Haley

via Daily Prompt: Critical Oh, Haley... A very strong, independent woman; single mother with children Left behind; trashed inside, tossed aside, all because she drank like the men Oh, Haley... Lost her heart, Lost her soul, lost her mind, nearly lost her life Almost lost her kids and everything dear, the very thought cut her… Continue reading Haley

Him

Long ago she thought he was her prince Tall, ingenious, handsome, romantic Adored her to the moon and back Swept her off of her feet; it was love at first sight Friends thought he was "a great guy"; exceptionally polite He made promises galore; he'd always take care of her She'd never want for anything;… Continue reading Him

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

The Magnetic Bond

They were only to meet a one-time rendezvous; this man and woman The man, miserable in his marriage but refused to leave The woman, miserable in hers but had long ago decided to leave  Upon first sight, it became clear to both that their attraction was magnetic   One was the positive charge, the other was the negative… Continue reading The Magnetic Bond

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

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…

Imaginary Dream

Her mind's eye focused upon the horizon Blissfully unaware of any danger The present, the future; converging in union Into the form of an image of a handsome stranger Cyberspace preys on illusion and trickery Images are just a taste, a tease, a lure And is what makes this a fool's game for sure  … Continue reading Imaginary Dream

Musings

via Daily Prompt: Solitary "You got an offer..." Oh, how overjoyed I was when I heard those words!  I had been waiting for months for this change in my life - to go from a government-dependent non-working blob to someone I could look at in the mirror and say, "I'm doing something and FEEL I… Continue reading Musings