An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

via Daily Prompt: Anticipate It all began with the post talking about my surgery and my "liquid diet."  That was so long ago, it seemed like.  I began a journey to my health, my true health.  I was given six months to see if I could make it all work so that the next phase,… Continue reading An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

An Unforgotten Heartbreak

via Daily Prompt: Sympathy It seems so long ago yet it feels like yesterday An event from a B-grade horror movie but yet was reality Two tall towers, famous for their height came crashing to earth Indestructible, we thought.  Mighty as we believed.  Untouchable. Were we thinking that of the towers?  Or arrogantly thinking that… Continue reading An Unforgotten Heartbreak

Hearing Echoes

via Daily Prompt: Overcome All her life she felt like The Child Left Behind with her shiny and pressed school dress Everyone she knew from family to friends thought her sweet, loving, never apt to unkindness But what most did not realize was that she was bound, shackled to this image An image that brings to… Continue reading Hearing Echoes

What’s In a Name?

via Daily Prompt: Priceless This is one time I'm going to "self-disclose" a bit. I've written about this relationship of late, in The Secret Crush, among others.  Now, the prompt strikes a powerful nerve. My nickname. A boy and a girl, both in elementary school, are playmates.  The boy teases the girl - me -… Continue reading What’s In a Name?

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?

The Queen

via Daily Prompt: Homage A man looks in the mirror; gazes upon the lines etched in his face He reflects upon his life thus far; wonders how he came to this place This place of pure torment, a nightmare of pain and anguish It is a nightmare he wishes he could, at this moment, simply… Continue reading The Queen

The Foundation Is Laid

Dignifyvia Daily Prompt: Dignify One week.  And what a week it has been for me! I learned so much about the company for whom I now work.  I've learned about patience - and that I still have to work on it.  I have also learned a great deal about what I've been missing for the past… Continue reading The Foundation Is Laid

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

Liar Liar Pants on Fire…

"Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination, sinners, your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards who dishonour the vices and bring them into bad disrepute." --1954 The Matchmaker Act 3   "Great liars are also great magicians." --Adolf Hitler According to some fellow named Webster who wrote this great best-seller called Webster's… Continue reading Liar Liar Pants on Fire…

Root Beer Float

A mug chilled ice cold in a freezer Rich creamy vanilla ice cream soft yet firm An ice cream scoop for the ice cream as the teaser To the root beer being chilled in the ice box below The day is warm, sun is shining, and a sweet treat is sweetest perfection Reaching for the… Continue reading Root Beer Float