The Tiger Lord

As I passed through the jungle, A resonating chime sounded in my head. In the space of a single breath, The Tiger Lord appeared. He held me in his gaze, Perhaps deciding whether to strike, Or whether to listen to my entreaty. That he offered the choice Was enough for me to quickly Offer him…

Short Story Prompt From Ruby8: The Crimson Dragonfly

A short while ago, Ruby8 provided me with a writing prompt.She was kind enough to allow me to simply write what showed up in my head, all based on the opening italicized sentences you’ll see at the beginning of the story. Without further ado, I give you, ‘Crimson Dragonfly: CRIMSON DRAGONFLY A short story by…

Shooting in the Rain

  It’s been a minute since I tried my hand at anything resembling a ‘writing prompt’. I’ve got several great writers found here on the WP to thank for the inspiration and the sense that starting prompts can be fun, no pressure, no editing (!), just short and to the point, whatever ya feel! without…

Remember Who Got You Here!

  I am a few days past this year’s ‘expiration date’, yet I hope sharing a memory related to mothers never grow sour, or tired, or out of style. I am indebted to Diana at http://holisticwayfarer.com for the inspirational waves rising up off of the pages of her two posts connected to mothers- both her own and…

I’m Trying Not to Smile!

It was fascinating to watch, this young lady trying so hard to maintain some semblance of composure as her photographer took shot after shot of her framed by a canopy of cherry blossoms. She appeared to be directing the guy with the camera pointed at her, asking him to let her do ‘just one more’.…

A Study in Elegance

If I could have given out my own awards at the recent Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, this beautifully serene participant would have received my ‘A Study in Elegance Award’. From the moment she came into view, not only did she have the dance moves down, she never once let that wonderful smile leave her face.…