I sit staring out the window; I admire the beauty, the decrepit. The joy, the horror of life. What is my heart telling me? What is it speaking to me? What am I feeling? Oh so much Colors changing, dying leaves. Emotions from people from betrayal, like a paring knife Animals scurrying to gather nuts … Continue reading My Heartache
via Daily Prompt: Superficial You say "yes" then you say "no" You say "stop" then you say "go" Tell me. Which way do I follow? Yes? Go? Stop? No? Emotions are not superficial things They are deep, vast, true and fragile Love, indifference, hatred, passion; give the heart wings What is it you want? Why … Continue reading Superficial Heartache
She didn't know what the hell went wrong.... It was the "he said, she said" thing rearing its ugly head He said he was only trying to help; she tried to play along But then she couldn't take it any longer; she had to take a stand Her line was drawn in the sand; she … Continue reading Alone
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via Daily Prompt: Priceless This is one time I'm going to "self-disclose" a bit. I've written about this relationship of late, in The Secret Crush, among others. Now, the prompt strikes a powerful nerve. My nickname. A boy and a girl, both in elementary school, are playmates. The boy teases the girl - me - … Continue reading What’s In a Name?
via Daily Prompt: Critical Oh, Haley... A very strong, independent woman; single mother with children Left behind; trashed inside, tossed aside, all because she drank like the men Oh, Haley... Lost her heart, Lost her soul, lost her mind, nearly lost her life Almost lost her kids and everything dear, the very thought cut her … Continue reading Haley
via Daily Prompt: Enamored It all began when they were children A boy, a girl; two kids who loved to hit a ball against a wall The boy would tease the girl; she would think him a villain Name-calling, teasing yet, they kept hitting that ball against a wall One day, in a random … Continue reading The Secret Crush
Why am I writing? Why do the "blog?" Good question. I was looking around the "Blogging University" site and found some intriguing "lessons" and thought I'd see what they had to teach. This was one - Why do I blog to begin with? Why write? What's my purpose? What is my true intention? It's having me really … Continue reading Why?
Sorry, I had to go back in time to Sally Fields' second acceptance speech for her second Best Actress Oscar for this title where she says this particular line for the title. I couldn't resist. I started blogging quite by accident, actually, by responding to posts from another blogger who was writing about a particular … Continue reading You Like Me! You Truly Like Me!
After all of the self-doubt. After all of the planning. After all of the resume-writing. After all of the cold-calls. After all of the interviews. After all of the disappointments and heartaches, finally, we're here at last. Employed and on the job. I made it. This is better than any natural solar eclipse. I've been in the … Continue reading A New Dawn For A Working Girl