Xanadu

X is for… Xanadu and its original poem written by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in 1798. Kubla Khan In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdledContinue reading “Xanadu”

Wacky Writers!

W is for… Wacky Writers We are not just bloggers; we serve a purpose and have the courage to chase after our dreams. We are all writers at heart with unique and interesting stories to tell and share with the world at large. I’ve never met a writer who didn’t enjoy reading too, which makesContinue reading “Wacky Writers!”

Up’s and Down’s

U is for… Up’s and Down’s   Life is full of surprises But you already know this   Incredible highs floating way up in the sky Walking on the clouds that drift in and out   Smacked down low to the hardened ground Laying helpless collecting fragmented pieces   Enjoy life’s journey and always rememberContinue reading “Up’s and Down’s”

Terrific Community

T is for… Terrific Community I never shut down fully; my mind is constantly on the go, so sitting down to write fiction or a rhyme provides a much-needed escape from reality. Having said that I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the blogging community for embracing my words and me since day one.Continue reading “Terrific Community”

Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy

P is for… Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy Link to Original Photo With shaking hands, Penelope returned her teacup to its saucer and looked around the room at each of the government officials that were packed in tight, like sardines in a tin can. Most were gentleman with a hard kindness reflected in their eyes as theyContinue reading “Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy”

Lunchtime Beatboxing

The week almost got away, but I wrangled enough time to press play on my iPhone to share the music results and analyze its equivalence with Steve’s Music Mix: Shoulda, Woulda Coulda challenge. What I should do… So What! Pink Perhaps it is time to start a fight since I already challenge everything with theContinue reading “Lunchtime Beatboxing”

Motivation: Armed and Ready

M is for… Motivation I read “My ‘I Need an Editor’ Rant,” earlier by a blogger that I admire and if you haven’t encountered his page yet you best head on over to visit Mr. Hemmingplay for words of wisdom, laughs, poetry, and great story bits. Any hoot, his post motivated me to put my lazy assContinue reading “Motivation: Armed and Ready”

L’istesso tempo, Espressivo Crescendo and Accelerando – Marcato Fine.

M is for…Music L’istesso tempo, Espressivo Crescendo and Accelerando – Marcato Fine. In the same tempo, with expression increasing in loudness and gradually increasing the speed – marked the end.  

All of Me

Written by: Toby Gad and Legend What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You’ve got my head spinning, no kidding, I can’t pin you down What’s going on in that beautiful mind I’m on your magical mystery ride And I’m so dizzy, don’t know what hitContinue reading “All of Me”

Katie’s Rise

K is for…Katie’s Rise As a member of the lower class, Katie was raised without materialistic luxuries in life because her single mother whom was still as child herself didn’t have the means to provide more than the absolute bare necessities to sustain a meager life consisting of food, shelter, and clothing. Not once didContinue reading “Katie’s Rise”

Justice and Mating Collides

J is for… Justice and Mating Collides, my neglected WIP novel that I haven’t touched since 3/28/14, so here’s the next (very) short installment hot off the press.  Feel free to visit their home page linked above for more. Without speaking a word Sam took the lead and found her way out of the denseContinue reading “Justice and Mating Collides”

Inside

I is for… Inside Inside Abandoned In the black A place to hide Windows sealed Entry boarded up No trespassing sign Solid walls constructed Keeping up my defenses Restricting your entrance Posting ignored Boundary breached A human battleground Wielded determination Resolve, strength and kindness Pulled me out of the sheltered segregation Easing the pain andContinue reading “Inside”

Timeout to Play

It’s time to take a break, press play, turn it up, and answer (my) weekly questions through music. As Whodini said, “We came here together so we could have fun
 | Me and you, baby, goin’ one on one | 
Now this is the last chance for us to get off | 
So either getContinue reading “Timeout to Play”

Hearts

H is for… Hearts H is for… Haiku H is… the eighth letter in the alphabet, so I share with you eight heart-shaped-haiku’s. My heart beats for you Every day and night, I give All I am to you Accelerated Heartbeats when you approach me Happy fluttering Whispers in the night Breath tickles and teethContinue reading “Hearts”

Gas Station

G is for…Gas Station (Warning may be leading to disturbing content)  This A to Z challenge has given me permission and the motivation I needed to toy with some of the previous works started, neat! I’m hoping it’s worthwhile and I can’t wait to see where they lead me to, for an introduction to goodContinue reading “Gas Station”