Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · poetry · politics

That’s classified

Fandango's One-Word Challenge of the day is classified. I watched a 2017 documentary on Frank Serpico last night made in 2017. It's been over 45 years since he shook the NYPD and its network to the core. One of the standouts from the many things he said over this show was that it was never… Continue reading That’s classified

limerick · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Life is just a bowl full of cherries

image link   Today's Word of the Day challenge is doleful.  Having a little fun today with a limerick!   expecting a bowlful of berries sigh, doleful – they only had cherries inconvenient the pits even more so the sh*ts with a book on the throne he tarries

nature · poetry

Young Charlotte, or The Frozen Maid

"Sleigh Ride" by Cornelius Krieghoff As a starving person's focus becomes their gnawing hunger, so does trying to stay warm become the focus of a person who can't find warmth. Today was one of those days. I give you now the poem that Maine poet, Seba Smith, was inspired to write after reading an article… Continue reading Young Charlotte, or The Frozen Maid

dverse · lanturne · nature · poetry

deep freeze

Tonight is dverse Open Link Night.  Today's offerings are what's most on my mind today -- keeping the fire going.  It's been chilly all day and the fire is on the third try.  Today's offerings are four lanturnes, described as a five-line verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two,… Continue reading deep freeze

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · goddess · love · music · relationships · religion · Word of the Day Challenge

Not that God

image link The Word of the Day Challenge is hymn.  Fandango's One Word Challenge is contrast. Every Sunday, it was the same routine. Same old sermons, same old songs. Until that one Sunday, when our pastor was gone and we had a substitute. The substitute was a young woman who had spiked blue hair, a… Continue reading Not that God

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · love · poetry · triquain · Word of the Day Challenge · writing

writing community

image link Fandango's One Word Challenge is trail.  Word of the Day Challenge is camaradarie.  These two words immediately made me think of the writing community here at Word Press that is such a joyous and supportive community.  I love you!  OK enough of the mushy. Here's another form that ends up being in a… Continue reading writing community

Fandango Provocative Question · justice · politics

FPQ #3 — on morality

image link Fandango gives us another provocative question. “Is morality objective or is it subjective? If you believe it’s objective, what is its source. If you believe it’s subjective, how do you know whose concept of morality is correct? From the crystal ball (google), one definition of morality is “principles concerning the distinction between right… Continue reading FPQ #3 — on morality

diamante · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · poetry · relationships · Word of the Day Challenge

Now you see me….

gif link Fandango's One Word Challenge today (oops yesterday) is leave and the Word Challenge of the day is dismal.  I should have just skipped the challenges, but it's done now.  I decided to do something short and sweet, well not that sweet as leave and dismal are kind of like the day outside was,… Continue reading Now you see me….

dverse · poetry · relationships

Off They Go^

image link Tonight's dverse poet's cafe topic is fire and it can be in any form.  This one may be in a form but no guarantees.   two extinguished travelers searching for shelter where warmth could be and found each other * kindling of combustible memories tossed into the pyre ignited by unvalidated emotions consumed… Continue reading Off They Go^

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · mature audiences only · netflix · relationships · Word of the Day Challenge

Blue Twilight Zone

click for essay, "The obsession with creating ‘perfect female robots’: Should women be worried?" Warning:  this post contains material of a sexual nature that is not appropriate for children and may be objectionable to some adults. Last night I watched a 45-minute netflix offering about the subject of fembots, called, “My Sex Robot”. Going to… Continue reading Blue Twilight Zone