Roses For Mama

These roses, mama, I planted for you. I hope you see them, in morning’s dew.   I look to their beauty, behold your spirit. Each flower I see, I feel you near it.   Beautiful flowers you always grew. Gardens of grace, in their morning’s dew.   I long for the day, I see you again. You…

What a “Novel” Idea!

I love finding cool Groupons, and that love becomes ever deeper when the said groupon is cheap.  One day while wandering the groupon field I discovered one that offered a “novel writing course” for only five bucks.  “Well,” I say to myself, “It’s cool and it’s cheap.  It’s a “Win-Win,” and before the words left…

Possession

Writing 101 Day 5:  Write a response to the following tweet. Home is a person. If you're lucky, home is yourself. — Duchess Goldblatt (@duchessgoldblat) May 13, 2015 (Buckle your seat belts for this is going to be a horror ride!) Possession I was quite the unusual child.  No one dared speak it out loud,…

A Day In The Life of Bagsby Jones: Bull Dog P.I.

Bagsby Jones, Bull Dog Private Investigator, was on the case! He wrinkled his brow, sniffed the air, and vigorously kicked his hind legs.  He rarely took the time to relieve himself while on the job, but, this particular deposit had been necessary.  Call it an emergency that couldn’t wait, or, an accident waiting to happen; either would be true.  Feeling his tummy…

Treasure Chest

Writing 101 Day 3:  Treasure Chest “Hope should be treasured, loved and kissed.”  ____  Lisa Hardy Treasure Chest I opened the chest to look inside, And there she lay.  Had she died?  Dirty, cold and all alone… There in the chest she called home. Hope, beaten by guilt and shame, Lay there dying, crippled and lame. Wiping at tears…

10 Lessons I learned From Bugs Bunny

Writing 101 Day 2:  Today, let’s write a list. Today, write your own list on one of these topics: Things I Like Things I’ve Learned Things I Wish 10 lessons I learned from Bugs Bunny:  “I knew I should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.”  —–Wrong turns are like shit:  It happens!  Recognize it, change…

I Write Because…

 Writing 101:  Day 1 Assignment:   Why do you write? This is a question you can answer again and again, as your response might evolve over time. Examples: “I write only because There is a voice within me That will not be still” — Sylvia Plath “That is why I write — to try to turn sadness…