Archive for June, 2012

Grandma’s Button Box

A fellow poet and blogger posted a poem the other day that mentioned a shiny new button, and while commenting on it, I thought about my grandma’s jar of buttons. Sherry still has her grandmother’s beautiful button box, so I included a picture that shows it, as well as Sherry’s button jar. Anyway, the memory inspired the following poem. Enjoy! Reposting this one for dVerse Poets Pub’s “Poetics – Button, Button”. Read the rest of this entry »

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I’m John

Kelly Elmore gave us an interesting prompt for her Free Write Friday feature this week. It was simply a word; Empathy. As sometimes happens, I struggled with what I could write, and had just about given up, but then… well… I had an opportunity to empathize. I found out that sometimes we can empathize with someone simply by letting them be a part of our life; even if for just a little while. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shake It Off! ~ June 30

Shake It Off!

Dust yourself off and get back in there! Read the rest of this entry »

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I’m Just An Ordinary Guy ~ June 29

I’m Just An Ordinary Guy

Hey! Everything’s relative! Read the rest of this entry »

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There’s a Bear in the Tent? (added Picture!)

Kellie Elmore does a Free Write Friday feature, where she provides a prompt and asks us to write a story or poem about it. The one this week is just to doggone easy, lending itself to an almost automatic Alice in Wonderland theme. The key word in that last sentence: almost. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

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I’m Gonna Be on the Ten O’clock News! ~ June 28

I’m Gonna Be on the Ten O’clock News!

Uh-oh. Read the rest of this entry »

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I Never Went to War ~ June 27

I Never Went to War.

I can’t even imagine how it must feel. Read the rest of this entry »

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