INTO THE GLASS WEB

From gossamer threads crystal beads hung swaying in the breeze, catching the sun. A sparkling canopy resting on grassy blades, this little palace out of fairy tales. Too many have craved this home’s silvery lights and too late found they’ve been locked in tight. Into this delicate web they’ve all been lured that silken tonguedContinue reading “INTO THE GLASS WEB”

TO THE FALLEN

A seed does not grow until it falls to the ground Upon your sacrifice this generation stands. With your blood and valor freedom was bought that each man, woman and child will live as they ought. With joy and dignity as our Creator meant may our lives be worthy of the lives you’ve spent. TheContinue reading “TO THE FALLEN”

TO RAINDROPS

I have a trove of treasures that comes only with the rain they are of such design no man can ever claim. How delicate they are so ephemeral their art each is a masterpiece that will surely delight. Regarding their clarity there can be no doubt they throw off light they reflect everything about. EachContinue reading “TO RAINDROPS”

EXPECTATIONS

The bud turns to flower the seed to its tree according to their nature things will be. The infant in the womb though yet a seed mirrors Himself time is all he needs.           ________________________________ This is my 33 word contribution to the  Trifextra: Week Eighteen challenge “For our weekend challenge, we’reContinue reading “EXPECTATIONS”

THE PENCIL QUEST

“Is your homework done?” Mama asked of Wendell. “I can’t do it.” He whined. “I don’t have a pencil.” “Don’t just sit there and cry. That pencil won’t come to you. Solve your problem my child. It is quite simple to do.” Wendell then closed his eyes. He let his thoughts run wild. I thinkContinue reading “THE PENCIL QUEST”

TO THE TOMATO THAT GOT PLANTED BEFORE ITS TIME

I planted a tomato in the middle of April. My husband said “No. No.” It’s winter still. “You’re just being a contrarian,” went my usual reply. “Sun’s high, air’s warm, summer’s definitely nearby.” So into the ground, the tomato went enjoying good weather, defying husband’s sentiment. Then one April night, the temperatures fell. What happenedContinue reading “TO THE TOMATO THAT GOT PLANTED BEFORE ITS TIME”

THE STRONGMAN

I wrote this piece for Bloggy Moms Writers’ Workshop.  The challenge is still about music: This week’s prompt involves music. Think about that story that’s been on your mind. Think about your main character, or maybe a side character. Think about the story itself, or maybe just a pivotal scene in the story. You gotContinue reading “THE STRONGMAN”

(An Ode to) THAT DANDELION!

Much has been said of the dandelion too lowly, so pretty too weedy, so tasty. Such a nuisance on smooth grass Goes so well with the lettuce. Whichever side of the fence you’re on regarding these dandelions – they brighten up the naked earth they serve up a feast while other flowers still sleep. AndContinue reading “(An Ode to) THAT DANDELION!”

MAGNUM OPUS

Years ago, when I was a new mother with  a mild case of post partum blues and a great dose of homesickness, I wrote this poem – SILENCE Memories flowed like a swollen stream drowning the mind with long forgotten pains refreshing the soul with joys back again. Music once unheard echoes clear in theContinue reading “MAGNUM OPUS”