Resonate

Faint flickers, Grandmother’s stories, Lead into maternal line, Knowing at once where, The key departed John left, Her friend called her the day, After he died as he had promised he would. Forwards and inert chest flicker, Always felt not seen nor heard, Deciphering all…

The Promised Dawn (Prompt Twenty, Hour Twenty)

It is pitch dark outside, except for the lamp at my bedside. A novel poem experience, rejuvenating. Warmed by everyone’s thoughts, illuminating. And although it has been a long day, we strived and kept indolence at bay. For generations later would look upon, And we…

Preventing Disaster

Your innate ability to perceive tomorrow and clearly predict it So that friends and family are guided and led aright Often times this has led you to the summit It is a gift.   Once, you have averted a plane crash that would have erased…

A Thank You Note to Mum

The gift I treasure most Is our compendium of memories Enough stories to span centuries But collected in just a few decades Like individual jewels in priceless accessories.

Imaginary

Seeing clearly now threat which never existed, Yet every waking moment imagined him to life, Blighting rendering loving fosters quite toxic, Composite being of unacknowledged edges, Emptiness inside of cavernous cracks in me, Fused together and breathed to worried life, Always that which I never…

23. How has life changed since the pandemic started?

Covid Waiting in lines galore.  It is no fun to go to the store. The rules change every week, if not daily as the virus piques. It’s not only frustrating or aggravating. It is out of self preservation that we battle the lines to hunt…

22. COVID-19

The verdict is not out. It is not necessarily a zombie virus but it might as well be. Is it strictly respiratory? It can cause strokes and cardiac complications? In the elderly, babies, and the youth? What do we believe? Do we wear the fashionable…