Urgency

I weave words with alacrity – on a mission Foreign forces infiltrate brain cells scrambling Must write till ability wanes thoughts hang Disconnected brushed away like cobwebs (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Mind Games

What harbinger is this and why am I not convinced? Cynicism wants concretes, feeds complaints, exaggerates, retreats Need to confront this wall-building, fight to retain Spirit’s message – deescalate fear’s grip. (For Reena’s Exploration challenge#119.  Image from personal collection.)  

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Inspired

Oh, this symphony, this magnetic resonance – my brain is on fire, a duende spiralling mystical discovery. (Ragtag Community’s daily prompt is duende.  I am also linking up to Reena’s Exploration challenge #111, in which the linked video is the prompt. Credit to Aeon.com.  Photo from personal collection.)  

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Awkward

Chance encounter, a simple “hello”, and I reel backwards, grasping… blank the mind a trickster, memory inaccessible, panic pulses a response… hovers out of reach expectancy a deadline… Am I smiling? Or just an inert fool, this brain fog a cruel master. (Ran into an old friend today.  Could not remember her name, nor where […]

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Losing Language

hardwood… it rolls off my tongue stops in mid-air, mind halting Is that a real word? I stretch for familiarity, find none – I apologize quizzical expressions indicate my mistake – such a funny word, I fumble for explanation humiliation crowding How do you spell resile? my English teacher brain searches, comes up empty Do […]

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