Tag Archives: Survive

Daily Prompt – Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I, for one of too many, do not need to be reminded.  I lost my sister and best friend after her nine year battle.  There is at least one other person that I know … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry – Tercou – Big And Vicious

Tonight’s workshop: What is a Tercou • 8 line poem of 3 stanzas. • First 2 stanzas are tercets • Third stanza is a couplet • Syllable count is 5/4/5, 5/4/5, 8/6 • Rhyme scheme aba aba aa After some … Continue reading

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Her Legacy

Last Sunday was a day of recognition and honor for women on an international level.  When you think about it and all that women have done for us in all of their roles, shouldn’t every day be one? Her Legacy … Continue reading

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Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 5: To Be me, Not You

Day 5 arrived yesterday about the same time that I upped my running (albeit at a very slow pace) to an hour of running.  There’s my excuse and I’m keeping with it.  It’s hard to write a new poem when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Look Up to the Stars, Not Down At Your Feet

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist.  Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Grasp

Looking in from the confused but not so distant outside It must have seemed I was grasping from the riptide Flailing around while drowning on apparent dry land That’s what a deep lack of oxygen will command One minute I … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: To Thrive Be Responsive To Change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin, naturalist and author (12 Feb 1809-1882)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Agile

Breaking and entering like a perfectly formed wave Skimming along the top avoiding a watery grave Some might say that I’ve proved myself agile But, if they could see inside, they would see I’m fragile Marked up, bruised and  somewhat … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Thorny

Thorny – thorn – thorns: Tangled Up In Thorns  Time is a river Not a forgiver Tangled up in thorns Tattooed in bugles and horns Played so loudly Lived so proudly Wrapped up so thorny Until I came to scorn … Continue reading

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