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
This week the Five Minute Friday crew is writing for 5 minutes on the word worth. If you have never tried it, we'd love to have you join us. Just set your timer and write. It can be challenging and fun all at the same time. Do you ever have doubts about your worth? Are… Continue reading Worth: What Determines Our Value?
Star & Bloom are the haiku prompt words for the weekly haiku challenge at Ronovan Writes. My first thought was of the sun, one of the stars of the universe. It is very hot and bright. No one could survive if we lived too close to it. The naked eye cannot behold it without being… Continue reading Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams
This weekend I participated in an online retreat for a writer's group I belong to on Facebook. In one of the sessions we had about fifteen minutes to write on a topic of our choice. I wrote about varied colors like rainbows. This morning I turned it into a poem. As always with poetry there is… Continue reading Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy
It's Five Minute Friday time again. The idea is to write for five minutes whatever comes to mind based on the prompt. We don't worry about editing and try to keep within the limit. This week the prompt word is More. Sometimes more can actually mean less. Stay with me and I'll show you what I mean. … Continue reading Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained
This week's haiku challenge from Ronovan Writes are the words Behold & See. It seems to me these words could be used in so many ways. First up is the honeysuckle. These blossoms are fragrant and actually tasty. My daughter would pull them apart and enjoy the nectar. The vines grow wild along the fence and climb… Continue reading Behold and See Beautiful Flowers Described in Haiku