The Riptide – Flash Fiction

Devin loved swimming. A powerful attraction drew her to the ocean which she couldn’t resist. The sea had become her companion and like a jealous lover demanded all her time. The riptide struck and sucked her into the depths. The waves rolling above pulled one way, while the rip current… Continue reading

A Halloween Encounter

The yellow smudge of a setting sun slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field.  Nightbirds scattered, roosting in the trees while insects droned on in a constant monotony. The air felt cooler after the heat of the day. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie… Continue reading

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #62 Start & Hot

On this Haiku Friday, Ronovan’s words this week were fabulous (as always) and really inspired me to play with one of my photos. The words, “start” and “hot” have so many different meanings. What fun! I call this haiku, “Day Break,” a typical Florida day… Thanks for stopping by. I… Continue reading

A Love Lost

Howling winds and driving rains seethe in the dark and hazy recesses of my mind. Raindrops slowly streak the window pane like tear drops shed in vain while all the while waiting and wondering, I sit writhing in torturous agony and pain. Sorrow washes in dark tumultuous waves, crashing against… Continue reading

Foggy Morning Blues

Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Photo Challenge for last week’s (I know I am late) weather word was “fog.” That is easy to do here in Florida. It was 82 degrees F. this morning at 5:30 AM. I headed outside to take some shots of the fog that was floating… Continue reading

RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #48 Inspire & Loss

  Ron, from Ronovan Writes, gives us the words: Inspire and loss to work with this week for our Haiku challenge! Inspired by the sun – summer storms with a fury, defeating the heat. The heat and humidity are cloying now in Pensacola, Florida. It will feel like well over… Continue reading

Shrouded Silhouettes

For my Word Snap Weekly challenge this week, sponsored by Amanda of Unique Art Chic, I would like to add a Tanka poem to celebrate warmer temperatures (for today only) and the return to fog and rainy mornings here in Pensacola, Florida. What is a Tanka, you ask?  Here is… Continue reading

Writing 201-Poetry: Haiku

Sea foam waves ebbing – life’s sandy slate wiped sparkling, high tide changes all. This has been my haiku submission for the Daily Post’s poetry prompt of “water” for our first poetry class. Thanks for stopping by to see what I have been up to.  Find out more about the… Continue reading

Word Snap Weekly– Dreaming of Fairy Swamp

It is the start of another magnificent week in our blogging world, and that means it is time for Amanda’s Word Snap Weekly!  This is where we writers combine our photography with words to make stunning miniature photo essays.  Join us and see what creativity bubbles forth from your inner… Continue reading

Word Snap Weekly– Dreaming of Fairy Swamp

It is the start of another magnificent week in our blogging world, and that means it is time for Amanda’s Word Snap Weekly!  This is where we writers combine our photography with words to make stunning miniature photo essays.  Join us and see what creativity bubbles forth from your inner… Continue reading