Moonlight Dance

     Halo of light trickling through the crevices of branches above; join the foggy mist, your glow like a cascade pouring down.      Dew of night with drops of life; to feed the vast forest. Crickets leap in the dark cover; dancing in the brilliance of night.        Hide not your face from me pale […]

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The News

This is for the writing prompt “Ten Quote Tuesday.” I chose the quote: “It had been at least a minute since he last blinked.” Here is a link to the original post: Ten Quote Tuesday      It had been at least a minute since he last blinked; he sat in silence across the table. She […]

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My Hero

     I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon for todays writing prompt. The writing prompt for today was “My Hero.” While I could think of so many people to address, I chose a different route.      You’ve taught me hunger; the value of a meal.      You’ve taught me enough; I have what I need. […]

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Ode to my Children

     If money were never ending, or everything were free; I’d get you everything you ever asked of me.      Still, if it were so; I wonder too Would you still respect me the way you do?      Remember children, the facts of life. Money isn’t everything; it causes struggle, strife.      There’s strength found […]

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What do you see?

     What do you see when you look at me? Just another woman; we’ve plenty to spare, all shapes, and sizes. They aren’t rare.      What do you see when you look at me? Oh she’s a Mother with children, who cares. Most women are; show me something more scarce.      What do you see […]

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Mother

     That voice lingers in memories, she can recall it; conjure it whenever her heart breaks. She left too soon, so much for her to see. The value of time learned, treasured, hearts ache.      Eyes closed her face appears; every edge of her profile clear. Her mouth curls up into a smile; banishing all […]

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Hypocrisy

     I love the breakdown wikipedia gives on the word “hypocrisy.”      See here: Wikipedia Hypocrisy      This part really stood out to me:      Recent studies in psychology have identified the evolutionary bases and the mental mechanisms of hypocrisy, tracing its roots to adaptations that serve contradictory functions in the human brain, and to […]

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Forgive and Forget

     They say when you forgive, you’re supposed to forget. Kind of like wiping the slate clean; a fresh start. I think that it is easier with some people; as opposed to others. You know the kind I speak of. They are the ones who are always apologizing for the same shit. Yeah, those ones. […]

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Peace

     Peace: freedom from disturbance; a state of tranquillity.      Her emotions were still; like a small river bed on a dark starry night. Her tranquillity burned upon her; like the sun kissed ocean on a summer day. This was the feeling of a warm embrace; the kind that comes when you really need it. […]

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Courage

     Courage:      The ability to do something that frightens one.      Bravery:      Courageous behavior or character.      Courageous:      Not deterred by danger or pain.      Synonyms Include: fearless; unafraid; heroic.      When did we decide that being a hero had to lack fear? How do you know the greatest heroes were not […]

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