pieces of my world, part 5

Week 5 of Cee's Share Your World questions. If you don't know what I'm talking about, head on over to Cee's Photography and check it out. Now for this week's questions: If you had a choice to live anywhere would your preference be salt water beaches, forest, fresh water lakes, hot tub, ski resort or…

pieces of my world, parts 1 – 4

My wonderful wife started participating in this "Share Your World" challenge hosted by Cee on Cee's Photography. It's pretty simple, every week 4 questions are asked about yourself or the area in which you live, and you answer them. My wife's first post in the series was 4 weeks in, so she did 16 questions…

no going back

Shivers Across my skin Waves in a troubled sea Someone walked Across my grave In my soul I Know it was me Words Caught in my throat Fly in a spider’s trap Sweat crawls Across my skin In my veins my Blood runs cold Breath Raspy and ragged Shovel in gritty soil Muscles stretch Under…

dystopia

“What a beautiful view today.” I gaze out my window toward the invisible horizon. “So painfully pretty. The mountains have run away, the oceans have fled, the plains are hiding, the trees and flowers all gone.” Taking a deep breath, I smell industry and business and freshly printed money. “Can you not see the beauty…

daily prompt: singing in the rain – without the singing

The Daily Prompt today: Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon. My perfect rainy afternoon - first of all, I would be safe inside. It would be a warm, summer afternoon, and the raindrops would be big and fat, but not a lot of wind, so they'd be falling…

first poem of mine

Alright, truth be told, I can't be sure this is the very first poem I ever wrote. But it's the first poem of mine I remember, and certainly the oldest poem of mine that I still have. I wrote this poem when I was 8 years old, in 3rd grade.   Mistake Human beings should be awake,…