Life on this planet is on time we borrow, The cup runneth over with anguish and sorrow. Now babies might live, but mothers can die, Children quickly grow learning to fight, kill and lie. Was it ever any fun to shoot a fully loaded gun? There's an uncertain undercurrent washing through the world. Do you… Continue reading Feeling Miserable?
Imagine if you had a box, and it could contain anything, anything at all. But the contents are things that one can not pick up. What would be in your box? This was an excercise given to primary school children, aged 7- 12 years.
Friday Fictioneers is a challenge wherein you write a Story in 100 Words based on a photo prompt: https://rochellewisofffields.files.wordpress.com/2022/06/waterfall-david-stewart.jpg PHOTO PROMPT © David Stewart Just one more step, she surmised, until she reached the edge. Still lucid, she considered the horrendous pain she'd feel before the blackness enveloped her. It couldn’t be worse than the… Continue reading The Falls and Josie – a Short Story
I was given a writing assignment from a community writers group: Write 50 Words. Make the words count. For me, that's not easy. I ramble. I wander off topic, I am never succinct. Thus, I chose to use Ekphrastic Poetry, based on the art installation below. A friend thought the colours reminded her of Ukraine.… Continue reading Life, Itself, is an Experiment
Trial and Error Photo by Fiona Art on Pexels.com I note that some in society might acknowledge this way less than others. Complete perfection is impossible, unnatural, yet many continue to strive for it. Whole industries support the desire for perfection. In whose eyes? Could it not be a natural and normal state for us… Continue reading We are All Imperfect
I was contextually reading about the 1800's, in Munster, Ireland, when I came across this: As part of the British colony, it [Munster], provided grain, meat and linens for booming English cities, while its own citizens faced poverty and sometimes starvation. This was particularly acute in the remote regions of Munster, where most families were… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Unique Treats