Life is but a lake That mirrors the falling leaf Ripples shatter glass The frame's still in place Most times it takes the most time To see beauty in change Chaos should be loved That which seems so separate Has always been one
The world ended on 2084. The Earth didn't explode or get hit by a giant meteor. The sun and the moon were still spinning in their celestial tracks. The zombie plague had not gone viral. In fact, those few who had survived the end of the world often scratched their heads after and asked, "How … Continue reading 2084 [Worldbuilding Wednesday]
Face your life head on, While rolling with the punches Be still as a lake But don't bend like willows Or one day soon break. Face your fears head on, They are a hidden gift What frightens is really light Like lighthouses save sailors adrift on a dark moon night. This was really … Continue reading Face – 50 word poem [Tranquil Tuesday/Thursday]
She said, "I hate my own body." The master replied, "Why?" She said, "My ears and nose are all wrong, I'm not the right height and my eyes are the wrong color, just for starters!" The master replied, "Why all this right and wrong about body? What is right body?" She said, "You know... like those … Continue reading Love Yourself
The big bang of the universe happens in that moment when the speakers begin to play music that resonates with everyone listening to the sound waves roll. The thrill of the beat had me hop-skip-jumping through the concert as that sweet melody bounced and energized those it washed upon so that we were all dancing … Continue reading Paradox [Three sentences 153 words]
Dappled sun upon A crunchy leaf symphony; Friend of the forest.
Rustling of the Tobacco burning. Lingering perfume; For her I'm yearning. Whispering pages Freely give teaching. Worrying about paper When wealth is Being. Dancing on top Of moonlit awning. Making all of this A beautiful happening.
Rain drops on leaf tops Why should that make so many sad? New life is a gift
So I was buying a drink at a gas station today. I walked up, said hello and placed the drink on the counter. The attendant, who was counting receipts on the counter less than 3 feet away from the drink, looks up at me and then proceeds to look back down at his receipts without saying … Continue reading A Modern Urban Resource Negotiation [flash fiction]
You just broke/lost your phone. It's unusable/unfindable and you'll have to get a new one. You are now phoneless. What is it that you're thinking immediately after this event? How is it that you are feeling? Allow me to take a guess in that you are feeling upset. You are thinking about the amount of … Continue reading How to be Phone-Less