Rocking Chair to Nowhere

Tonight I sat in a rocking chair, rocking furiously, and going absolutely nowhere... Which is ironic considering that is exactly where I feel like I'm getting while trying to figure out how to get my life together. Nowhere. For those who may be unaware, I've lived for the last year plus at a hospital going... Continue Reading →


He was reeling. The truth seemed indistinct and his future uncertain in the face of that unexpected turn. ⁂ Sammie Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the word "indistinct" and write a piece of poetry or prose in exactly 18 words. ⁂ How did I do? Don't be shy... Tell me what you think!


What does it mean, This life I live, And what's my purpose in it? "Whatever you want It to be And what you will do with it!" Ah yes, I say, I see your point Oh, Deep Thought, you're so wise! Of course you see Beyond the veil And all that it belies. But what... Continue Reading →


It took nothing more than a few words to spark the blazing fire consuming her beating heart. ⁂ Sammie Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt: Use the word "ignite" and write a piece of poetry or prose in exactly 17 words. ⁂

Morning Star

When I lay down my head to sleep You softly shine your light Across the sky, your journey far, Watching though the night From west to east you travel through My darkest hours and then You welcome me in dawn's soft rays When I wake up again Before too long your light will dim As... Continue Reading →


She stood looking at the horizon as the darkness began to lift and the twilight steadily advanced toward sunrise pondering how the sparkle of the morning star that kept her pointed toward the east, toward her future, seemed to to fade in the bright rays of sunlight cutting through the haze. She knew it would... Continue Reading →


He thought of her and wondered what she felt for him. He'd never been brave enough to outright tell of his desire and had kept his heart safe from rejection by keeping a mask on his emotions. He did not know she'd done the same. ⁂ Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the "mask" and... Continue Reading →

Sisu: Is it in You?

In our society as it exists today, there is often an unhealthy idealization and hero worship that takes place when we see others accomplishing and overcoming difficult things. We make demigods of those whom we see as being above ourselves and we seek to associate ourselves with those we see as above the norm. The... Continue Reading →

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