Faces or Facades

  Faces Full faces, fat faces, gaunt faces, frightening faces, festive faces, freaked-out faces Plastered on Paris, shellacked on signs, tagged on trains, brushed onto billboards Painted with spray painting, painted by hand painting, painted pumped with air painting Robust reds, vibrant violets, beautiful blues, gorgeous greens or golds, bold black borders Bizarre backgrounds like Dali,… Continue reading Faces or Facades

Bird With A Broken Wing

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2017/10/15/ascend/ A heartbreaking sight; the winged gift from the gods fall from heaven Injuries from overuse, yes but mostly from Man and it's disgraceful What majesty bears in such amazing feats in the skies; such a blessing To see the wings of a majestic bird in flight; oh, so graceful Glorious.  Beautiful.  Majestic.  Poetry in… Continue reading Bird With A Broken Wing

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

Beauty in the Eye of the Storm

via Daily Prompt: Crescendo Hurricanes dancing Spinning round to a crescendo Power Danger yet such beauty It is my hope that there is little loss of life to those who are fleeing Hurricane Irma in Florida, now Category 5 status, and set to rival Hurricane Andrew in size, power, and ferocity.  My prayers go out… Continue reading Beauty in the Eye of the Storm

Life of a Single Mother

Rushing, rushing, constantly in a hurry The father has long gone; the mother with children scurries "Time to go!" The mother cries. "It's time for school!" But deep inside, her heart aches; the mother worries   The mother is no longer a mother; she's an employee Sitting behind a desk attempting to focus on her… Continue reading Life of a Single Mother

The City

As I return to the city, I see the lights of the skyscrapers above Who is inside?  What are they thinking?  What are they doing?   It makes me all the more curious as I step off of the bus and see the doves I see another tall building.  And another.  And yet another.  I'm… Continue reading The City

The Secret Crush

via Daily Prompt: Enamored It all began when they were children A boy, a girl; two kids who loved to hit a ball against a wall The boy would tease the girl; she would think him a villain Name-calling, teasing yet, they kept hitting that ball against a wall   One day, in a random… Continue reading The Secret Crush

Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

I did not see this one coming...honest. I was focused.  My commitment was there.  I was writing every morsel down. Then, it hits.  Emotion Mind starts speaking to my Reason Mind. War has begun - the cravings have started. The mindfulness tug-of-war has taken flight.   Wise Mind has vanished. To regain my balance, I must know… Continue reading Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

Daily Prompt: Rhyme – A Bad Day

Rhymevia Daily Prompt: Rhyme Once again I'm struggling to make a poem rhyme And yet again, I'm sure not turning a phrase on a dime I scratch my head thinking of inspiration Instead, all I feel - and smell -  is perspiration Oops!  I forgot to put on deodorant as I was out of time.

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?