My Life, According to Bruce Springsteen

image link Choose an artist.  Using only the titles of songs from only that artist, answer these questions in a blog entitled, My Life, According to…(insert artist’s name): Your Artist: Bruce Springsteen Are you male or female: She's The One Describe yourself: Tougher than the Rest How do you feel about yourself: I Wish I… Continue reading My Life, According to Bruce Springsteen

#OctPoWriMo2018 · justice · OctPoWriMo · poetry · PTSD

Day 7 –Go To Hell

Dear Every Member of The System Who Didn't Believe a Victim and/or Failed to Hold Accountable a Perpetration of Sexual Assault Upon Another: Person/System Who Didn't Believe A Victim Failed to Hold Accountable a Perpetration. * Your reasons are Legion. One extreme to another Rationalized or justified Callous disregard for * ---->A HUMAN BEING<---- *… Continue reading Day 7 –Go To Hell

#OctPoWriMo2018 · goddess · poetry · rondeau

Day 6 — Look Up

image link The form is a rondeau. A Rondeau is a French form, 15 lines long, consisting of three stanzas: a quintet, a quatrain, and a sestet with a rhyme scheme as follows: aabba aabR aabbaR. Lines 9 and 15 are short - a refrain (R) consisting of a phrase taken from line one. The… Continue reading Day 6 — Look Up

#OctPoWriMo2018 · OctPoWriMo

Day 5 — Denied

This is a free write, where I closed my eyes and started typing as the lines presented themselves.  I didn't have anything in particular in mind I was being deprived of so it's generic; at the same time the object of denial is important enough to elicit the stream: Force field goes up in the… Continue reading Day 5 — Denied

dreams · love · surrealism · Word of the Day Challenge

The Legend of Little Green

Today's offering is loosely, very loosely, based on the Word of the Day.   In the green years of a small life, a black hole opened up, and sucked her soul into it. She became Small Shadow. * Small Shadow saw the world in only the way a soulless being can. She longed for the… Continue reading The Legend of Little Green

diamante · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

A day at the beach

image link A Diamante is a seven-lined contrast poem set up in a diamond shape. Body warm, supple undulating, scintillating, welcoming strong, wet, cold, swimming struggling, drowning, disappearing lifeless, rigid Corpse   Word of the Day Challenge -- scintillating

#OctPoWriMo2018 · florette · OctPoWriMo · poetry · relationships

Day 3 — The valley of the shadow of death

image link The other ones were simple play Us, though, for real in ev'ry way Hurt brings life to shadow of death you walk, not talk, with silent breath; our growth at bay. * Mind in turmoil, throat has a lump, Our future can't end o'er a bump! It wasn't that bad -- or was… Continue reading Day 3 — The valley of the shadow of death

horror · justice · mature audiences only · PTSD · religion · Word of the Day Challenge

Father John (content warning)

image link The following is drawn loosely from a documentary I saw and from watching scary movies.  Please be warned there is disturbing content and imagery that may be triggering.   The elderly priest shuffles down the stone path, carefully balancing with his cane, which is carved with the long-suffering face of a blood-soaked, thorn-crowned… Continue reading Father John (content warning)