Wishful Thinking

Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Cheryl Holt @ Pixabay Wishful Thinking Two lovely little friends, ignorant of bias and prejudice, Walking through a world divided by differences of colour, race and gender. Man has charted the moon and harnessed technology. Yet has failed to stamp out discrimination, hatred & prejudice. I wish that by the time these little girls grow … Continue reading Wishful Thinking

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Strangers On A Train — another poem for the pandemic

Two strangers on a train Wearing masks and gloves. Sitting six feet apart It is difficult to make conversation Wearing masks and sitting six feet apart . So they nod and smile Before turning to their cell phones . Two total strangers Thinking the same thoughts: Will we always live like this? How long will this last?     Image credit : https://www.google.com/search?q=free+image+for+train+travel+with+social+distancing&rlz=1C1CHBF_enPK845PK845&sxsrf=ALeKk Continue reading Strangers On A Train — another poem for the pandemic

What do you see # 30 – 18 May 2020 — Keep it alive

Welcome back to another Monday and another prompt. Rules; You can write a post on your blog and create a pingback to link to the original post. Write an original story, poem, or a caption. I will try to reblog your response on my blog. There is no limit to words or format but keep […] Oh to be young again, Footloose and fancy free. … Continue reading What do you see # 30 – 18 May 2020 — Keep it alive

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Friday Flashback Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

I feel so sorry for the cynic. His cup is always half empty. If people are nice to him he suspects ulterior motives. When they are not nice, he feels persecuted. Rainbows, sunsets, spring flowers, Kindness, gratitude, compassion. He lets them all slide past Without appreciating their beauty. Cynicism does not let him enjoy his life And sinks him into a morass of despair. Eventually … Continue reading Friday Flashback Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

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#writephoto– The Performance

Swirling and and twirling Her cape unfurling Playing with light music and smoke Mesmerising the audience with her voice. And then backstage, unwinding and reflecting : “How long will I be able to do this ?”   Written for: Sue Vincent’s photo prompt https://scvincent.com/2019/12/26/thursday-photo-prompt-offering-writephoto/ Continue reading #writephoto– The Performance

The Impossible Dream #SoCS Nov. 16/19

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “dream.” Use it as a noun or a verb; use any way you’d like. Enjoy! On this lazy Saturday morning, I read the notification for the prompt above. As I slowly savoured my first cup of tea and mulled over the word ” dream ” I was reminded of a song I learned at school. The … Continue reading The Impossible Dream #SoCS Nov. 16/19

The wonderful world of books — What do you see#3

  What words would you give to this picture?   Rolling hills, sparkling waterfalls, High adventure on stormy seas, Riding wild horses on the praire, Intriguing mystery,idyllic romance; So many places A book can take me.   Written for: What do you see? a prompt created by Sadje of KeepItAlive in memory of Helene.   Continue reading The wonderful world of books — What do you see#3