flora · haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · nature · poetry

#MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring

  Mind Loves Misery Menagerie has asked that we write haiku on the first day of spring.  Hopefully more than one is ok.   Calendar: says Spring Ground: still frozen with heaped snow Winter: your time's done. * March's beginning, daffodils are still sleeping under white blankets. * March's twenty first, daffodils and crocus push… Continue reading #MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring

Fandango Provocative Question · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · music · Word of the Day Challenge

#YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

Fandango's Provocative Question this week is about the choices we make and the actions we take. “What is more important to you, doing the right thing or doing things right?”   Ideally doing the right thing and doing things right are the same thing. For example following the Golden Rule of doing unto others as… Continue reading #YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

One Liner Wednesday · Uncategorized

One-Liner Wednesday — 1/16/19

There is something in man that loves a wall, but what wall menders and fence builders do not get is that when they fence something out, they are also fencing themselves in. Not one but two prisons are made by one wall. ― David Duchovny, Holy Cow Many people know David Duchovny only as a… Continue reading One-Liner Wednesday — 1/16/19

dverse · poetry · remembrance · Uncategorized

d’Verse — Confessional

image link Anmol is our host of d'Verse this evening.  He has challenged us with: So, the Poetics challenge today is to write a confessional verse in the style of any of these poets or write something which plays with the ideas expressed here — to put your regrets, your guilts, your sins, your humanity,… Continue reading d’Verse — Confessional

A Guy Called Bloke · fiction

Tell The Story

Rory, aka A Guy Called Bloke, has tagged me to tell a story about this image, which freaked me out this morning when I looked at it before my first cup of coffee.  Afterwards, I will choose an image and tag 3 people to write a story based upon the image I've chosen.  Kick back… Continue reading Tell The Story

Uncategorized

Apologies to several people who commented

  I was unaware there was a spam folder on WP until today, when someone asked me if I had blocked them.  I wasn't sure what was going on and so looked in the settings; what did I find but 50 blocked messages, half of them spam/junk, but the other 25 from various people.  There… Continue reading Apologies to several people who commented

mature audiences only · music

Double Feature Double Entendre — mature audiences only

cartoon link A double entendre is a word, phrase, etc. that has two meanings, one of them usually of a sexual nature. There are two songs I want to talk about today that I think are double entendre songs. First I will link the video, then the lyrics, then my thoughts about it. If you… Continue reading Double Feature Double Entendre — mature audiences only

Daoism · dverse · poetry · quadrille · Taoism

#d’Verse — Quadrille to Change

image link De Jackson is the host of d'Verse poet's pub this evening. De's prompt follows: The changing of the guards. Spare change. Positive change. Change your clothes. Change your attitude. Change your life. Changed. Changeability. Changing. You could even go a little creepy on us, and write about a changeling. Whatever you write, just… Continue reading #d’Verse — Quadrille to Change