Glimmer, hope. Be there for me. Uphold my faith in what might be. Help keep my focus on the prize. Keep me humble; make me wise. Glimmer, hope. Be there for me so I, for others, there might be. ~*~ In a world of despair and disappointment a glimmer of hope helps to keep the … More Hope
~*~ “The world is bent on destruction at the hands of those who would themselves destroy …” Grandma Rose raised her tea cup to her lips and sipped. She seemed unperturbed by her words, while I sensed my rose-coloured glasses slipping. “Fighting for peace is not the wise course, but those who know not … More Peace Rose
This post is written in response to a challenge offered by Lana of Living with Post Concussion Syndrome. Please take a moment to visit her inspiring blog. The challenge: What Dreams Are Made Of … For this writing event, share a dream or two that’s had a great effect ~ even after waking. ~*~ I always pay attention to … More A Simple Message
Solo Upon her comfort Perch she sits, Gazing out to Horizons golden- Veiled, and longing For the gilt touch Upon her furrowed brow. Not so far, the flight ~ But, ah, so Alone. The nest now but empty, A cagéd prison Of her untested fear. But, the sun ~ The sun does so beckon And … More Solo
Sink or swim? A choice I, And I alone, Must make. Treading water Tires the more I delay. Clouds of confusion Hover and rain Down their tears Upon these Restless waters That drown My spirit. A dry, distant horizon Hints at light and Beckons, and still I delay. Oops … there’s a shark. ~*~ This … More Sink or Swim
Emptiness. A void waiting to be filled. Fill it wisely, and be well. ~*~ A path familiar walked for too long a time. Riddled with old perceptions and prejudices; Delusions, illusions and self-sabotage. It was all I knew; all I understood of life Until one day I finally Asked: “Is this all there is?” * … More Emptiness ~ The Dark Unknown
Prompted by Kellie Elmore’s #Free Write Friday What If? What if? What if? What if? Looking back from here to there It is a redundant question. Looking forward from there to here A different one altogether. The past cannot be changed. I am my past, The good and bad of it In a bundle of … More What If?
The name Dorothy is of Greek origin and means “Gift of God.” To those who do not believe in God, this probably won’t mean much. My strong belief in God, however, makes this name particularly meaningful to me, even if, at times, I have felt it terribly old fashioned for the era in which I … More Daily Prompt: What’s in my Name?
It’s Free Write Friday (well, Saturday for me, now) and Kellie Elmore has issued a most intriguing prompt: … use your choice of lines as your prompt. They can be the ending lines of your favorite book, or a favorite poem…whichever moved you the most. You may begin your work with the lines, or simply … More #FWF Free Write Friday: Famous Last Words …