What do you see #1

The Social Media Dragon A dragon that snatches children from their parents That separates husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, Distances friends from each other, Even when they are together. Its fiery breath pervades every bit of our existence Occupying our waking moments And keeping us from sleep.     Written for: What do you see #1 a prompt created by Sadje of KeepItAlive Continue reading What do you see #1


The Secret of Success #SoCS Oct. 12/19

He worked very hard, All day, every day. Nose to grindstone. Shoulder to wheel. More ground to cover. Yet more deadlines to meet. Hailing from a humble background, But wanting to shine in his field. Without financial or familial support, Persistence was his only friend, His goal,  his only guide. People called him over-ambitious But  he never forgot his late father’s advice: ” Never stop … Continue reading The Secret of Success #SoCS Oct. 12/19

SoCS Oct 5: Fantastic News

Here’s your prompt for this week: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “-tast-.” Find a word that contains “tast” and use it in your post. Enjoy! “Fantastic news ! A drug that cures every cancer. A vaccine against every infection. World peace forever. No more overpopulation or poverty. Natural disasters averted forever. The environment protected for evermore. Don’t you wish these were … Continue reading SoCS Oct 5: Fantastic News


Image by Monika Schmidt from Pixabay “They brought me in to catch a rat; imagine that! I have never felt so berated, insulted,humiliated. Catch pests? What, me? I would never even hurt a flea. I am only used to packaged cat food:wholesome, nutritious, delicious !” Written for : In Other Words RULES: Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less Use the picture … Continue reading “Delicious”


To the Internet with Love –SoCS 9.28.19

I have often wondered What life was like before the Internet ? How did we live without our daily contact With friends halfway across the world Chatting with them about politics or current affairs Or what to make for dinner tonight. How did we vent our peeves and opinions When there was no social media. How much time and effort did we take to visit … Continue reading To the Internet with Love –SoCS 9.28.19

In Other Words, peanut butter… – Patricia’s Place

“Thank you kind person for hanging up this lovely treat for me. But I am not on Keto or Atkins or any other low carb diet. Polly wants a cracker with her peanut butter. “ Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito… from Pixabay     Written for: 5 LINES OR LESS, CHALLENGE, IN OTHER WORDS, WHATEVER!   RULES: Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less Use the picture and/or the word(s) peanut butter as inspiration … Continue reading In Other Words, peanut butter… – Patricia’s Place