They are travelers gripped by thought, lost in their worlds of introspection. They sit, frozen in time and space, which once moved freely for them. But day by day they grew exhausted, Their bones tiring from the burdens they secretly bore. Emotions and struggles hide behind their sculpted eyes, forever creating stories of who theyContinue reading “GRIPPED – An 85 Word Story”
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Throwback Thursday: LUCIDITY
Lucidity is lost, fading with memories of better times. She is a fragment of who she was – a vibrant girl she used to know, stolen by unexpected grief. Simple plans have vanished. She blinks as nothing comes to mind, but her uninvited reality of darkness. ©Raelyn Pracht 2020
CHERRY BLOSSOMS (A Friday First)
Spring blooms quietly, nearly unnoticed – until floral hues announce their presence. Romance blossoms below the vanilla pink petals, embracing itself in the faint scent of resurrection. I am going to go back to trying “Friday Firsts” where I will put the first paragraph, stanza, line, or even chapter of what I am working onContinue reading “CHERRY BLOSSOMS (A Friday First)”
An Excerpt from “Autumn” by Longfellow
I just love this section of his poem. It speaks of the season brilliantly! There is a beautiful spirit breathing nowIts mellow richness on the clustered trees,And, from a beaker full of richest dyes,Pouring new glory on the autumn woods,And dipping in warm light the pillared clouds.
PSALM 130:5 – My Synomatic Version
I wait. With eagerness and expectation, I wait for the Lord. I trust in His enduring Word – In it alone I put my hope. My soul waits. My whole being waits. His help is coming. I wait. I watch. He will rescue me.
Free Verse on the Book of Jonah
Sometimes I just enjoy writing poetry
She Laughs and my Soul Sings
She laughs and it makes my soul sings. The sound, forgotten and lost in her darkness, has finally found its way back. I welcome it gratefully with open arms. I close my eyes and suddenly, it’s the only sound I hear. I record the sound in my memory. I don’t want this music to end,-Continue reading “She Laughs and my Soul Sings”
RECONNECT -One Word Writing Prompt
Reconnect and restore. Reconnect with the relationship you were built for. Reconnect with His Word. Reconnect with your inner self. Reconnect with times before. Reconnect and restore.