He heard a sound so familiar: a haiku story

  he heard his name called from a distance but not far warm and tender thought ~~~~~~~~~~Naturally her. Gentle. Firm. Hope overflowing from every pore if sound has pores. He heard a sound so familiar that for a moment he thought he was at home seeping hot coffee reading new poems at his favorite armchair … Continue reading He heard a sound so familiar: a haiku story

Memory can make a thing seem: a haiku

(traveler's view through a car window) missing a rabbit he saw this one following she said it's a pig ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “There is so little to remember of anyone - an anecdote, a conversation at a table. But every memory is turned over and over again, every word, however chance, written in the heart in the … Continue reading Memory can make a thing seem: a haiku

random words, definitions, quotes: LIBERAL

Today we look at the definition of a popular English word that came from France. LIBERTY/LIBERAL/FREE. French libre ‎(“free, having liberty, at liberty”) Origin of LIBERAL comes from:Middle English: via Old French from Latin liberalis, from liber 'free (man)'. The original sense was 'suitable for a free man', hence 'suitable for a gentleman' (one not … Continue reading random words, definitions, quotes: LIBERAL

SHORT STORY (quotes)

The first sentence(s) and the last sentence(s): 7 SHORT STORIES ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A STORY: A man, once a wealthy banker but now anonymous in rags, retired, richer than ever, wandered the streets of our city. And looks at you, as if for the first time. THEY LET ME tend to my husband’s burial and settle his … Continue reading SHORT STORY (quotes)


Sometimes we take the sky for granted. We do not look up unless it looks like it’s going to rain. When it rains we pay more attention to the wetness of the water-soaked ground or the forgotten laundry in the backyard. We do not look at the sky or the rain. We look at things … Continue reading WHEN THE SKY WEEPS

paint’s poetic language: closeness

dimension presides zones realms spaces seem subside closeness overrides ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Job 10:10-12 New Living Translation (NLT) 10 You guided my conception     and formed me in the womb.[a] 11 You clothed me with skin and flesh,     and you knit my bones and sinews together. 12 You gave me life and showed me your unfailing love.     My life was preserved by … Continue reading paint’s poetic language: closeness