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

The Secret Crush

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

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

Daily Prompt: Rhyme – A Bad Day

Rhymevia Daily Prompt: Rhyme Once again I'm struggling to make a poem rhyme And yet again, I'm sure not turning a phrase on a dime I scratch my head thinking of inspiration Instead, all I feel - and smell -  is perspiration Oops!  I forgot to put on deodorant as I was out of time.

Why?

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?

All Hail The (Computer) Screen

As I walk down the street I bump into Another woman who's focused touching her screen Of her smartphone. It doesn't end with her.  A man is talking aloud as if He's talking to himself only to see he's wearing Earbuds.  I speak to him and realize I'm the idiot!  He's not Speaking to me!  And … Continue reading All Hail The (Computer) Screen

Perfectly Imperfect

The young child cradles her teddy bear with loving arms A cherished, much-loved bundle that had no arms It had one ear chewed away by the dog It had a button eye lost in a washer drain clog Her family mocked this bear; the girl loved his imperfect charms      

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

Faded Facade Or…Is It?

Sitting alone at a charming cafe A woman waits expectantly, patiently In comes a man after a long workday Looking haggardly handsome Wanting to be alone, carrying an old tome Inquiring on a private table graciously   The woman watches with wonder As this handsome, charming, desirable man With elongated, elegant, easy strides, this visual … Continue reading Faded Facade Or…Is It?