A2Z 2021 – Birds – Dove

Featured photo by Sylvia Maulding Physical Description: Doves are medium-sized birds with short stout bodies, short necks, and short beaks. Size varies according to the species as does coloring. The mourning dove, the most common species in North America, measures about 11 inches long, with a wingspan of 18 inches and a weight of approximately…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Good evening, everyone! Today has been a cozy day of self-care. This Valentines I want to say that I appreciate you, and thank you for your support. It’s below freezing here, and the city issued a city-wide text telling us to stay inside due to the accidents on the roads. Movies, facials, game of checkers…

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…

#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-to-Z Challenge: Garden

I Love the Rain… … because it nourishes my garden during a scorching summer day here in Texas. Hm, maybe it would be a different story if I live near a city where acid rain takes place: mutant flowers and creating a dangerous place to dance in. I have so many things I want to…

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…

#Quadrille – Delighted

Bustling Mediterranean restaurant Sitting across from me His green eyes peering with curiosity He suddenly winked at me Self-conscious I stared down at the floral pattern on my red dress thinking of our walk by the pond where the turtles swam in the moonglade In response to: Sunshine Artist Writing Prompt: Moonglade dVerse Poet’s Pub:…