Against all odds

Untended Unexpected  Uncelebrated  Blooms life Against all odds! 

Barbed Wires

I am participating in napowrimo – 2017. Today, I haven’t followed the optional prompt, choosing instead to let creativity be my guide… hope you enjoy my take on ‘barbed wires ‘ ūüėä

Careful

Careful! What you do With that. Lay it Someplace high Don’t let it be stomped upon Its precious secrets squashed Spread all over the road For all to see Yet don’t hold it too high Or it may topple over Scattering Millions of dearly held dreams All over the pavement Where he walks Crushing its…

Learning from Britain

If I could learn anything from Britain anything at all. I would like to learn from it – confidence and the power of resolve. A tiny little country smaller than the state of Oregon dared to dream big and conquer the world one-fourth of the Earth surrendered and as more colonies were formed Britain’s power…

The time thief – A doodleku

oh time thief must you run incessantly? stay – a moment Aubrie cox is hosting a month long doodleku challenge at yay words.¬† I am not well versed in haiku/ haiga/ tanka or other related forms. But I always find the doodles on Aubrie’s site interesting and her challenges a lot of fun. I urge…

Merged to Destroy

Meandering through the¬† valley I came upon a¬† stream It threatened to engulf me I surrendered to its whim Merged thus we rushed along Singing a wild incoherent song As the steep mountains approached Young streams¬† joyfully joined our fold The gushing stream now swelled with pride With its loud spattering¬† my calmness vied To…

Things gone by

I love writing prompts. Here I am going about my day, working, cleaning, teaching, cooking,¬† nagging, more working, more cleaning with not a single thought about writing anything. I open my mailbox and there’s a writing prompt and voila! for the next 30 minutes my humbug world of working, cleaning, cooking, teaching…… (ya! ya! I…

Travel theme : “night”

Night it comes slowly silently tiptoeing into my empty house stealthily it spreads its dark blanket over my heavy eyes it lies there forever it seems to my burdened mind. Enveloped in its thick¬† darkness I fervently wait¬† for dawn My friend ailsa at Where’s my backpack? runs this weekly challenge. though the challenge is…

weekly photo challenge : (sun)

Child you are the rain shower upon my soul the wind in my sail the warmth in my winter the breeze in my summer the center of¬† my universe the beacon of my life My Sun! child Probably, the last entry for this week’s photo challenge! But things have been a bit busy around here!…

Weekly photo challenge : “Two subjects”

Nature and the Wheel For Endless eons and centuries Mother Earth lived naturally Though she didn’t give equally But balanced what she gave The wheel when it came Took from here and there it gave Blind to balance, prone to greed It caused inequality Creating masters and slaves My choice for this weeks challenge “Two…

A foxy dream..

Came across an interesting blog today yay words .¬† Aubrie Cox likes throwing challenges. The challenge she had thrown this time was to write a Haiku, senryu, tanka, kyoka, gogyŇćka, renku, haibun, haiga (doodles most welcome!), etc. And the subject was … and this is what I found most intriguing: Foxes and/or dreams. I mean,…