Paintings – Poetry – Quotation – Tuesday’s Round-up Read and View – Selected by Goff James — Art, Photography and Poetry

Painting 1 Attribution © Jane Small, Morning Dew, (Date Unstated) Source Attribution https://fineartamerica.com/featured/morning-dew-jane-small.html Haiku, Micro Poetry & Senryū Attribution © Goff James, Moss on Stones, Today’s Music Plays, Letting Go, Sharing the Moment, Lost in Night Copyright (c) 2021 Goff James – All Rights Reserved  More haiku poems by Goff James More Micro Poetry by Goff James […] … More Paintings – Poetry – Quotation – Tuesday’s Round-up Read and View – Selected by Goff James — Art, Photography and Poetry

Erasure

they drip with full forceInfluencers are confidentthey leave deep impressions-but underestimate receptacles Influencers are confidentthey’ll cause lasting change-but underestimate receptaclespre-filled with experience they’ll cause lasting changereceptacles are not emptypre-filled with experience,notions nursed over years receptacles are not emptystained mindsets rulenotions nursed over yearsnot so easy to erase https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2021/07/19/what-do-you-see-91/

Afraid

“I can’t bring myself to forgive….” Maria veers off mentally, fully knowing the barrage of words that would now be spewed out. She has heard it everyday for more than quarter of a century. She is kind of immune, but the idea of being stuck in a swamp stinks. “I guess one should stop scraping … More Afraid

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #188

PROMPT #188 The word prompt for today is DEVIL This video may provide additional inspiration. https://aeon.co/videos/the-devils-you-know-how-satan-became-a-versatile-stand-in-for-all-manner-of-evil There is no restriction on length of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to be featured in the Weekly Wrap.  Any post that is found to be offensive, vulgar or something that hurts common … More Reena’s Xploration Challenge #188

Grief

The sadness behind this prompt hits me hard as I write this. The kid shown in the pic lost her father today. Her mother, whom I see as an exceptionally strong woman, fought till the end, staying afloat with her Buddhist beliefs and chanting “Nam myoho renge Kyo.” It kept her going, if nothing else. … More Grief