Did you hear? Daily Prompt: You’re a Winner!


I am at the lottery office cashing in on my ticket; I am a billionaire. It must be a practical joke but the check looks real and best of all I have no taxes to pay. I have told no one yet. I want to surprise people like the guy on that old 60’s show: The Millionaire.The first thing I will do is hire a … Continue reading Did you hear? Daily Prompt: You’re a Winner!


“This Christmas mend a quarrel. Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a letter. Give a soft answer. Encourage youth. Manifest your loyalty in word and deed. Keep a promise. Forgo a grudge. Forgive an enemy. Apologize. Try to understand. Examine your demands on others. Think first of someone else. Be kind. Be gentle. Laugh a little more. Express … Continue reading

Writing prompt Challenge for Today’s Author


This is in response to a Writing Prompt challenge at http://todaysauthor.wordpress.com/   The Bus Driver   The bus driver looked familiar, but she couldn’t figure out how she knew him. Anna dropped six quarters into the coin slot and as she walked to take the first available seat, she remembered. It was Mr. Davis, her former piano teacher. Her hands started shaking. She caught him … Continue reading Writing prompt Challenge for Today’s Author

Spreading the Cheer


  Little tree thought of the gift given by him, then the big tree said with the happiest grin, “We’re not just trees, but a reminder of that day, there’s a much bigger part, of a role that we play!” Source: The Littlest Christmas Tree, Christmas Poem http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/the-littlest-christmas-tree#ixzz2nT0xOL1j Family Friend Poems   Related articles What’s Beneath Your Christmas Tree? #poetry #dark (moondustwriter.com) Oh, Christmas tree! … Continue reading Spreading the Cheer

On Words


“I fell in love – that is the only expression I could think of – at once and I am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little of their behavior very well, I think I can influence them slightly and have learned to beat them now and then, which they appear to enjoy.”            – Dylan Thomas This quote made me … Continue reading On Words

Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem


I have participated in several challenges offered by WordPress bloggers. This week I decided to present a challenge. The challenge is to write a tanka Poem. What is a tanka? According to Poets.org: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in … Continue reading Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem