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After the Rain - a Haiku

Birds crow in triumph –
even weeds waltz in the sun.
Garden after rain.

Posted in Response to the Daily Prompt: Sliced Bread
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Fear and Resilience in Brainwave's "Capturing Conflict"

In 2011, photojournalist Lynsey Addario was covering the civil war in Libya when her team was “ripped out” of their jeep by Moammar Gadhafi’s troops. After enduring one week of being bound up, tortured, and continually threatened with execution, Addario and her teammates were released. 588 more words


Poem #29

The pavement screamed

When I fell for you

And my heart apologized

To my knees for the scrapes

But even the flesh in my bones… 23 more words


Depend on me Instead

Oh how badly I wish

You’d crave me on the hour

I want you to ignite me

Between your lips

And suck me down

Be restless for me… 39 more words


Poem #27

How dare you ignite a fire

Within the depths of my chest

Embedding yourself between

The last unscathed bits

Of my miserable heart

Infiltrating my mind… 60 more words


I Write For That

Your validation does not motivate my words

I don’t write for your affection, and I will

never devote my words to evoking

Sympathy from you… 127 more words


Living Well Through Lent for March 3, 2015

Sunday’s reflection suggests that Jesus was able to “fare forward” because “he had helpers, the disciples…and others, who provided and assisted him and with whom he had relationships.” Support from others is key to resilience. 43 more words