“But you see," said Roark quietly, "I have, let’s say, sixty years to live. Most of that time will be spent working. I’ve chosen the work I want to do. If I find no joy in it, then I’m only condemning myself to sixty years of torture. And I can find the joy only if … Continue reading Traditionalist Thinkers vs The Modern Creatives
To say these words a million times, Wouldn't be enough to express my feelings - Through any elegant prose or rhymes, A tenderness, I feel for you, leaves me reeling. ~ You're my heart and soul combined, Outside my body, externally intertwined. I love you more than the air I breathe, When I'm gone, to … Continue reading I’ll Love You More Than You Could Ever Know
I thought that I'd tackle another 50 word Thursday challenge, where one's creative prowess is tested with only one picture and one quote to be used for inspiration. The rule is to write a creative work in 50 word increments up to a maximum of 250 words. This week's picture is featured above, and here's the … Continue reading The Wizard’s Elixir – 50 Word Thursday Challenge
"Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity." - Thomas J. Watson Let's Talk Controversy... Some content and opinions may be controversial. Our society is littered with touchy subjects, and polarized beliefs. … Continue reading Not All Controversy Is Bad To Write About. Let Me Tell You Why!
Ami from UndercoverSuperhero has nominated me for this Recognition Award, so thank you very much to her for that and sorry in the delay in posting this. She's a brave and courageous girl learning to walk again and using her blog as a platform to share her struggle with others. Rules Thank the blogger(s) for … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award from Ami
A gentle breeze brushes the Spartan's backs, Chilling beads of sweat upon their skin. The Persians ready for their last attack. The Spartan's odds were not to win. ~ Standing boot to boot with all their brothers, Muted murmurs shown love to one another. The air was dry and the sun burned hot, It wasn't … Continue reading Under the Wings of Leonidas
She's a thing so pure and innocent, Radiating deep joy from within her little heart, Her bashful face makes my heart race. So intimate, To not shower her with kisses would be sin. ~ She makes for great exercise, When I'm feeling lazy. She's better than medicine, For a mind gone crazy. ~ Who would … Continue reading My Untainted Joy
“But my way of writing is rather to think aloud, and follow my own humours, than much to consider who is listening to me; and, if I stop to consider what is proper to be said to this or that person, I shall soon come to doubt whether any part at all is proper.” ― … Continue reading Five Hard Lessons That I’ve Learned As An Amateur Blogger
Thump, thump, ~ Thump! ~ My heartbeat pounds, Against my chest. I make no sounds, I get no rest. It seems... I'm feeling kind of stressed. ~ My heart thuds, three more knocks, Too anxious to be cognitive, Except for that one paradox. ~ I run ~ I fall ~ I crawl ~ My feet … Continue reading Living With Anxiety
Thank you to Yeka of It's All About Love. A wonderful new blogger exploding on the scene. Why is she exploding? Because she preaches the praises of love and these praises are exactly what this world needs more of. Outside of love, she's full of wisdom and she's a fantastic communicator, which in turn makes … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award from Yeka
Hello everybody, After working with Vee from #MillenialLifeCrisis on a little project that we have going on, I was inspired by her blog to start my own Blog Share page and I wanted to invite all of you to share your blog here. If any of you have been with me for a while, then you know … Continue reading Link to Your Blog on my New Community Blog-Share Page!
Hello again friends, bloggers and muses, Another Tuesday has come and another Behind the Author interview is here to greet you. If you're new to this series, the main goal of these interviews are to peak behind the curtains at some of our favorite bloggers and writers, to expose the secrets of their success. All … Continue reading Behind the Author: The Writer’s Blogk
Well, well. I won't lie that I've been growing a little bit tired of these awards recently, butI know it's a great way to keep our network connections strong. 😀 My new friend Jyoti has nominated me for this award, and I wanted to show my appreciation through participation! She's a lovely young woman, sharing her soul … Continue reading Liebster Award from Jyoti
"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature." - Henry David Thoreau The Power of Nature Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Feelings of Helplessness. Feelings of Hopelessness. These are all too common symptoms of modern living. We all carry some burden of stress in our lives. The … Continue reading The Power of Nature
The walls are bleeding pretty patterns, As he floats upon a wistful cloud, Those thoughts, becoming scattered, His eyelids, Falling like a shroud. ~ Oh, no! ~ "Did I just smoke too much?", ~ He believed, his limits exceeded, Using this vegetable for a crutch. He has probably 60 minutes, Until he's sober enough to … Continue reading The Haunting’s of Mary-Jane