Distant cragsdecorate horizon,promise rising hopeto come. Someday. Now?Parched, skeletal limbscoated in windswept powderaching for quench. Sigh. White knuckles,fingers clench.Distance,hither to yonder unknown, creeping longerwith every step.Scent of decay waftsspring evening breeze. Soulsappingisolation.
Category Archives: Personal
Blogging Challenge Topic Today: Do you write like you talk? Blogging is inherently personal and therefore leaves a lot of room for your unique voice. How do you show your reader your personality through your writing? “The blogging challenge lady asked WHAT?!” came the reply from one of the voices in my head. “She wants toContinue reading “Voice(s).”
Today’s Blogging Challenge Topic: Write about something positive. What is something good that’s happened in your world recently? Share a smile, share a laugh, share a success. As I wrote in my poem the other day, some positives have come from this whole virus mess. For me, personally, I’ve been having FaceTime conference video callsContinue reading “Positives”
Unknowable Like Pi
Cotton candy wafting through sticky nostrils,elephant ears scalding youthful throats.Bucket seats rise, legs swinging careless and free,time marches, its passenger a tightening throat.Peak ever approaching but forever distantuntil rusted support erased from sight. Gone. Stomach-floating fall, first warning tardy,Mr. Ferris and his giant wheel grind on,rolling inexorably clockwise to unlit, mazed depths.Direction, distance? Compass-spinningly unknowableContinue reading “Unknowable Like Pi”
Best Way to Spend a Rainy Afternoon…
Today’s Blog Topic: What is the best way to spend a rainy afternoon? Hmmm… let’s see… you probably know where I’m going with this one… 😉 CleanDo laundryJigsaw puzzlePlay cardsPlay games on my phoneWatch televisionRead a bookListen to an audiobookListen to musicWRITE!!!! 🙂
Standing Naked in the Wind
I love writing.com. Every now and then, a REAL author just drops you a little note out of the blue, and you realize that you’re completely exposed, just standing naked in the wind with your own embarrassing, crazy little stories… Gotta love it! 🙂
Today’s Blog Challenge: Write about good things that can come out of a bad situation. If you have an example from personal experience, please share! Several of the best events in my life have come out of bad situations. Certainly, some of my most memorable and proudest moments have. A few days after my highContinue reading “Adversity”
The Great Toilet Paper Evaporation of 2020
Today’s Blogging Challenge Topic: COVID-19. It’s affecting all of us in one way or another. Never in our lifetimes have we seen something of this magnitude and severity. So today, check in with yourself and your fellow competitors – how are you? Where is your head at? What’s worrying you? Let’s gather our WDC community aroundContinue reading “The Great Toilet Paper Evaporation of 2020”
Lucky or Hard-Working?
Today’s 30-day blogging challenge topic is whether successes are a matter of luck or hard work, with a link to this article: Warren Buffet is absolutely right. I am incredibly lucky to have been born into a relatively wealthy and comfortable life in the United States. I’ve had the benefit of a wonderful and freeContinue reading “Lucky or Hard-Working?”
Today’s blog challenge question: If you had the opportunity to compete on a television game show, which would you pick? If you won, what would you do with your winnings? I can think of only one game show I’ve really watched. Amazing Race. So that’s my choice, I suppose. With my winnings, I would startContinue reading “Game Show”