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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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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Wishes From A Dreamer

I was always told I was an idealist.  I had visions of things being so perfect in an imperfect world and it was frustrating to me.  World peace depressed me.  Politics, though I got into the intricacies of it all, left me feeling empty.  What got to me the most? Real issues…like… I mean, why…

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Locked In The Darkness

via Daily Prompt: Inhabit All I see is black, darkness all around me I can’t even see my hands or any part of me It’s so dark I can’t even determine truth from fallacy Oh how I wish this was not true; that this was pure fantasy   The darkness I inhabit is real and…

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Repost: Familiarity

Written by Jacob Ibrag ‘Familiarity. When are we?’ This is the beginning, before the birth of perception. ‘How did we get here?’ We never left. Our eyes have just peaked full development. This is the beginning and at long last, we have finally awaken. Photography by Lauren Grayson via Familiarity — Eyes Words

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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…

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A New Dawn For A Working Girl

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…

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Reflections of Self

And now….where did I begin this story?  I started this thing once already. Nope.  Don’t like that look.  Let’s try another.  Nah, not flashy enough. Wait, you mean I have to PAY for that?  Skip that idea! Aha!  I think I’ll try…THIS one!  There we go.  Design all set. As I started this once before, I sure…

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Musings

via Daily Prompt: Solitary “You got an offer…” Oh, how overjoyed I was when I heard those words!  I had been waiting for months for this change in my life – to go from a government-dependent non-working blob to someone I could look at in the mirror and say, “I’m doing something and FEEL I…

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Not Again….The “Spice Trolls” Are Back

via Daily Prompt: Spicy Once upon a time, it began with Yahoo Messenger… Then it goes to Facebook Messenger… Now, who knows?  You can get hit up by ANYONE…ANYWHERE! It starts off years ago on Yahoo and I get the Marrieds looking for “spice.”  *rolls the eyes* Does “Monogamy” mean anything to you idiots?  Your…

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