The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 13, 2022

Friday's prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is a word that starts with “u.” Find a word that starts with the letter “u” and use it however you’d like.  under aura ofburnished golden rays -etched avatar dwarfs my soulshouting aloud what I hid Via:

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

Yvette Calleiro selected a syllabic form for this week.. Her choice was a form that Gwen Plano created, called the 4-11. Gwen says the 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line. The beginning line also repeats as the last line. Here is Gwen’s example. Freedom freedom boundlessan elusivemirage gleamingon blisteringdry sandy plainsbewitchinglybeguile,it tiesin… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11


 Harmony selected this month’s theme as“The Longest Day” I have written an Alouette, created by Jan Turner It consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)with the following set rules:Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 andRhyme Scheme: aabccb.This Alouette is about that long day when you forget everything to Shake hands with that stranger… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA


Miracles We seekTo turn the wheels Stuck in tarred mud,An invisible handWould jerk us out of the vicious mire.Hoping that averse tides will mellow downAnd gentle waves will roll,And we only drift alongin tranquil slumber.Wishing that stormy tornadosDie down,And wisps of gentle breezecaress my soul,With love,I seek.Deluged with scary dread,I gasp and choke,Floating in tired… Continue reading Miracles

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 23, 2022

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “the first 2-5 words at the top of the closest printed matter.”  I was reading a story in a magazine about a survivor that began with"I am gathering myself together." I am gathering myself together and wondering what life would be,I shall scale those high peaks beckoning… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 23, 2022


An Acrostic nugget of thought using the word Persuasion prompted by the movie that I saw on Netflix based on Jane Austen's work . And these lines just struck a chord."Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can… Continue reading Persuasion

Dreams I dread you no more….

It's a grey hazy world. I walk alone into the depths of deep and dark night. The tall banyan trees rustle gently in the balmy night singing a slow requiem. Petrified, I walk on.And suddenly clawed hands protrude from the dark abyss, holding me,pinning me and choking me. I shriek aloud but no words come… Continue reading Dreams I dread you no more….