Tag Archives: perseverence

SoCS June 17/17 – sign

It was a sign of the times in a signpost moment when many thought he should have signed off. But there was no sign of him giving up, in or otherwise and so as he looked at the signposts in … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #10: Far far away

Image to inspire a fairy tale by – Theodore Kittelsen   The boy had travelled far in his quest to reach the golden city. It was his third attempt. The previous attempts it had rained and made the creeks and … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Bless those who curse you”

Each Saturday I faced him.  Johnny Denton, the fastest bowler in our district. When our two teams met I would work myself up to face him promising myself to do better than the last time. He would sneer at me … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Say No to Drugs”

My mother picked me up from rehab. She knew the way, the routine, the process, the steps I had to take. I usually lasted a week at best, then the decline started. I missed the high, the rush, the escape. … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is Art

I watch as lines are drawn Criss-crossing on the concrete floor Mesmerising at first A jumble it appears of thoughts Of ideas going nowhere. This is the first of this kind Previous murals being on walls Where standing was the … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #123 “NoEnd House Part 5″ – Carrion

The walls within which I live Ooze a stench permeating my flesh. I am tarnished by the refuse dictating my life. No amount of incense will purge me. Carrion the result of years of lovelessness I couldn’t escape I was … Continue reading

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Monday Wordle #45 – January 26, 2015 – She

This week’s words: Force Body Astral Stupor Drizzle Jaw Pride Chord Blinding Reckless Prevaricate (to speak falsely, to give the wrong impression) Fixture   It was all true, I had been blindingly oblivious the whole time. She was after me. … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt #40 – December 23, 2014 – The Goal

Image: Manuel Rodriguez Sanchez In any life long pursuit it’s the last bit that is often the hardest. Getting the writing done. The editing. The endless rewrites. Maintaining belief that what you are doing is worthwhile That you have an … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #38 – Shadow Dancer – December 9, 2014 – Automaton

Photo Credits: Nickolas Muray Step two three Step five six Poise my girl poise Listen to the rhythm Feel it in your bones Step step step….. My dear you have two feet Don’t let the right be cajoled by the … Continue reading

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Poem 131 – Lady with Three Legs

Miss R lived three doors down Walked by every day Spritely was the word we used. As she aged She slowed down Until one day she stepped out Stopped by our fence Held onto the post Breathing heavily Looked momentarily … Continue reading

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