Once again?

We mock and scorn Those from before For actions of yore! Men of learning and wisdom Men unlettered and unpolished Once held persons for whatever reason in bondage and slavery Today the insights good from these are denigrated ...

Somber contemplations

  A confluence of things has come about and the phrase that keeps running through my heart is "cry the fair country".   Dolorous & Distressing Contemplations The first started long ago with diminishing of respect for authority in...

2 different Valentines

We send to our loved ones wishes of:  Velvet        Aspirations  Leap           Eagerly      Nearly        Taking        Improbable Nuances     Electric       Be Mine     Our Creator sent one long ago: For...

Foreboding

As eventide falls  and the glow of summer fades to memory as the dying of another year approaches The foreboding of failed dreams and sorrow of passed loved ones rises to cloud one's vision    

Word trivia

One thing that has grabbed my interest is how words have developed over time (etymology) and how they are used, missused or have lost a depth or richness in meaning.  The curren word to bother me is how certain people like to toss around the word...

Classical rocks

Hither and thither Turning to and turning fro Frenetic sounding smooth? or dancing deceptive slow sharply changing paces stepping lively now

Fun with words

I regret to say that the misuse of homonyms is one of the things that either sets my teeth on edge or sends me into fits of laughter.  When those homely homonyms best the minds of many.  So here are just a few to play with when having fun with words....

It is all in the preposition

We are to be courageous and "Speak truth" as truth shall set us free, but the preposition one choose speaks a world of difference.  That pesky word that describes a relationship between two things.   1. Courage Speak truth to power 2....

We all seek & want to know

We speak longingly of it The world around us touts a version That centers on our gratification Foolishly we bought their sale Now we question for what we bought leaves us unfulfilled and dissatified so we seek more or different or...

Scribbles & Bits #3: Desires Drum

  Somnolent and sloe eyed  shadowing thoughts unbidden    as the drum beat of the heart rises limpid liquid lighting flashes    warning of the heat to come for lurks there lustful limpid longings    Rise rapid betrayed by pulses ...

Scribbles & Bits Challenge #3

Cadences and rhythmic use of words is used effectively throughout literature and society. They can create a mood, or stir the senses. This has been used by orators, poets and drill sargents from the beginning. One of the better known cultural...

Scribbles & Bits (Word salad)

This is a rerun of one of the first word salads I ever attempted from the original Scribbles Challenges.  It came out at this time of the year in 2010. stirring clusters plastic wrapped heart wrenching verbal recitals unfiltered honesty...