Several years ago, my good friend Bruce told me that I was finally going to get to meet her mother. She was dropping by to pick up some crystals Bruce had bought for her. In case you’re wondering, I did ask Bruce if, by any chance, she had been named after a family member […]

Reading other writers’ poems, I often find their creativity sparks something in me, as well. Here’s what I unearthed this morning! 😀 Note: OK, so having seen my lovely, foofy, unreadable font on the page (we won’t do that again, will we?), here it is in good old readable font. BURIED, DEEP. Trying on different […]

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Silver Threading! Check out Colleen’s fabulous Fall poem. ♥   This year, especially, I begrudge the start of Autumn. After breaking my hip 4 weeks ago, I felt as if I was forced to merely observe the second half of summer through shaded glass, from a hospital […]

Welcome to the Haiku challenge! Check it out here. Challenge words for the week are ‘sizzle’ and ‘sleek.’ I try my best to keep up with modern-day ‘speak,’ but sometimes it just evades me! 😀 AN OLD FART’S TAKE ON MODERN LANGUAGE by Wendy Anne Darling:   Save

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday. This week’s challenge word is ‘REBIRTH.’ Yesterday, I saw a video posted on Youtube of J.K. Rowling, talking about failure, It is one of the most heart wrenching and inspiring things I’ve ever seen and so jammed packed with fabulous quotes that I could NOT pick just one and […]

Click here to join us on Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge! This week, the challenge is ‘Vintage.’ It probably won’t surprise anybody that several of the items that are precious to me are books! Aside from having succeeded in purchasing replacement copies of all the childhood books I loved and lost when my family moved to […]

The Tale of Dracon and Anarion Jones   Anarion Jones, with her dark hair flying Walks Welsh mountainsides on tiptoe, As if she purely skims this Earth Yet never touches it.   Dreaming of flying, her long skirt rustling, like a flurry of autumn leaves She bathes in banks of daffodils Their sun-warmed scent like […]

AN UNUSUAL ENCOUNTER Some days are different from all other days. Other days, months, years seem to pivot on days like today. I was hungry, and I went dumpster-diving behind the local grocery store. And, suddenly, life ceased being normal. Next to the dumpster, stood a huge unicorn; his horn sparkling in the Colorado sun, […]