A-to-Z Challenge: Anchored

Ahoy mateys! After being inspired by many bloggers, I’ve decided to join the fun in this A-to-Z Blogging Challenge! If you’re new to my blog, I generally enjoy writing about a variety of subjects (fiction, poetry, dreams, food, nature, photography, quotes, humor, culture ) based on various prompts I discover. So, brace yourselves, I need…

The Transition Past a Fog

Hope all of you enjoyed New Year festivities! On the last day of of 2018, I opened the front door late at night to check out the early fireworks after I popped my small champagne poppers. We have some eager neighbors who are ready to start the new year with a bang! There was some…

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…

Waiting to be a Lioness

Yes that’s right!I’m looking at you!Don’t be so coy.Hey, wait!Don’t stamp me out!I just want to talk! Everyone is saying different things to meThey don’t give themselves enough creditwhen they look at their own reflections Sometimes they, much to their chagrin, see something else entirelylike you are now In timebe courageousAm I waiting to be who I…

#Poetic Short Story- Grand Performance

Dawn, a single light in the empty sky,agreed that it was Mother Nature’s cue to flourish. Her sultry figure illuminatedonce Dawn’s sun rays rose above the curtain of shadows in the forest that lies beyondthe horizon. In the spotlight,Mother Nature bloomed as she gave the finest performance of her lifecharming her lovely floral audience that…

Sacrifice: A Burnt Offering

“My destiny is to save others so that their destinies may be achieved.” – Benevolent Bodyguard, Magic the Gathering Discovered a new challenge via Fandango. Teresa from The Haunted Wordsmith gave an fun prompt: “open a book — any book — to page 62 (physical or ebook) and copy line 6. Then use it in…

River of Possibilities

Hiding in a boat Huddled together with my family Floating along this river where the children used to play What am I supposed to do with a childhood tragedy How will I know Will I survive this deadly trek I get so scared inside as the soldiers are shooting at us If I close my…

#Fable – Once Upon a Time

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagarie Once upon a time, in the enchanted woodlands the shades of green are subdued as orbs of gold catch the sunshine within the morning dewdrops that rest upon the blades of grass Golden autumn leaves burst into confetti as Thousands of…

Ominous Meeting

A continuation from The Blossoming Friendship Dark violet clouds drifted across the red orange hues in the sky. Professor Aiyana Bellefeuille was captivated as she gazed at the shadows of the birds flying towards the glowing sunset in the horizon. The band and the Pow-Wow dances at the festival were beginning to wrap up for the evening. …

The Mystery of Aileen’s Past

A Continuation from The Blossoming Friendship To learn more about the burning bridge, you can visit The Renowned Duo After finishing the last reading for a customer, Ciaran gently kissed Aileen as he told her of what happened during Eliza’s reading. Aileen furrowed her brow, “Burning bridge? Could it be?…” Her ears perked up as she listened…