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wandering the globe

Writing Prompt: The Wanderer Tell us about the top five places you’ve always wanted to visit. Africa – I would love to visit all parts of Africa and explore this rich continent that I believe is central to humanity’s existence. Vilcabamba, Ecuador –…

modern day epistolary

Writing Prompt: Handwriting Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I love nothing more than hand written letters. I’ve always wanted to find a pen pal whom I can write snail mail letters to, to get the feel of what…

random thoughts #1

No one wants to hear that there are days when I feel so afraid that all I want is for the world to end so that everything that makes it ugly would disappear and never return. No one wants to know that some…

the dust that i am

I’ve come to realize over the years that my existence is like a tiny atom/molecule/single celled creature under a microscope; a tiny speck of dust on some distant planet in some distant galaxy, in a possibly distant universe ensconced within another atom filled…

uncaged voice

Writing Prompt: Voice Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. i am trembling voice. i am fear finding footing and tongue. i am freedom picking the lock to my cage with skeleton key words that find their way through tumblers…

writing to dissolve cages

Writing Prompt: Singular Sensation If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be? Something is here, among us, changing everything that we are. – me I would want that my writing experience free…

virtual window to my soul

Writing Prompt: Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall Think of your blog as a mirror: what does it reveal? Consider your blog name, theme choice, design, bio, posts… what does every element tell you about yourself? To be honest, I’m not sure what my…

wickedness unbound

Writing Prompt: Wicked Witch Write about evil: how you understand it (or don’t), what you think it means, or a way it’s manifested, either in the world at large or in your life. I don’t understand evil. The desire to be evil eludes…

a sobering existence

I’ve been traveling most of the week. My very good friend’s grandmother died and I wanted to be there for her. Her grandmother was an incredibly prepared woman. She planned every aspect of her funeral down to the coffin, memorial cards and obituary.…

fearless in dusty blue

Writing Prompt: Fearless Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Sadly, what I’m about to write is not fiction. It is a very real conversation from a few days ago with a young 20 something who made a most unfortunate…

food and the body

I attended a nutrition seminar today. It was refreshing to see a nurse practitioner who actually addressed eating habits when faced with patients with serious health problems. So few in the medical industry address the foods we eat as one of the major…

yawning to the sun

Writing Prompt: Just Another Day Our days our organized around numerous small actions we repeat over and over. What’s your favorite daily ritual? Each morning when I awake I enjoy looking out the window at the sun. The sun reminds not only that I was…

upon the shelf

Writing Prompt: Shelf Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Little eight year old girls make soccer balls in Pakistan; fingers roughened by sturdy leather, needles and thick thread. Bottoms hover just above dirt paved streets as they squat to…

the need for thought

To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the need for thought. – Henri Poincare What a profound truth. I find that most people are at one end or another, but rarely in a space of…

of my womb

Writing Prompt: Legacy Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. My daughters are my legacy. I give them to the future in hopes that they may discover a way to change this world and set humans free. They are the…

nocturne

Sitting inside myself, watching myself, seeing me as an observer, and allowing the world to pass through me, through my skin. I am really here, experiencing this existence. I see other people experiencing their existence and seeing the world from perspectives I could…

i’m not coming back

Writing Prompt: Karma Chameleon Reincarnation: do you believe in it? I neither believe nor disbelieve. I don’t know and would never pretend to know. What I’m clear about are the many questions I have about the idea of reincarnation if it does exist.…

the longing

Writing Prompt: Longing Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I am longing for true freedom, bedecked in translucent gems and emerald silk lace. Freedom that is jackfruit and ginep sweet. Mango flesh on my wanting tongue. Feeding me a…

laughter off limits

Writing Prompt: Too Soon? Can anything be funny, or are some things off limits? Given the nature of the culture, there are definitely some things that are off limits. How does one make funny the murder of an infant? What sort of joke can…

seeking bridges to cross

Writing Prompt: Divide Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. The world is divided. Some humans are at odds with nature and each other, even at odds with their own soul. There are no bridges in sight, no passageways back…

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