Sweet Potatoes

Insert photo The last two stanzas in Barbara Kingsolver’s poem “How to Cure Sweet Potatoes” struck a chord with me. In childhood, the sermon was my least favorite segment of church service until the pastor got to whooping near the end. By then, the ladies of the...

Survival

Need to insert two photos from MichaelLyde.com Gloria Gaynor said that I will survive. And Barbara Kingsolver visited my life again to give me tips for survival. A few pebbles and pearls to guide me on my journey of the mind on my path to potential. My mind is no...

My Blue Boat Home?

Is this a blue, boat home? The only blue in the home is the big, blue sea just outside. A small foyer capped by a glass door encased in a wooden frame. The sun is overhead, casting a broad beam of light through the glass and onto the adjacent wall and mossy, green...

Moving in Silence

Prompt: Stealth by Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely I continue to move myself up the list. My default position at highest since the bucolic days of my youth. When I believed myself to be brimming with potential and going as far as my imagination would guide me. Before I...

Astronaut

Prompt: Stealth by Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely I The sun’s light oozed across his body. Bathing him in relaxing heat. Creating shadows in the subtle folds in his torso. Transforming the droplets of sweat in the forest of hair upon his chest into glittering stars....