Playing the Part

The act has become the reality. I was being what I thought I had to be. Disregarding what came naturally. For the good or the bad. Ignoring the instincts that I had. To curse you out or to hold your hand, To follow my heart or join the band, Holding back the tears when I’m…

SiStars

Heaven sent constituents Contributing to the best in me Incandescent blessings Emitting positive energy Glowing and shedding light Invested in my spirit Imbuing genuine synergy A connection held tight Candid  with affirmations Speaking firm truths Consistent boundaries and verities A Wall of fortitude Accepting of my imperfections Avid intercession for my hopes and wishes. Guardians…

Inertia

Daily Prompt-Dormant I’ve often felt safe following a routine Walking on the treadmill of life Miles and miles of inertia An endless stream of straight lines Dormant dreams lay quiet With only minimal signs they’re vital How do I escape it’s grasp? What force will encourage revival? They say life is mind over matter I’ve been living beneath if that’s…

Simple Semblance

via Daily Prompt: Simple Unadorned, undecorated… A Plain Jane That’s what he called me that day He told me that I was Simple I guess my style was kind of basic I’m a little bit old fashioned Unlike women that he’s used to dating I thought it was rather rude, I admit, I was a bit appalled…

Daily Prompt: Racing through Life

via Daily Prompt: Marathon Sometimes life feels like a Marathon. It’s tasks and toils seem to go on and on. I have to learn to find my pace. Catch my breath to sustain the race. A bit of water to keep me hydrated. Someone in my corner to keep me motivated. When the stress begins,…

Partly Cloudy

Even though it was only half a day of sunshine, I’ll take it. After several days of rain and gray,  I prayed for it. He gave it. It saved me. Sometimes it’s just the little things in life that help you make it.     Copyright ©2017 ubiquitous sense. All Rights Reserved.    

Daily Prompt: Picturing Ouma

via Daily Prompt: Exquisite One day with nothing to do, I went poking around in Ouma’s room. I found a photo of her in her youth. She was absolutely beautiful. Her hair was in a bun, with a pin like a crown. She had on a long, flowing, dramatic ball gown……. And she smiled… Something…

Seeds

via Daily Prompt: Someday For many people Someday  never comes. Yet, we wait with uncertainty for it’s arrival. We tell ourselves that it’s liable to happen. Throw intentions to the back of our minds and never put our wishes into action. We just think it will fall out of the sky like magic. How tragic…

Breaking Chains 

via Daily Prompt: Cling I would Cling to vices like smoking cigarettes, and making love, drinking alcohol and even drugs. As much as I could take, it was never enough to take the pain away. Childhood memories of the toughest love. The stains remain and taint the glove. I didn’t pass the test. Close to insanity. Over…