What is the appropriate response to a mental breakdown? This is a repost from sometime in the year - May, feels so far and so close at the same time. Anyway, I feel like a good cry today so if you don't mind, let's bawl over these words. Break down! What a word! Does it … Continue reading Still waiting for permission to cry?
I did mention that I had taken an online poetry course, right? But I probably didn't mention that at the climax of that class I toyed with the idea of compiling my own anthology. Do you want to know what the title was going to be? Well here is another poem to usher us into … Continue reading Free verse.
🎶Hey! I don't know about you. But I'm feeling pretty good. Got me another no-mi-nation. You don't know about it. But I want you to. So I'll keep writing like I'm prett-ty good. Pretty good! 🎶 Yep. I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by the lovely Geraldine over at Odyssey Buddy. Thank you … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award
Disclaimer; Despite the title, the bulk of this writing will not contain any expletives. I have been thinking of conversations. Having them, starting them, sustaining them, ending them. And not just doing them, but doing them right. Conversations that are not waited on by awkward silences and where gossip is not the main course. Where … Continue reading Talk %#*@? to me!
Is that even a question! Yet, I find myself coming round to this question time and again. What do I write about? Should I even bother? Is this necessary? Does it portray all my honest thoughts? Who am I doing this for? The best advice (okay, one of the best - because I keep hearing … Continue reading To write or not to write!
Does it feel like the months are creeping up on you this year? Like time is playing hide and seek with you but you have no idea that you should be playing? No?! Guess it's just me then. But I like how October has rolled in for me. Its a little busier than I have … Continue reading Hello October!
I read a comment somewhere that said sometimes the end of a friendship hurts more than the end of a romance. I don't know much about the latter but I can attest to the former. For that matter I just love a good friendship story, with all the drama and the ups and downs but … Continue reading Putting in the time
World Suicide Prevention Day was observed on September 10th. And I'm coming to the table three days later. It's encouraging to see the ongoing conversations on this. This is a sensitive topic and getting the right words out calls for serious thought. There was a suicide in school during my high school years. There is … Continue reading Down but not Out.
Have you heard the song by roughly the same title by Molly Kate Kestner? I first heard it off the show 'All Rise', brilliant show too but I think this song is fitting for my celebration today. It has been a full year since my first post and in 366 days later, I've had 50 … Continue reading Blogiversary – On My Way Up
Today's post is a short story titled 'The Compatibility Test'. It first appeared on Reedsy prompts and was inspired by the prompt 'two perspectives of people on a blind date'. You can use this link Writing prompts to create your own account and get to writing. I hope you enjoy this. Boy.I don’t know why … Continue reading When your plans get sidelined