Hate Crimes – #Tanka

Towering over, ill placed egos swell with pride while victims cower suffering from their birth rights subject to fearful hate crimes In response to weekly prompt (hate and pride) challenge #45 here: https://butismileanyway.com/2017/08/08/colleens-weekly-poetry-challenge-45-haiku-hate-pride/

Music

Sounds Move me I play them Repeatedly Creating new and lasting memories To carry me through tragedy and grief Sweet melodies Release my Tensions Free   ~Tetractys   I’d like to thank Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie for introducing this new poetry form through a challenge!  There’s something for everyone, so go visit their site for inspiration.

Cosmic Musicology: If You’re Happy And You Know It

Okay it’s been a while since I’ve set it to shuffle and played Cosmic Musicology with Steve and I’m mostly happy, so here we go. What makes me laugh? Heresy, Nine Inch Nails Comments: Never trust “heresy” it’s worse than ASSuming. What makes me cry? Breathe Me, Sia Comments: The lyrics of this tune are submergedContinue reading “Cosmic Musicology: If You’re Happy And You Know It”

Undead

White on white translucent black capes Back on the rack Bela lugosi’s dead The bats have left the bell tower The victims have been bled Red velvet lines the black box Bela lugosi’s dead Undead undead undead The virginal brides file past his tomb Strewn with time’s dead flowers Bereft in deathly bloom Alone inContinue reading “Undead”

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”

Steve’s Music Mix: Jewish-Reggae-Metal-Rapping-Bonanza

It’s time to put the iPod on Shuffle and answer three essential questions from Steve’s Music Mix Challenge with a song. The rules are pretty simple, put your player on shuffle, press play and answer the questions with the first three song titles.   As I mentioned in a prior challenge, the pickings are slim becauseContinue reading “Steve’s Music Mix: Jewish-Reggae-Metal-Rapping-Bonanza”

Right here, right now…

Not exactly how I like to spend my weekends… working, but that’s life and what’s expected with my role from time to time.  It’s criminal though, I’ve been up and at it since 5:30 AM. There’s a lull in the flow, so I thought it’d be a good time for a quick musical post. I’mContinue reading “Right here, right now…”

Steve’s Music Mix Challenge

I discovered Steve’s weekly music challenge  via suzie81 post this morning and I wanted to play. This was a fun way to shake off the stress of the workday.  Admittedly, I do not have much music stored on the cloud or my iPhone, so keep this in mind when you get to the results.  My randomness wasContinue reading “Steve’s Music Mix Challenge”