Category Archives: Poetry

Photo Challenge #182 – Life’s Balancing Act.

Image: – Brooke Shaden Life had always been a balancing act It was how it was for her, So many considerations to be taken into account, How would the family react? How would her children already estranged Respond to her … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #181- In Death

Image: Mark Harless When they found, her she was face down in the stream. Flowers were sprouting from her shoulders. Many said it was justice Others bemoaned her fate. There had to be circumstances they said No one just dies … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #180 – Darcy Longbottom

Darcy Longbottom was a jokester A clown, a manipulator and he loved cards. He would play cards all day From both sides of the deck, he was adept. He’d tell you flat and to your face That his name was … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt “It’s all in the title” – Unfinished Dreams

The girl who was made of unfinished dreams. She turns the page and looks at the next image. She remembers the dream in which she encountered the river Flowing rapidly, it hissed at her to stay away. But she needed … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt: July 30: Surfacing

When she thought about it surfacing was the only alternative. Apart from the bracingly cold water The sapping of her breath There was only one way, and that was up. Broadsided by recent revelation News a problem existed. Momentarily there … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #175 – The Bound Woman

Image: MKA Photography   There’s a woman I know Who’s bound hand and foot You see on the corner Looking which way and that. It’s not she seeks sympathy It’s just the way things are She’s there for all to … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #9: “Liability” by Lorde #amwriting #music #musicchallenge

Image: Google Images labelled for re-use. It was the way she dressed You could have guessed it was a cry For help for attention, who knows what went on in her mind. The little girl in the loud clothes Ever … Continue reading

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