Tag: love

Short But Sweet…I Hope

Short But Sweet…I Hope

Poetry Prompt Day 20: Let’s talk about love, baby. I didn’t do the poetic form, the Loop poem. I’ll give that a try another day.  And, today’s poem is rather short but I hope it’s as strong as I felt when I wrote it. I did try to make it longer but every stanza I …

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Love Her As She Is

Love Her As She Is

I know this amazing woman who has the most beautiful blue eyes I’ve ever seen. She says she has alien eyes but I think they’re rather gorgeous. And she has a voice that’s like warm honey. Sometimes, I don’t think she realizes how deeply her words touch people, and how, even in her dark moments, …

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What Would You Do?

What Would You Do?

Today’s poetry prompt is to write about conquering the world. What if you had no boundaries, nothing counted, and you could do anything you want. Basically, pretend you are Bill Murray reliving Groundhog Day for one day. What would you do? There is only one thing I would do. I would spend one more day with …

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Getting Through The Small Days

Getting Through The Small Days

Dear Tamara, If I could sing about a time when I experienced the kind of success I think you are talking about in today’s poetry prompt, I would. But I don’t feel much like singing today. Instead, I am going to simply celebrate the fact that I got through this small day by posting today’s …

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To Write Love On Their Arms

To Write Love On Their Arms

Day 5 prompt-Love   Poem inspired by this:   Today’s Poem:   False Alarms By Jesi Scott It begins with one step…                                     He moves towards her             She steps back                                               then leans in cautiously lets Him take Her hand                       His hand on Her waist movements slow,        guarded           tentative          taking one another’s measures                                                 …

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Straight From My Heart Love Will Never End

Straight From My Heart Love Will Never End

Two years ago this very day I was in Amarillo spending the last birthday he would ever have with my dad. Well, actually, yesterday was that day. My kids and I drove up from Dallas to surprise him. Three kids in a Jeep Compass on a six to seven hour drive. And the smile on …

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#BeReal

#BeReal

Today I get Real and Personal over on Hastywords. She was kind enough to post my #BeReal and what that means to me. It was hard to talk about and under normal circumstances, I don’t open up to people to this extent. But some things need to be heard, and I hope I can make …

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I So Can’t Even Right Now…

I So Can’t Even Right Now…

I just heard the incredibly sad and tragic news. I am trying hard not to turn into a blubbering pool of salt water. And I am being entirely serious. Hell has frozen over and the apocalypse is upon us. KERMIT AND MISS PIGGY HAVE BROKEN UP!!!!! I am unbelievably gutted. The couple was a HUGE …

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A Poem About His Eyes

A Poem About His Eyes

My response to a challenge CJ gave me a couple of weekends ago-to write a poem about someone’s eyes for her. I hope this works, CJ. 😉 The Windows To His Soul By Jesi Scott “They say that the eye is the window to the soul. But it is the soul that is the window.” …

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Hypocrisy and Why Love Doesn’t Win

Hypocrisy and Why Love Doesn’t Win

Hypocrisy: the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense. Hypocrisy is something I am all too familiar with. I first became aware of it when I turned 13 and began realizing that there were people in my life who said they loved me yet acted …

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