Recipe for Humanity 2020 – Hour 2 Prompt

Ingredients 1. Face mask 2. social distancing 3. Stay home when sick or not essential 4. Kindness and non-judgment 5. Thinking of others Directions: Wear your face mask and maintain at least 6 feet social distancing to keep others safe. If you are sick, stay…

My Dear Dora – Hour 1 Prompt

She raised her son and nephew On a housekeeper’s pay She made sure their hearts Knew love every day Her smile was so genuine Her morals so strong Her faith was divine Each trait was life-long She taught me that hard work Paid off in…

I Miss Our Talks

You have been gone almost six months And I find this unreal In that short time, you’ve missed so much I still struggle to heal I think of you each Sunday morning As I stop myself from calling The phone just rests there in my…

Meteors at Night

There’s something so fascinating Watching the meteors at night Shooting  ‘cross at lightning speed A streak of the whitest light I could lay on my back for hours And watch the meteors streak past The aura in this cosmic super show Brings memories made to…

The Beginning

The beginning is the starting point A sign of things to come Always filled with hopes and dreams A future bright as morn While beginnings can be scary The future being ever uncertain Without new beginnings, life cannot progress And goals cannot be achieved If…

Woodland Getaway

I’ve found a little hideaway Nestled in the trees A wayward, working Western ranch Where one can feel at ease From the second that I first arrive I know my soul is home As I stroll past the cows that come To visit as I…

I Read the Newspaper Today

I read the newspaper today The stories were filled with grief and despair Each one made my heart hurt worse Saddened for the world today So much death and destruction Too much heartache and loss I knew I needed to do something Something to change…

Taking Things to Heart

The heart is the most important muscle in the body Without its daily effort, life cannot exist Its amazement and wonder cannot be spoken of enough It pumps blood that travels the veins and arteries Reaching the brain so we can think; reaching our toes…

Just a Man with a Sign

I live in a dark and lonely world One so hard to understand I have no family, no home, no friends Nothing but a cardboard sign to call my own It hasn’t always been this way I was once a CEO But the economy bust…