#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…

Freedom of Expression – Revival!

Hamsa Hand Good morning everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I looked up a Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of revival to refresh my understanding and this is what popped up: a new presentation or publication of something old renewed attention to or interest in something a return of strength and importance When I visited my…

Cartoon Sketch

An ephemeral network outage happened last night. I could not access the internet to do research for my homework on my laptop, read my books on my Kindle, or watch my evening Netflix shows to wind down for the day. I felt somewhat relieved that I could unplug for the day. It’s rather difficult for…

Freedom of Expression – Dream!

TOPIC FOR TODAY : DREAM/DREAMER/DREAMING 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 and interpret the “prompt” in any way that you like – photo, prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, quotes, articles or drawing/painting – whatever works for you!  In…

A-to-Z Challenge: Undauntable

My alma mater has a well-loved saying: BE AUDACIOUS! My journey towards becoming undauntable has started with something small. Though it’s a minor change in my lifestyle, it’s something that will definitely test my will power and determination… COLD SHOWERS! So you may ask me why in the world would I do that to myself?…

A-to-Z Challenge: Synergy

Synergy between thoughts and feelings reads the universe like an opened book. ― Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut Flashbacks One day, I was going shopping with my mom and we headed out to the Mexican store to get groceries for the week. When we arrived, I was surprised to see that the store merged…

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…

30-Day Song Challenge: Day 25

“There’s always haters, no matter what you’re doing. Whether they’re complaining that everything you do sounds the same, or it’s too different. I love DJing, I do. I love everything that comes with it; it’s fun and it’s kind of glamorous. I’m a DJ. I get the party started.” Avicii Merry Christmas to my blogging…

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…