Month: December 2017

Ode to 2017

  Ah, 2017, were you jealous or mediocre Sheeple unleashed the role of the joker Capricious ideas lost in a masquerade But redefined in a game of charades Those who believe in a soda pop world Their aha moment lost in a mercurial twirl Sidesteppers have a paper doll facade Their selfies litter humanity with fraud Do we…

“Neoteric Thoughts,” A #Tanka #ABRSC

Originally posted on
Hello and welcome to my contribution to my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. This week we had to find synonyms for “experience and new.” I decided to create a Tanka poem using the words neoteric for new, and technique for experience. Here are the instructions for writing a Tanka Poem: TANKA…


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  Excessive ingesting of leftovers Could be of consequence to chew over Due to battling a midsection spillover Undeniably, a foodies hangover Me thinks it’s time for a makeover §     This week the event is to Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word leftovers. Please drop by and join the challenge Patricia’s…

Tuesday Chatter 111

    Merry Christmas and welcome to the Tuesday Chatter Cafe, a buzzing place to chat and smile. The coffee’s hot and laced with cinnamon! So have a seat and enjoy the camaraderie!  Be kind to one another because what happens here doesn’t stay here.   “We are what we pretend to be, so we must…

Love, spread the word-Sparks 12

  “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”  ― Maya Angelou Spreading positive energy by adding Sparks! Together, we can shine.       Please join in at McGuffy’s Reader – Sparks 12 With combined efforts, we can create a place to overcome the negative…

My Christmas Ghosts

Originally posted on Roland's Ragbag:
MY CHRISTMAS GHOSTS    … Three Christmas Senryu … ? They live on in dreams Friends who once enriched my life Ghosts of Christmas Past ? ? Ghosts of Christmas Now Fill my days and haunt my nights Bring both joy and fear ? Loves I’ll leave behind Ghosts…

Move on and Be Strong

An in-depth chat with a raven A rather dark but worthy discussion  It’s foolish to believe there awaits a safe haven In a world so full of imperfection But the raven said we must embrace our flaws Let those that judge drown in their guffaws Let’s venture toward adventure Pack our bags with wisdom and sense…

No Rest for the Weary

    I’m a busy wee elf you know   My Christmas spirit all aglow Days are filled with chores and wrapping My journey with Santa I’ve been mapping Woe is me there’s no time for napping §     This week the event is to Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word…

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