Guiding Light

She felt disoriented as she noticed prolonged black spots in her vision. It didn’t make sense to her. It was a beautiful, pleasant day. The sun revealed a vibrant blue sky. The grass was imbued with deep shades of green. Brilliant red poppies scattered across the field. Birds chirped while perched on the branches of…

A to Z Challenge 2022 – Nonsensical Cybersecurity Haikus

Hi there! I snuck into WordPress today. Lo and behold, the temptation to join the A to Z challenge is just too strong. Star Trek’s The Borg echoes back, “Resistance is futile.” Darn, I missed the sign-up this year! However, I’ll host my own private mini-challenge within this post in order to celebrate the spirit…

Valentines Day Festivities

Twinkling night partiesMoon romances starry skiesPromises the world Happy Valentines Day! In my world, time is just zooming by so quickly! When I was a kid, I felt like time was moving at a snail’s pace. Maybe being sheltered from adult responsibilities allowed me to experience the luxury of time. I’m not sure if that…

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/

#SoCS – Cozy Comforts

Tense hands,Rookie’s mistake,Stitches need relaxed gripYarn makes for gorgeous scarfCashmere perfectPleasure Badger’s Hexastitch I think I missed Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt deadline for the synonyms for loose and tight. I used relaxed and tense to describe various tension levels of how I hold the hook. I learned about a new type of poem called the…

Coloring Pages: Floral Poem & Quote

A thing of beauty is a joy foreverIts loveliness increases; it will neverPass into nothingness; but still will keepA bower quiet for us, and a sleepFull of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. – John Keats, Endymion Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded…

Valentine Card Creations Within my Mess

Valentine card funGlittery shapes and ribbonsCharming passerby Good evening from my part of the world! I’m working to get caught up on reading so many of your wonderful blog posts. My schedule is such a work in progress! It’s still fun to write a haiku. Right now, I’m juggling a project and I was excited…

#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 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…