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25. Shallow Hopes

Shallow hopes and low expectations, This is not the way to go about it If you want to achieve something Your goals or your dreams Will only come about If you reach for the stars Dare to set glorious goals Have high expectations And work hard to achieve them. Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/plantain-leaved-leopard-s-bane-flower-3414889/via June 2020 Writing Prompts Continue reading 25. Shallow Hopes

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23. Mosquito Madness

Mosquito madness hits my part of the world twice every year, in March / April and then October / November. The reason for this is outbreaks of a mosquito transmitted disease called dengue fever that were widespread a few years ago. This is a very debilitating infection  called bone-breaking fever due to the intense bone and joint pain it causes. It also goes by the … Continue reading 23. Mosquito Madness

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20. His silent secret

He had been good at spinning tales ever since he was a young boy. His younger sister would listen enthralled for hours on end as he made up stories of magical places and enchanted forests filled with birds and butterflies. When he grew up, he joined the army. Despite such a macho career he yearned to make up stories. Unknown to his colleagues, he started … Continue reading 20. His silent secret

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19. Nothing makes sense

Nothing makes sense……. In the 21st Century, man is at the pinnacle of scientific endeavour. Yet a tiny submicroscopic virus is holding the world hostage. The world is supposed to be civilised, enlightened and politically correct. Yet it is torn apart by racism, bigotry and prejudice.  Why does mankind take one step forward but two steps backward ?     Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/plantain-leaved-leopard-s-bane-flower-3414889/via June 2020 … Continue reading 19. Nothing makes sense