It wasn’t a war, but they had weapons and fired them. Their task was to eliminate their foe from the streets. Each night they slept there was promise of dawn.
Sometimes a photo is seen flashing by. Other times one may become mesmerized with captured moments. This is a poem from reflecting on such an experience.
Some say a writer is blessed by inspiration becoming an idea arriving at a written work of some kind. That may be an article, book, or simply a poem. This is a journal entry about arriving at a poem.
This is an adventure of verse used as entries for a journal. Always journaling I decided why not a journal with a different tone and mind process of creativity. Enjoy . . .
April 2017 is National Poetry Month proclaimed by the Academy of American Poets. This is a contribution with a small collection of Haiku celebrating spring.
Do we always know if the information we receive through media is true information, disinformation, misinformation, spin or propaganda? This article explores those briefly.
Summary: Most have experienced hate while have feelings regard it. It is considered to be a negative experience and trait. This article looks at what happens when it strikes from a cause – weeding.
A poem sharing greeting the new morning as it says 'Hello'.
A poet now and then decides an adventure of newness seeking mystical, magical, delight, and perhaps tickle an ear or two. This is one such adventure exploring seeking adventure of pen upon parchment.
Summary: I have spent six wonderful years at HubPages. I thought it was time to share something about the adventure learning and writing as prose. Plus, a bonus is a table for Niche Sites at the end.
Have you ever been asked what love is, but what was meant was romantic love? This article looks at love and romantic love with philosophy, religion, culture, and science.
Have you ever got stuck writing? Most call that ‘Writer’s Block’. But, what about publishing block? This narrative is sharing how I got passed experiencing that at HubPages.
At times a poet's mind is full of thoughts a mix of words dancing with a muse, without focus, and aimless. Then arrives inspiration and sense be made although maybe odd.
The pursuit of truth eventually asks a choice be taken to continue while always haunted of not taken. This poem reflects such an experience.
Writing poetry is an adventure with creativity. This poet questions losing the creative energy provided by a muse's inspiration as he learns rules of poetry. There is contrast presented with verse.
Imagery inspires a journey of verse becoming a journey itself. Upon arrival a discovery is arrived upon.
Adult coloring is an emerging and growing trend gaining great popularity. Everyone from students to stay-at-home moms, and professionals to do this form or artwork today.
Poetry is inspired. The heart listens while the soul whispers. The mind aware acts with care. The body responds pen in hand upon scroll. Arrives is poem sharing meaning.
At times travel wearies not the bones, not the soul, but the hustle and bustle of busyness. Welcomed are moments not of purposeful nor of reason. One notices mystery's mysticism of tranquil.
Some mornings a poet rises with the break of dawn as twilight lost between night and day. Cast are shadows darkening the pathway, until . . .
Have you ever had a few of those days where everything goes awry? Did you grasp pen and scroll while visit with muse whispering guidance. This poem shares such an experience with a revealed delight.
Creativity seems amiss lost to mystery without mystical or magic. Canvass lay awaiting, chisel silent of hammer, and pen fallen hidden of scroll. Does one wait upon inspiration's friendship?
Just like a bridge crossing a deep ravine editing connects two sides. It connects audience with the vision and the message by the writer. Editing is skills defined by who came before.
As an internet writing site author I am beginning 'anew' with a new perspective for an article and its traffic - Sales. I used career knowledge – product design, manufacturing, marketing, and sales.
Are you a writer? Do you ponder writing? Have you faced the challenge of writing while also knowing ‘writer’s block’? An answer may be discovered through a writer’s prompt. Let's Discover together . .
The night draws near. The TV is switched off. You have decided tomorrow you will just let the day be a day. You slumber to sleep. This author shares his experience of purposefully waking with mindfulness.
Poetry is art and it is art form. It is format and form. Poetry changes with time as it is read with time. Poetry is a friend of memories. Memories change just like our friends. That’s life.
You purchased a beautiful concrete birdbath. The family is excited expecting feathered friends visiting soon. Keeping the birdbath level can be a chore. Here is a way to level it and keep it level.
The title is abstract. The message is a story. There is a beginning, a plot, a subplot, a moral, and an ending. There are adjectives, adverbs, verbs, nouns proper and common, and a singular question.
A text = 5 seconds. Texting uses sight, touch, and hearing. So does driving! We drive distances in a time period = MPH. How fast are our senses? How fast do we know what was sensed? How far is that?
Have you been introduced to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs or Deficiencies before? Does the theme of transcendence seeking self-actualization occur at an internet writing site? Let’s discover . . .