Category «words»

the wanting

the gale lifts me up to the white clouds. tufts separate then fold around me. i fly toward Proxima Centauri, Alpha Centauri’s star. my wings gather stardust along the way. i fly through still unbroken blackness. and learn to breathe with cosmic lungs. light is my destination or my path. it all leads back to …

i see friend

Writing Prompt: Friend Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. i see friend. she stand there. years blooming on her face. smile rising inside me. she speak decades back. she conjure long gone words. she remember laughs. she remember cries. she remember moving earth and sea, because she gonna come see me. …

i drop

Writing Prompt: Drop Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I drop into that place inside you that knows me not by name, but by vibration. I drop down, onto the parts of you that see me with more than eyes. I drop down. I drop deep down. I drop… I drop …

my magic

Writing Prompt: Do You Believe in Magic? You have been transformed into a mystical being who has the ability to do magic. Describe your new abilities in detail. How will you use your new skills? My magic has wings and can fly into infinity. I am covered in the aura of possibility. When anyone looks …

the fight in us

Writing Prompt: Fight Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I don’t understand the fight that humans have in them. We fight to stay alive, yet many do things that seem like a fight to die. Everything seems to be a fight toward an inevitable end that will lead nowhere. Then there …

inventing a culture

This is another piece I was working on that I think could become something. It’s unedited. I think it might make a good short story.          “What are you in for?”         “You don’t wanna know,” answered Larry to the strange man in the cell across from him.         Larry’s head was bent low. He looked dejected …

absence of fear

I am listening to “Absence of Fear” by Jewel. This song is poetry. I feel it reach into me and remind that I am here, in this existence, breathing, seeing, feeling, thinking. Loving. There is much to the idea of living in the absence of fear. The world is deluged with fear. Fear keeps us …

skeleton keys

Writing Prompt: Secret Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I don’t believe in secrets. It seems pointless to me. Every experience is a lesson not just for me, but for everyone. This is not to say I will run around telling everyone my life. I most certainly do not do that. …

the highway

The dusty black tar receding behind Panga ran into the forlorn past. Far from the groping and needy future, the road ahead beckoned her to follow.  She was worn from the sleepless drive. Morning became her night and the sun her night light. But a place to bed was more of a challenge than she’d …

the boiling sea

the sea boiled hot lost children cried within the foam waves carried to shore their last days rainfall is not their tears it is the baptismal waters blessing each soul love from the gods the water carries songs songs the ancestors hear the mermaids whisper their knowing © zaji, 2016

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