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

The Child Left Behind

The first day of school - the young girl is wearing her new uniform all primed and pressed Nervous, but excited to see her friends again; the summer was long and she was depressed Her parents left her at her private school that they pay good money for her to attend The public schools in the… Continue reading The Child Left Behind

Repairing the Shattered Pieces

via Daily Prompt: Elevate A divorced woman, looking to elevate her standing in the world By serving others, by being of use to her Higher Power as  she thought He deemed To guide others out of the hell of addiction as a counselor of addictions She thought her future looked bright; that her life was going… Continue reading Repairing the Shattered Pieces

You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

"Good morning ABC Company how can I help you?" And there the day begins on this final day of the month What's so special about this day above all other days you ask? It's special for one reason above all - it's called "END OF MONTH" Trust me, mes amis, in sales and distribution, this… Continue reading You Feel Like You Just Wanna Give Up

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?

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

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

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 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

Locked In The Darkness

via Daily Prompt: Inhabit All I see is black, darkness all around me I can't even see my hands or any part of me It's so dark I can't even determine truth from fallacy Oh how I wish this was not true; that this was pure fantasy   The darkness I inhabit is real and… Continue reading Locked In The Darkness