Foolish to linger. There is a balance to the delight. You both played your parts. Often it is manifest in fleeting affection. The curtain fell long ago. Tis better to remain oblivious to the likelihood that your world will be pulled asunder. You wanted to take a bow. Giving the heart ample opportunity to clingContinue reading “The Curtain Fell”
This is my attempt at the 50 Word Thursday #9 prompt. This week’s quote: “He was the stuff schoolgirl dreams were made of. Unfortunately, she was no longer a schoolgirl.” Rounding the corner from the elevator, she saw him. He was the stuff schoolgirl dreams were made of. Unfortunately, she was no longer a schoolgirl.Continue reading “50 Word Thursday #9”
This is my attempt with the FOWC with Fandango word ‘lessen’. Nothing can replace the time together Like they say, parting is great sorrow Knowing you are happy and safe Does indeed lessen the blow I am proud of all that you do Which is a comforting sight Seize your moments in lifeContinue reading “FOWC with Fandango-lessen”
There are certain truths, that have been with me now for nearly a decade. A list of ideals that served as a reminder. A testament to a scorned heart. Notions such as ‘She talked about trust, but forced me to learn forgiveness’. ‘She talked about redemption, but left me in hell’. Foundational passages likeContinue reading “Woeful Tiny Tales”
These are a few American cinquain. I like the rhythm of these. *Some harsh language* Hello Girl my old friend How are you, I am fine Do you recall the love we shared Me too In there You will find it How much do you require Take the whole thing it won’t expireContinue reading “Lanham Cinquain”
The way your eyes danced when I made you laugh. The shyness, you still had, when I kissed you deeply. The fact your face was the first thought my mind found, when a familiar song started. Honestly, that still happens. When you whispered those words, that you later admitted couldn’t be true. Those words, thatContinue reading “I Lost”
The world is discovering what the elect had discerned. You had held sway over the easily manipulated. That grip loosens by the hour, as you sing and dance the familiar routine. Promising the moon, while delivering only riches into your own coffers. Hailing yourself as the champion, battling for the voiceless and those who know need.Continue reading “Pious Perches”
50 Word Thursday#8 He studied for most of the evening. Finishing the stack of books Mrs. Cavanaugh loaned him. No closer to an answer, than when he started. He stretched his arms yawning. Then he pushed himself back from the reading table at which he had been seated and rubbed his eyes wearily.
“Get these men to the river Sergeant!” the Lieutenant ordered. The relentless fighting has taken a toll on our boys. “You heard the man, haul it, before these bugs take over the whole planet.” the Sergeant barked. They advance cutting into the alien creatures with precision.
Gracefully she appears to me, like the rarest of delta birds. Bringing with her a gentle song and a calming spirit. Delighting in the charms of such a beautifully made and elusive presence, I am lost in wondrous observation. She offers me a glimpse into her world. Allowing me to witness from afar, the ritualsContinue reading “Elusive Bird”