Sultry, this madness,
life parodying desire,
ache quenched by hope –
unsatisfying at best.

(Inspired by the daily prompts of Ragtag Community – quench, Fandango – parody, and Manic Mondays 3 way prompt – sultry.


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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

19 thoughts on “Ache”

  1. ache quenched by hope, this applies to all ages but i feel it more these days, when just a good day is all I really hope for, you have a gift with brevity, the few lines say so much

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