#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…

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…

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: Tarantella

Tarantella in Literature “Like the macaroons, the tarantella symbolizes a side of Nora that she cannot normally show. It is a fiery, passionate dance that allows Nora to drop the façade of the perfect mild-mannered Victorian wife.” Litcharts.com quote from Henrik Ibsen’s book, “A Doll’s House” A few years ago, I read Henrik Ibsen’s book,…

A-to-Z Challenge: Rejuvenate

Good morning everyone! While enjoying my daily routine of drinking tea this morning, I read a Life Hack article called “40 Self Care Techniques To Rejuvenate And Restore Yourself“. One important life lesson I have learned is the importance of rejuvenation. There are times when many of us experience burnout. I enjoy engaging my sense…

A-to-Z Challenge: Pointillism

Good evening everyone! Art has always been a relaxing hobby for me. I grew up with a friend who majored in art history and I dabbled in various art techniques after she chatted with me about stuff she’s learned. Today, I will explore a technique called pointillism which takes quite a bit of patience! I’m…

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…

A-to-Z Challenge: Fly

Skydiving is special because it’s almost the closest to an out-of-body experience you can have. Georgia King When I first moved to town, I was trying to learn where everything was by visiting various major landmarks. One day, I saw this large sign on a building off the side of the highway. I pondered what…

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…

#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…