“In Retrospect,” #Haibun, #FlashFiction

To get back into the swing of writing, I've combined my weekly #PhotoPrompt poetry challenge and the Carrot Ranch prompt into one piece. The April 23, 2020, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about distance dating. It can be any genre, era, or setting. Who is dating, and … Continue reading “In Retrospect,” #Haibun, #FlashFiction

Reminiscing about life ~ Earth Day, April 22, 2020

It feels good to be writing again. This pandemic sapped my energy and creativity. I'm glad I took some time off to work on projects around the house. It helped me to settle into this new normalcy. Last week, we celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary, and last Saturday was my birthday. Life feels more precious … Continue reading Reminiscing about life ~ Earth Day, April 22, 2020

Cinquain History & a #Cinquain, “Heed the Call”

It's always fun to learn a bit about the person behind the syllabic form. So, meet the creator of the Crapsey Cinquain: Adelaide Crapsey American Poet, Adelaide Crapsey, was born on September 9, 1878 in Brooklyn Heights, New York. She was "raised in a liberal environment that encouraged great expectations for women." (Wikipedia.org) Adelaide Crapsey … Continue reading Cinquain History & a #Cinquain, “Heed the Call”