#Flash Fiction – Free At Last!

Escape Moments within sitting downThe ground absorbed her tensionbrought about from her mental prisonRefocusing her energyfrom the disenchantment of cynicism to the spontaneity of curiosity Gazing out in the endless sea aheadReaching for a new ideal One that sparks a more joyous life Basking in the healing rays of the sunsetDreaming of the next adventureRelishing…

#Elegy Poem – When Refrigerators Attack

Hello! Here is my take on BrewNSpew’s Word of the Week Challenge: Witty 🙂 Word of the Week – witty (adjective) – showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humor. synonyms – humorous, amusing, droll, funny, comical, clever, chucklesome, jocular, lively, waggish. Eugenia @ BrewNSpew When Refrigerators Attack Oh refrigerator! My refrigerator!Hackers have infiltrated your system Developed a…

Freedom of Expression – Art!

Good evening everyone! I’m here to participate in Richa’s “Freedom of Expression” challenge! She shared some brilliant quotes about art, so stop by and take a peek! 🙂 ABOUT THE CHALLENGE Every Thursday, I will pick up a “prompt word” to be acted upon by y’all. You are free to go wild with your imagination…

What Do You See? – A Gift

A mountain of anticipationbuilds as I speculate the special occasionthat catches my attention. Today is an irresistible giftand a mystery to behold which does not belong merely to me. To what purpose did the giver want to express? It is an expression of appreciationfor the relationship we share. Shall I accept it with grace and…

A-to-Z Challenge: Volunteer

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” Frank Serafini Fueling the Desire to Rise Up to the Challenge This past school year I have been volunteering with a local youth literacy group helping improve the reading levels of two…

A-to-Z Challenge: Emerald

#Haibun – Emerald Castle Shrunken by a type of a ray gun developed by a scientist who wanted to sabotage her, Sylvia decides to embark on a quest to Emerald City where she has heard tales of a wizard who can undo the damage. Panting from the aftermath of a courageous battle with a blood-sucking…

#Haibun – A Bishop’s Walk

“My hair may turn white as frost before I return from those fabled places – or maybe I won’t return at all.”, ” … I felt three thousand miles rushing through my heart, the whole world only a dream.“ Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Narrow Road to the Interior  Take a lonely path Beyond the arch, his…

Tell The Story Challenge – A Date and A Thrill

The Dark Netizen has tagged me in a challenge created by Eclectic Contrarian. I would tell a story based on the photo that the tagger gives me. The doorbell rang. Sophia looked out the front window and saw Dwayne standing there with a mixed bouquet behind his back. She opened the door, “Hi Dwayne! What’s…

Wintry Virtual Reality

My friend knew that I was intent on exploring a stimulating new hobbyso she gave me a gift of virtual reality for Christmasand helped me strap on the goggles over my eyes. Anticipating a special adventure,I wake up in a red telephone booth which transported me into a kind of magical wintry masterpiecein the snowfall…

The Elephant in the Room

“Avoiding conflict of even the tiniest kind, she was exactly the…” Page 7, Line 5 of Ghosts and Echoes by Lyn Benedict …wrong person for the job. Elysia belonged in the safe confines of her research lab. Yet, here she is face to face with a gigantic elephant waiting for the perfect opportunity to ram…