Flying Blind

via Daily Prompt: Risky So filled with hope, with wonder, with dreams beyond imagination The desperate woman took the plunge and returned to work She had been lost to the workforce, to life, and to society for years She thought she had been relegated to eternal damnation For one reason only:  her mental illness.  Her…

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Ascending From The Bottom

via Daily Prompt: Ascend A woman working, climbing, ascending to the top of the mountain Past the misery, where she screamed; Primal Screams echo like a fountain Or, was she Hearing Echoes?  Echoes of her past?  Of one Bad Day too many Where she couldn’t see the Beauty Among the Thorns all along the journey The…

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Superficial 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…

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Alone

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…

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Beauty Among The Thorns

  Petals, Colors, Thorns All show rose as love is Pain pleasure like life         Photo by Colin Maynard on UnsplashThorny

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Rebuilding

I wanted to alert all of my followers, I gave myself a present – an upgraded site on WordPress.  Once I figure out the design and get it the way I want it, You’ll be seeing posts coming from there. Oh, is this going to be a project….  

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And Then…She Jumped

A nightmare had long begun; the mind was being stretched and twisted One year?  Three?  Ten?  God only knows how long she had been holding on Holding onto what?  Faith?  Inner strength?  Determination?  Or was she already afflicted? Not knowing.  Not understanding.  Not seeing the signs.  Reality has gone Culminating in an altered state so…

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Dance of the Snake

It always begins… with…. a strike of a match…. the strange smell like gasoline….                The flick of the wrist to douse the flame from the match…. But? The end of the cigarette is lit.  It just…burns.  It doesn’t…do anything Wait!  The smoke!  It’s a single string into the air…

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Disobeying the Rules

via Daily Prompt: Disobey What is it about rules that just make them so enticing to break? “You have to get up to go to school!” an excuse to fake Go to church – the classic parking lot; go to pray and worship Then it becomes the Daytona 500 to leave the parking lot; drivers…

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An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

via Daily Prompt: Anticipate It all began with the post talking about my surgery and my “liquid diet.”  That was so long ago, it seemed like.  I began a journey to my health, my true health.  I was given six months to see if I could make it all work so that the next phase,…

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