Scribbles & Bits 130: Locked out

Just on the other side of the door Stands and waits For the opening Yet what is the key That the resident must find For love waits Patiently to pass through Which key has locked and bolted the portals Is the key distrust Is...

Discontent?

  There two things that are not fair or is it three things are not natural These are irritating and great cause for whining Self-centered beasties we are from departing the womb. We want, we need Give or we cry Give or we...

Together Tuesday

She:  You stir my senses He:    You intrigue my heart She:  I wish to investigate what pleases you He:   I wish to find and know what warms your heart She:  What give you joy is a joy to do He:   What keeps your interest is worthy to...

Murmuration

In synchronized celebration The dance of day's ending Swooping swirling rising & falling Sweeping across the horizon Extravagent explosions Again coming together  

Snowy Day

Lazy floating sparkling In filtered watery winter sun Snow dusts the air and trees As quiet blankets my world Warmth of home a blessing From which to view nature's artistry

Scribbles & Bits 122: "Who's sorry now, Mike?"

          Some have said that Mike had an "ace in the hole" as he approached the podium to speak.  But, "as the actress said to the bishop", that would be "telling secrets out of school".  For "to have an ace up your sleeve" you had to enter the room...

Scibbles & Bits 121: Sacre bleu!

While out on the town with the crew, the gang decided to sample the fare at the new eatery.  It was supposed to have superb filets sauced with blue cheese. So they waddled  on over to the establishment.  Upon entering they were immediately...

Scribbles & Bits 120: Wolf!

In the far off town of L'pusiket the citizens faced a rather thorny moral problem.  So they got together to discuss this situation.  For some reason when the young wandered in the park near Canal #5, all sorts of inhibitions were lost and proclivities...

Scribbles & Bits 119.2: Choice

Daily we are confronted            Daily we are choosing one over the other                      Daily we decide the easy or the right                               Daily we walk paths of ease or challenge  ascerbic   <<  C  ...

Scribbles & Bits 119: The Dilemma

         Oh here it goes again, in things mundane and great. Call it procrastination, call it stubborn, or call it curiousity then again it could be called temptation. I know I need to do my house work, but this book is so good.  I want to go...

Sunday Soothing: Hope

What is the thing that keeps us going It is the one thing that remained in Pandora's box When out of curiousity she lifted the lid unleashing nastiness into the world It is that small quiet voice It is that spark that still flickers ...

Searching

How is it you define yourself?  Our picture of ourself can be essential to our capacity for optimism.  Picturing our worth by what we do, what we have or even on the capacity of other men is a shaky foundation as all of these things can change...

Scribbles & Bits 117: Wazzup wid dat?

Something we all agree should be: Helping those in need. the options stated are: provide them what they need   or   help them start to help themselves divisive whispers come: "they don't want to give"                   "they want...

Out of Ages Past

Out of the dim dark Of ages past That fearful time Of olden When summer's abundance Faded in death Advent the cusp of winter's Long frozen slumber Came the meeting of the living With the dead As the portals cracked open...

Scribbles & Bits 115: The Wall

         In long forgotten ages past a wall was built around a people.  As was told to generations down the line it was done by a wise and gentle ruler to set proper boundaries on their actions and dealings.  None could quite remember all, nor was it...

A Halloween alphabet

All around                                 Bones and bloody screams Clamor and call.                     Death deals                              Eerie elysons.                        Fright flies in                        Gleefully...

Scibbles & Bits 113: Cross purposes

Out on a scavanger hunt:  Read: Did you retrieve the cache? Reed: There was no cash to be seen. Read: The clue said to look in the quoin. Reed: I saw not one coin and besides how would one get             something inside it? Read:...