Coffee – No Thanks

Morning meleewith coffee pot –canister escaped gripcontents scatteredclean up ensuedsharp warningsto dogs eagerto help –second roundforgot to empty pothot liquid seepingeverywhere –I’m a tea drinker. Need I describe more?

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Orchestrating Happiness

Have arranged a musical ensembleto perform for their entertainmentand one guest has already engaged Now to entertain the childrenwho bored with the setting uphave gathered to create havoc Not to mention the cats,whose presence, unexpectedis threatening my equilibrium I’m pulling out all the stops herehappiness my number one intentbut the winds have picked up, rain […]

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Feline Confessions

Tiresome this halothe repercussions Instincts cheetah fiercedomesticity a struggle Shameful, this confessionperhaps – had to be said No pussycat herejust a woman who’s real. (Image my own)

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A Bird’s Eye View

It’s a bird’s perspective I envy –the ability to perch up highbalanced, no matter the weatherunaffected by the drama below –I shall never know such calm,being afraid of heights. (For Bird Weekly Photo challenge: birds perched up. Not sure of featured image (a sparrow of somes sort), Bald Eagle, and Red-winged blackbird) A Bird’s Eye […]

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Illumination

Way forwardbut a foggy trail Who coined thesethe Golden years? Light a candlewill you…better yetone for each year… that should illuminatesomething… (Image my own.)

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Condemnation

Extraordinaryhow efficientlyI wield the knife Slay the very hopesthat keep me afloat Slash potentialdisembowel a future Opportunity presents –so many ports and I unprepared, freeze None of it meant for mesurely…I am sentencedto an institutional life Murderess that I am. (Submitted for Eugi’s Weekly Challenge: extraordinary. Image my own)

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Rain

Rain has returnedWinter’s fickle natureoverturning hope I cower beneath bedsheets, bodyon fire – await an impulse greaterthan this pain –creativity the antidote. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson. Image my own.

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Equation of Self

Disclosure:While I strive for wholenessI am given to negative Thoughts –while fractionalnonethelesscount individually – Add it all upand I am at timeszero An integerswaying backwardsand forwardsbegging patience. (Image mine)

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Non-heroic

Even heroes lapselife’s connections tenuous I set my dial on pleasingregret failures – Wish I could shakethis empathetic impulse Allow others just to be –focus on accountability for me. (Image mine)

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Ride Along With Me (2)

Passenger, am Ibackseat travellerinput unsolicited I ride along. Passenger, am Iview limiteddirection speculative I am not driving. Driver is motivatedself-assuredI relax…untiltemptation boards Wait a minute; who invited temptation? Driver is distractedego taking the wheelWho’s paying attention? I am not alone. Lackadaisical dropoutsits with me – moochand weekend boozer How did he get here? Vehicle is […]

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