Frailty

Photo by –FlyTrapMan– Fragile are the threads that keep us earthbound. When they unravel, where do we fall? !!! My quote was inspired by an intriguing article. Click HERE to read it !!!… Continue reading

Petula, the Duck

I sit here and puff my cigarette. The rings of smoke rise and encircle Petula, the duck’s neck. Quack, she says; quite upset. Oh it’s you again, I sigh making duck lips. She… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poetry: Wanting

Photograph by Dimitri_C from freeimages.com For the want of food, she stole a bright red apple. Twelve lashes cut skin. 🍏 🍎 Thief. She was cast out and did walk a lonely life,… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poetry: Slaves to Our Words

Photo by Stephen Hyun of freeimages.com You open your mouth – part-time slaves, part-time masters emerge–all your words.   My tongue finds each one. I taste and roll them around – swallow verbs… Continue reading

Frost

Photo by –FlyTrapMan– He whispered in her dreams. As she stirred, hearing his words, she reached out for him. Fingers brushed against the snow, collected on his arms. You’re cold, she shivered –… Continue reading

Repressed Memory

Photograph by Andy Smart   The ghost in my head – knocks on doors and clears cobwebs. I’m not dead, it says.   Sigmund Freud developed a psychological theory about the nature of… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Balance

Image by Jiang Daohua | Dreamstime.com Nobody who is always gloomy can stay sane. Set your laughter free. Allow happiness to handspring into your grin – spreading joy within. Nobody who is always… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poetry: Mime Frog

Title Card by FlyTrapMan Croak silent ribbit. Green amphibian mimic. I am what I am. Quiet as can be – I dare not say anything. Noise just betrays me.  You see, there are… Continue reading

Building Walls

Photograph by Nadia Szopinska of freeimages.com The monster builds walls – saying he’ll protect us all. That proves to be false.   What he builds is hate – an all-encompassing gate. Goodwill kept… Continue reading

Parched

Illustration by Rose Perez Desert in my heart – parched and barren without you. Let me drink of love.