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!
This week I did something I haven't done at all in almost 16 months with more ease than I've been able to do it in for more than 4 years: I stood up on my one leg and a prosthetic and I walked. If you don't have any major health issues or problems with mobility, … Continue reading Perspective Taking
I don't think I'm the only person who sometimes finds a recurring theme, thought, idea, or word arise in my life. I find it interesting that whenever recurring words come forward, I'm reminded at the same time of those points at which I've written about them before, only the difference is that with each progressive … Continue reading Beautiful Lies
Tonight my soul shines brightly At the promise of seeing The sun rise on an autumn day When I may finally see The harvest brought to being . Through a hard, bitter winter Ages and ages long At times I thought I'd never hear Spring's sweet lilting song . Then springtime came into bloom And … Continue reading My Soul Shines Brightly
When first your eyes Were laid upon my soft flesh I was naught more than A young caterpillar, fresh And soft, tender, untouched Eagerly Exploring each Sweet leaf and twig Within my reach . When next we met A lifetime on I told you what I knew was gone . Alone I shook Inside the … Continue reading Metamorphosis
When you've endured Unending trauma Illness And heartache With silent strength And a steady heart, When you've learned To let others choose Their own path While Walking your own, Though the path seems Impassable, Impossible, Faith takes hold And hinds feet Will carry you To high places
I realized the other day that I've been writing on the same two themes in this blog for the last year that are at the heart of the story I'm telling in my book: (1) the strength and perfection expectations of men and women, particularly in a relationship, where we are told we must always … Continue reading The Best Thing About the Worst Time
It doesn't matter Who let you down Or how It doesn't matter What things look like Or what has gone wrong It doesn't matter How weak you feel Or how unsure Faith is stronger Hope is a foundation And each step Is ordered
Beauty grows in the Void where forgiveness and love Are planted like seeds Senryu A reflection on what forgiveness does to the soul.
Someone's choking on their coffee right about now... I can feel it. If I know my people at all: A definitely is if M hasn't sneaked the bottom of the mug. W is thinking, "That's right, little sister!" L is laughing that I've finally gotten around to this topic (since we talked about it 6 … Continue reading The Sex Appeal of Vulnerability