Cesspool

It always happens when I feel betrayedDisgust engulfs me; I can’t digestfood for another’s existenceIt’s toxic; it’s unhealthy;It vitiates social systemsdenies justicerestricts free expressionIt keeps the venomcirculating in blood vesselsThe heart cannot take itThe heart will give up…. ReluctantlyI touch transfused bloodas corpuscles call outfor acceptanceThey hold hatred I nursedanimosity I felt on being let … Continue reading Cesspool

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Legacy

It is the same houseonce inhabited by generositynow plundered by successors-they’ve taken awayvalues and wishes of harmonyprinciples and precious belongings heat of argumentspervades the airwispy strands of warmthdisappear into oblivion legacies do not definethey degenerate.. dVerse Quadrille

Scanning old pics

scanning memoriesentrenched in choppy waters-deep hygge envelopesWhat is it about the past?makes happiness look transient Enjoy the holidays and create happy memories, Colleen! I'm digitizing old albums today. Written for #ShareYourDay Challenge at Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt

Revenge

a soul scarred for lifeevery moment is a strifesurrendered pieces of selfcall for restorationlife-cycle completion The one that damagedand got awayoccupies all mind spacerevenge is survivalnot a competitionor race How do they knowwhat I’ve been throughthey never had compassionbut will know retributiongo through the same cyclepain, helplessnessto know the impactof their callousness justice divinenot mine … Continue reading Revenge

Magic :)

What is the magic two brilliant minds can generate on a single page? Scroll down and click on the links, then come back here to like or comment 🙂 Eugenia at Moonwashed Musings https://amanpan.blog/2022/11/24/rise-up-from-the-pits/ Paula Light at Chain Gang at Light Motifs https://lightmotifs.wordpress.com/2022/11/24/chain-gang/

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #258

Welcome back! PROMPT #258 It's so tough to remain positive at times. A word that is constantly gnawing my insides, staring back at me from every wall I encounter is CESSPOOL I choose this as the prompt word for this week. Your piece need not be pessimistic or negative. You can show how someone manages … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #258