What To Do, What To Do…

I'm the worst list maker. I can make all sorts of lists.  One of two things happen.  Either, I lose it.  Or, second, nothing gets done and I keep that paper so it becomes clutter - something else to pile up on any flat surface. But now, I need ideas on what to write about.  … Continue reading What To Do, What To Do…

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 … Continue reading Superficial Heartache

Parting of the Ways

via Daily Prompt: Focused You say that where my life is going is wrong You say that I am selling myself short and deserve more I have it all, can be it all so you say; but I am headstrong Hearing you go on and on about what you don't got is such a bore You … Continue reading Parting of the Ways

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....  

Beauty in the Eye of the Storm

via Daily Prompt: Crescendo Hurricanes dancing Spinning round to a crescendo Power Danger yet such beauty It is my hope that there is little loss of life to those who are fleeing Hurricane Irma in Florida, now Category 5 status, and set to rival Hurricane Andrew in size, power, and ferocity.  My prayers go out … Continue reading Beauty in the Eye of the Storm

The City

As I return to the city, I see the lights of the skyscrapers above Who is inside?  What are they thinking?  What are they doing?   It makes me all the more curious as I step off of the bus and see the doves I see another tall building.  And another.  And yet another.  I'm … Continue reading The City

Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

I did not see this one coming...honest. I was focused.  My commitment was there.  I was writing every morsel down. Then, it hits.  Emotion Mind starts speaking to my Reason Mind. War has begun - the cravings have started. The mindfulness tug-of-war has taken flight.   Wise Mind has vanished. To regain my balance, I must know … Continue reading Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

The Journey

As I sit on my deck, sipping tea; relaxing My mind is wandering, drifting, going back in time My mind's eye sees the journey I've tread; healing then relapsing Like a drug addict who thinks they can handle "just this one time" But only to discover, they're back in the darkness; collapsing   I don't … Continue reading The Journey

Must I….?

via Daily Prompt: Visceral The alarm sounds loudly My visceral act? Hit "snooze" One, Two, Three...I'm up  Visceral

California Dreaming

Being born and raised along, what I believe is, among the most beautiful places on earth, the Western Coast of the United States - more specifically, the coast of the State of California, I became complacent and took this beauty for granted.  Only two seasons - rainy and dry.  Sunny days for much of the … Continue reading California Dreaming