Barracuda on the Beach, a story and writing prompt

It may have been 20 years late and on the other side of the world, but I walked down a beach and finally found what I’d been looking for.I used to have a problem, especially with traveling. I would let my expectations soar incredibly high and then be crestfallen when the details didn’t turn out exactly as planned....more

Purrs Like A Bat

Renee Robinson She weaves a web of deceitShe is dangerous and discreetPlanting seeds to poison your mindSwooping down to toy with her preyCharming while stealing you away...more

A New Dawn

Renee RobinsonA New Dawn The sun stopped shining one fateful day When all hope seemed to be swept away Like a flash of lightening the news came Thundering down, my life forever changed Forced to walk down a long dark path ...more

Counting Down Advent…17 Days Left: My Christmas Ode to Food!

With Christmas Day drawing nigh, I feel moved to share my “Heart’s Poetry,” poems and haikus inspired by my great love of food. These are poems I have used in my posted articles on This has now become my “style” in which I express my great love of cooking!For Love of Garlic“I dream of garlic day and night, I drool for garlic near to die, Would I to find a living, breathing Garlic Rose, In a heartbeat I’d up and marry,...more
Hello, Jane, always such a pleasure when you drop by! :) @Jane Collins I must agree with you, ...more

It Snowed Last Night

It snowed last night and there's more here:

I Fill I

Yea! I managed to get a blog post published every day for November completing the NaBloPoMo goal. Actually I did an eXtra nine. So here is my last post of the month, which I wrote earlier in the day, but got delayed publishing it until just a couple minutes before midnight, AND I came very close to getting stuck at a railroad crossing with an eXtremely long train on a long trip home from Dallas. So, from on the road, a poem piece: Oh, I have been to Jason's deli And put some soup deep down in my empty belly, Just what flavors did then I fill I? ...more

Still Life With Bone Scan

—Image via Wikipedia Still Life with Bone ScanShe is smaller than before. Tomorrow she’ll be smaller still, aging into herself, erasing her self....more

Finding the way back

  Not long ago, there was a quiet and very confused teenage girl pushing her way through life as if she was stuck in quicksand. This girl grew fast and is now an outspoken and even more confused woman who feels that her life resembles a revolving door....more
@victorias_view Thank you! It will take some time and a lot of hardwork though!more

Death by PowerPoint Presentation (poem)

 Our mission  statement has five “strands”, as it wereNow I’ll walk you through this color-coded tableI’ve been told I use too many acronymsHere’s a graphical representation that summarizes what I’ve said thus farI won’t discuss every page of this spreadsheetAnd, now, to recapitulateAny questions?Regards,Katharine...more

The Writer's Prayer

—Morgue File Image...more