Darkness of A Reflection

via Daily Prompt: Silhouette The woman, luxuriously dressed, coifed and made up Beyond stunning, glorious as a sea of buttercups Regal, stoic, eloquent and intelligent, elegant Proud, distant, often condescending and arrogant   Yet not so long ago, this boastful, regal, arrogant regal woman Would scarcely be recognized; a figment of one's imagination A nobody;… Continue reading Darkness of A Reflection

My Dream – Mine

Had a dream of a husband, kids and being a stay at home mom...until the kids were at school.  We were in a large house in an upper-middle-class residential neighborhood in the Upper Midwest.  The schools were superb, the neighbors were excellent, crime was non-existent, the streets were wide and no cars were ever on… Continue reading My Dream – Mine

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

Rebuilding

I wanted to alert all of my followers, I gave myself a present - an upgraded site on WordPress.  Once I figure out the design and get it the way I want it, You'll be seeing posts coming from there. Oh, is this going to be a project....  

And Then…She Jumped

A nightmare had long begun; the mind was being stretched and twisted One year?  Three?  Ten?  God only knows how long she had been holding on Holding onto what?  Faith?  Inner strength?  Determination?  Or was she already afflicted? Not knowing.  Not understanding.  Not seeing the signs.  Reality has gone Culminating in an altered state so… Continue reading And Then…She Jumped

Dance of the Snake

It always begins... with.... a strike of a match.... the strange smell like gasoline....                The flick of the wrist to douse the flame from the match.... But? The end of the cigarette is lit.  It just...burns.  It doesn't...do anything Wait!  The smoke!  It's a single string into the air… Continue reading Dance of the Snake

Disobeying the Rules

via Daily Prompt: Disobey What is it about rules that just make them so enticing to break? "You have to get up to go to school!" an excuse to fake Go to church - the classic parking lot; go to pray and worship Then it becomes the Daytona 500 to leave the parking lot; drivers… Continue reading Disobeying the Rules

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

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