Bat Out Of Hell [Prompt 30]

Like a bat out of hell! Teenage years, Our angst … Our emotional blow-up! Do we run? Should we stay, Or should we go? Questions! We sought to arrive, so fast, at last! We would wake up, to go go! Like a bat out of…

Childhood Thoughts [Prompt 29]

1) The smiling little girl; She grew up to sing … and twirl. Hair was straight … had no curl. 2) She longed for waves … more she craves. Through the raves … 3) Then the day did come; High school gained her friends, at…

Acres Of Green [Prompt 27-28]

They call this city, Dirty The shitty, Too busy, Crowded … Shrouded in media spin. Tourists expect rude, Crude … City of sin! We are not without guilt; No doubt … We were built, of cement! We never sleep, ours dreams … we will keep….

All The Babies [Prompt 26]

They are the babies, at first, they were two, then we gained a few, now they are a crew! If you feed some more, these felines take the door. You’d think they are poor! They are well-fed and sly! This backyard feral group, coming for their…

I Grow Old…[Prompt 25]

[Citations in Italics: Plays of T. S. Eliot. Boston: Faber, 1969] I grow old … I grow old … It seemed so important to grow up, to be a lady; make my own rules. I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. I do…

All The Colors II [Prompt 23 – 24]

All the colors … All the pain … And the psychedelic warms; my image grows clearer … Oh glory, I am starting too see … me! The unknown artist found me … amongst the mess; the road less … the hidden woman; the death of…

My Dearest Tim [Prompt 22]

My Dearest Tim, Too long apart, though never really separate. Our souls touch, connect … always, forever, since the first lifetime. It’s time … to re-energize the twins; that is our souls. Meet me now, at the place we know; playing our hands… winning the…

All The Colors [Prompt 21]

It was me! All the colors … All the pain; All the blood, tears and laughter. The Artist saw me, through and through … Who was this man? or woman? The name on the art… only had initials. Was it that day? The day in…

Road To Broadway [Prompt 20]

Child of the Arts… Dance classes … Felt like a star; in tap shoes and leotard! Begged parents to make a star… move to California? No! Mom sings opera. I hate opera. Joined the theatre… Fell in love, with theatre, of course! Mom said, “You…

Before/After [18/19]

“The Beginning” Darkness hides the light… yet, the light was always there. An atom… a star… a Milky Way; No name to describe … me… us… the spark that will lead the way. We … us … rise up and shine brighter and brighter! The…

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