Balance Would Be Good

Life feels a bit like this photo right now – buggy. While Ric is on the mend, I have been undergoing tests for chronic issues. Last week, two biopsies were taken and a growth removed. No answers yet. “Are you scared?” Ric asks me as we lie awake, minds processing in the stillness of night. […]

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Through The Looking Glass

Thank you to Indie Blu(e) Publishing for including my work in their latest anthology. Through the Looking Glass: Reflecting on Madness and Chaos Within gives voice to those otherwise silenced through stigma or marginalization. The anthology features stories, poem, and artwork. Through The Looking Glass is available through Amazon.ca, Amazon.com, and other major online book […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: Threes

InsurrectionInaugurationExhalation A beginning, a middle, an end (of sorts). This week, let’s see how succinctly we can sum up a situation using only three words. Or, if you need more, make it three times three: Snow squalls blindroads lack definitionhearth provides contentment. Or, if you are more inclined towards images than words, tell a story […]

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Pick-me-ups!

Freshly picked wishesa bundle of encouragement –immunity boost! (For Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge.)

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In the Aftermath

All the fading bitsdetract – I am still alivepassion asserting. (A quick check in. I am recovering well; still needing lots of rest. Thanks for all the good wishes. Image from my collection.)

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Brown-eyed

Brown eyes unblinkingbat golden lashes skyward –celestial flirt (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

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Our August

Augustine was the name chosenshould this new arrival be a girlbut as her mother labouredshe knew, with certaintythere would be no “ine” She is August, born in Mayesteemed and venerablea name fit for a leader –I can attest to her abilityto run the show – definitely rules my heart. (For Eugi’s Causerie Weekly Prompt: August.)

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Appreciation

Flowers greet the rainface up appreciation –nourishment’s glow. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

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Of Winter

Where does the river gowhen snow, blindingclaims the flow? Houses nestled in wooded grovesshudder at the exposure of leafless daysbrace against the chills of early eves. How quickly we rejoice at first thaw, eager to embracechange – emotion often premature. (For Lens-artists Photo Challenge: Winter)

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Spring Serves As Reminder

Even the old flower –this appearance of decrepitudemerely camouflagefor the soul is eternalreaches for renewaland at every opportunityblossoms…. (For Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge: Spring.)

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