle, New Me project. I’ve […]

Bloom of Love

The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart. Unknown It’s after midnight, […]

Singing Lessons

LEARN TO SING, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T CARRY A TUNE! Weekend Writing Prompt #155: Tune (10 Words) —A […]

Late Night Fiction #4

I’m including a table of links to hold this story together. Continuing on from night #3 Asher turned […]

Yes, Yes, Yes!

Yes to the rhythm, Yes to the beat, If you can’t stand the fire, Then get out of […]

Faith to Fly

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore Another recycled […]

Late Night Fiction #3

Chapter One Continued Asher stood frozen as questions flooded his mind. Was he going mad? Was it a […]

Late Night Fiction #2

Franky with a “Y” Continuing on with last night’s story… Chapter One: Scene Two Months later, and miles […]

House of Joy

Hidden in the sticks, Forbidden love, house of tricks, Lonely man finds joy. I’m sorry. A little rough […]

Late Night Fiction

This is a wild experiment. I’ve been thinking about where I want to go with my writing, and […]

Tree Party

When the zephyr appears, We flutter and sway, A waltz in the wind, An impassioned ballet. If the […]

Liebster Award

I’m humbled to share that I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award and it is my honor to […]

Intersection

Lonely Street crossing, Foggy mind, vision unclear, Trouble lies in wait. This haiku almost sums up some of […]

Beautiful Storm

I started working on this image during my “time out” yesterday. I feel wonderful today, and very well […]

Where am I going?

Is anyone else asking this question lately? The featured image here is pretty significant, as it struck me […]

Selfies

CAUTION: To avoid injury, please remain at least 6 feet away from the cliff’s edge (and other people) […]

Unraveling

The chaotic bold, Hides her shadow. Underneath this bravado, She shrinks. Her quilted facade, Is unraveling, And soon… […]

Femme Fatale

Cold-hearted feline, Smugly bats her eyelashes, Struts across the lawn. If I didn’t know any better, I’d say […]

Weathering the Storm

Not much required,To get through the storm,Here’s advice I was given in life:Drive a modest abode, Keep the […]

Rainbow

Love Wins

Long ago, in the hood,Way back in the day, The streets were all empty,And the city was gray. Anger […]

Common Cents

A little patch of wild grass, Some flowers draped across the fence, Times are hard; dollars obsolete, So […]

Wall Mural

Blind Alley

A cool shot from my quarantine walk today. Walk Stats: 4.5 Miles / 1 Hour, 53 Minutes / […]

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