Last week my daughter, Jamie Bagley, provided a writing prompt that asked the question,What do you do when the rain calls you? I guess there's still a kid in me. These first two haiku and subsequent writing are my response to Jamie's prompt. A Summer Rain Drip, drop, drip drop, drip Slowly comes the summer rain… Continue reading Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat
One Christmas, my mother gave me a quilt she had made from some of my grandmother's old dresses. I was thrilled, because it brought back memories from childhood. The words Color & Warmth are the prompts for Ronovan Writes #weeklyhaikuchallenge. I knew I needed to write about that quilt. Dresses Re-Purposed Feel the cozy… Continue reading Re-Purposed: Something from the Past
Nothing like writing a Five Minute Friday post on Monday! It has been over two weeks since I wrote a blog post, and I'm ready to jump back in. Our days have been busy, but I need to make time to write. The prompt for this week is the word future. It reminds me… Continue reading Future: Plan For It or Let Whatever Be, Be?
The word truth is the Five Minute Friday word for this past week. I am a little late with mine, but I have not been idle. My garden needed attention, and I needed the exercise and the fresh air. While outdoors I looked for beauty and found it in many places. Truth can be… Continue reading Truth: Look for it With Eyes and Ears Wide Open
After doing some cleanup inside, I decided to enjoy some time on the porch. I love the views we have. The temperature was mild and the sky was overcast, though some blue was peeking through. A light breeze was causing lovely sounds to come from the chimes. I had to snap a few pictures. … Continue reading Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon
Leap & Throb are the words for Ronovan Writes weekly haiku challenge. The first thought I had is how our hearts leap and throb within us when we are excited or nervous. You may even see children running and leaping when they are dismissed for summer vacation. A bride just before her wedding, a new… Continue reading Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems