New Years Eve Story — Elves and Vices

This is one I wrote a year or two ago, for one or Rory’s challenges.  I found it during the ongoing file management and thought to share it.  Beware it’s more than a little spicy! New Years Eve: Elves and Vices‘Twas the night before New Years’ and all through the clubEvery creature was snorting to…

#Haikai Challenge #171: Cold Moon (fuyu no tsuki)

      Fluffy blanket cloudshug winter moon’s cold curves –dogs dream near the fire. Snow owl disappears inside winter’s cold moon heart –pink wings rise with sun. Frost moon brightens dark-shadowed twigs scraping windows –I shiver inside. Dead tinseled trees rest at curbside, row after row,under a cold moon. Mice on ice skates twirlin…

#FF — Launchpad

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda As a 12-year-old riding in the back seat of the family Chevrolet, she often passed the tallest building in their town. Craning her neck up, she dreamed one day she would work there, considering it the pinnacle of success in her rustic ignorance. Between then and her dream realized was…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #65 – December 29, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  This is the last one before the new year.  2020 was a terrible year generally but I think many of us have watched more movies and series this year than any other.  Happy New Year and hopes for less movies and more living in 2021. Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame)…

Chris Hedges: The Great Delusion — Rise Up Times

“The message of the Biden administration to progressives and left-wing populists is very clear – ‘Drop dead.’” Chris Hedges: The Great Delusion — Rise Up Times Biden is better than the orange stain but far from good.  I wish I could disagree with anything that Chris Hedges is saying, but we need to be vigilant against…

Dark Angel for earthweal

At age of five became I blindBad nerves to blame that made me screamCursed I our God for act unkindYet all, my friend, ’twas not as seemed The act upon heaped thoughts unkindTurned out to have a brighter themeThrough haunts did stray the other fiveTo caves of dreams with golden seams Each night I searched…