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

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 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

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 Fool

By the way, the is a P.S. to Musings     I was only posting some goddamn photos.  Truly. Photos.  Nothing more. This wasn't Yahoo Messenger.  Not Zoosk.  Not Match.com. It was Instagram.  Instagram, for heaven's sake.  Photos.  Shit... I lost track at four, that's right, four solicitations to follow. Eh, why not? One really… Continue reading The Fool

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