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I’ve been really creative this month, inspiration and motivation have been all around. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I entered a flash fiction writing contest by NYC Midnight (nycmidnight.com). It feels like I’m jinxing myself even to talk about it, but we are allowed to share our entries and it will…

Focus

I changed my tagline to include Beta Reading and took out Mental Health. Don’t get me wrong, Mental Health is huge for me. It impacts everyone. I evaluated my page with a critical eye and saw that I didn’t post much with the topic. I integrate it into my poetry, for sure, and I am…

Her Eyes Flutter Open

Originally written Sept 6, 2008 A Ficlet based on a picture challenge: Picture is of a lady’s blue eye Her Eyes Flutter Open (400 Ficlets challenge) I held her hand. She was sleeping, or so it seemed. She had been sleeping a long time. I thought about the last day she was awake. It had…

Friends Again

#vss365 #shoddy #Bravewrite #syzygy #vsspoem #seal 2/17/21 Jagged seal puckered edge stitches black skin syzygy forced together shoddy sewing hasty surgeon tender, swollen Exercise get up and walk walk it off forget the past heal use time and distance shake it off Friends?

Echo

“Echo!” called the fairy “Who?” asked the owl “Shh listen,” said the fairy “Echo,” said the owl “Hear it?” asked the fairy “That was me,” said the owl “No, the whisper,” said the fairy “Hmph,” said the owl “Wishes,” said the wind The fairy blew dust The wind carried it off The wish was granted…

Death of Sprites

The sun rose on cold Autumn day surprising busy sprites Their ugly faces and mischievous glances belied their devilish delights For they did not trick nor steal, nor tamper but wrongs they put to right Targeted by evil fairies caught one by one in traps the world grew more polluted as they died wonder and…

Scrying on Friends

Through the enchanted flower I watched my friends’ lives from afar Twas safer for me to be alone, though To not have them near left a big scar Watching them fail or succeed at life brought many tears to my eyes Only the tiny fairies saw the depth of my love and heard my sighs

Fairy of Dragon’s Cave

The fairy of the dragon’s cave Had naught but fish to talk to Never minding danger near for the beast slept the years through Her task to sing the dragon back to sleep if ever it should wake Practicing on koi and carp For freedom did she ache Tiny trips to rejuvenate under full moon…

Self-Analysis to Get Out of Your Own Way and Pursue Your Dreams

Self-analysis is vital to growth and change. You must study the WHY of your thoughts and emotions. Example: Why do you eat so much chocolate? To comfort yourself. Why are you comforting yourself? You feel alone. Why are you alone? People are happier than you, don’t talk to you, don’t behave in the way you…