Please Understand Me

I am shouting. I am yelling as loud as I am able. I go closer to you hoping you will hear me better. The noise I am creating pounds in my ears, vibrates in my body, thunders in my mind. It beats within my chest resounding, echoing throughout my heart. ...

100 Word Horror Story

I stole this from Boots who stole it from Perigo who stole it from Rupert.  Not being as computer savy as Boots, I didn't know how to put auto links so that you could easily see their blogs.  Sorry.  By the way, I'm up for that piece of information if...

Trapped in a Yellow Tulip

My friend Linda is passionate about gardening. Whenever I visit her, most of our time together is taken up in admiring her garden. She leads me through the changes she’s made. She describes her vision for the future development of her yard. With...

For Dearest Sir Tie

How I wish you were here... In a moment, a drop of water Joined the ocean, an ocean vast Glowing in the heavens... In that moment, a drop of water Knew the ocean not as an ocean But as infinite drops of water He was but...

Do I look Different?

Larry looked in the mirror and thought, "I wonder if anyone will notice at the office?"

The Gathering Place

The door was ever open, never locked. It stood ajar awaiting anyone who wanted to come in. It was a gathering place within easy reach. There were no age limitations. There was no dress code. You were welcomed at any time, day or night. No matter...

Help Me Understand

A few weeks ago a woman suffering with cancer made the six o’clock news. She had received a letter from her county hospital where she was undergoing chemotherapy. The letter informed her the hospital was stopping her cancer treatments because they...

Where is the off button?

..........My brain has taken over. It is torturing me with playback, with possibilities, with regrets. Back and forth it goes, whizzing by the present,  keeping me awake.  I lie here watching while it throws scenarios, injuries,  down into my heart....

Whose fault is it?

Lately there is criticism and anger directed at our institutions; government, financial and medical systems etc. Taking part in discussions these days, I observe how passions quickly ignite into vengeance. We search for the cause of the financial...