What If We All Met?

VJ sparked an interesting fantasy, “What if we [bloggers] all met?” What would it look like? How and where, imagining animated conversations and unexpected bonds. Money and Covid not being an issue. I couldn’t help but indulge in this fantasy! Greeting you with floral leis and fruity snacks Hawaiian beachfront estate, palm trees swaying in…

Blessings of the Unknown

I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side. STEVEN WRIGHT Thirst for exploration beckons Sunset’s warm hues envelops Mysterious road trip excites Desirable excursion invites Woven shimmerDistraction awaitsWithin my peripheral Symbol of sheer transparencyDurable yet vulnerable A golden organza bag Lands beside my feetTrembling anticipationI untie…

#Paint-Chip Poem: You Had Me At Aloha

With the speed of a panther, blue ribbon hula dancersCartwheel onto the coastline kicking sand in the air A flock of red crested cardinalsSwoop in lightning fast circling the lighthouseChirping their sweet songs for all to hear The beauties spritz amongst each otherHawaiian Island Bougainvillea Eau de ParfumForever a fountain of youth Featured Photo: https://hawaiihulacompany.com/

First Kiss

It was the best first kiss in the history of first kisses. It was as sweet as sugar. And it was warm, as warm as pie. The whole world opened up and I fell inside. I don’t know where I was, but I didn’t care. I didn’t care because the only person who mattered was…

Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, Merry Christmas! This is my first letter to you! Forgive me, but it’s difficult to write to someone I don’t know so well. After all, you have so many look-a-likes! It’s tough to know who is the real McCoy. I also apologize as it seems that I’m a procrastinator writing this last minute,…

#Paint-Chip Poem 49: The Romantic Gift

“Maybe our Happily Ever After hadn’t worked on the first shot. And maybe Happily Ever Afters weren’t a singular event. Maybe they were something you had to work at, and build, and never give up on, as long as they were something you still wanted.”  Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales Pitter patter of rain subsides & puddle…

A Golden Age

Gazing upon her most cherished possession resting upon her porch, her radio sparked an occasion to revisit yesteryear. She flicked the switch for her electric candles and stared the lit bulbs which lighted a path for her to access her memory. World War II was over and new, exciting things were on the horizon. The…

Saturday Symphony #20 – Dream Catcher

The best color in the world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel Hello! Today, I’ll be exploring a bizarre dream I had last night. It’s definitely related to an enlightening, yet disturbing conference I attended a few months ago. I’ll be responding to Jude’s Saturday Symphony prompt below: DREAM-CATCHER”This week, let’s…

Santa’s Chat with Buddha

SANTA: Ho, ho, ho! Why, hello Gautama Buddha! What a pleasant surprise! I see you have a stocking here! BUDDHA: Yes, well… there’s a first time for everything. 🙂 Health is the greatest gift, contentment is the greatest wealth, faithfulness is the best relationship. However… I have a special request this year! SANTA: Normally you…

A Ballad to Night Land Creatures

The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say. Gregory MacGuire Everyone knew no one lived in the night landsBut that wasn’t quite trueDespite the fumes which have propagated far and wideWithin the intoxicating depths of the forest, lies the birth of a new guide Bursting free from her protective chrysalisSuch…