The Spring of Corona

The Spring of Corona I started this post a couple of years ago and revised it for our corona focused world. I highly recommend Charles Eisenstein’s essay called Coronation. I’m choosing the path of love and cooperation. How about you? Thanks for reading and being part of our community. I appreciate you. Spring in the…

dreams, rebirth

Recrafting our World

Recrafting our World It’s impossible to avoid the news and impact of coronavirus. I’ve progressed from denial to concern, to acceptance and opening to new ideas. I’ve been sick for the last few days wondering if I have the virus, flu, a cold, allergies, or am simply run down. I’m considering whether to go to…

Dream Dancer, haiku

Cosmic Dancer

Cosmic Dancer ~ man meets a woman  cosmic energy in flux the dance of lovers ~ an elegant dance the universe in motion cosmic flames ignite ~ These are my first two haikus inspired by Elisa Choi Ang’s beautiful painting. I found it on Freya Pickard’s Pure Haiku poetry website as part of her latest…

winter, wonder, climate

Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders ~ a snowy winter carpet lightly dusting the earth quiet fills the day with a veil of beauty nature’s wonder ~ Sadly, we haven’t had more than a dusting in 10 years. Clearly, the climate is changing and many of us can’t help but wonder if nature can handle the changes we have…

Once Upon a Blue Moon

A Strange New World

A Strange New World Pixabay image by Natan Vance ~ I decided to have a go at writing a short story. This is my first short story ever and response to D. Wallace Peach’s March speculative fiction prompt. The guidelines can be found in the link above which are to write a poem, story or…

Christmas, merriment

Christmas Chaos

Christmas Chaos ~ Twas the night before Christmas and chaos filled the house Elves were chasing Santa’s mouse Mrs. Claus was posing with a potted Dancer Vixen was determined to ride Prancer cups were flowing with spiked nog creating a bit of a toy backlog yuletide traditions were put aside preparing for a naughty sleigh ride…

Halloween, poetry, Tanka

Haunted Spells – #TankaTuesday

Haunted Spells ~ warlocks and witches possessed with potent powers casting magic charms if perchance you fall astray call the love inside to play ~ I had so much fun last week with Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge that I decided to play along again. This week’s prompt is to write a poem using…

Halloween poetry, haiku

Hollow Ghosts- #TankaTuesday

  Hollow Ghosts ~ phantoms out to play haunting and hunting lost souls vacuous specters ~ This is my ghoulish offering for Halloween and Collen’s #TankaTuesday poetry challenge. This week her challenge words are Ghost and Hollow. The challenge is to write a poem with synonyms of those words in classic forms like haiku, tanka,…

tagging friends, WordPress

Blue Sky Fun

I don’t often join online games or challenges but this one struck a chord for the quality of questions and answers. I found it a fun way to learn more about our blogging community. I also like the number 11!  🙂 The game is called Blue Sky Tag. This round originated with Sally Cronin of Smorgasbord…

change, poetry

Winds of Change

Winds of Change ~ mighty storms brewing change is blowing through the land need flexible ways  ~ Neither the storm nor the changes are as dramatic as the photo appears, but change is clearly coming. I’m looking for a new place to live, work that better suits me, and pondering my passions and purpose. That’s…