Out On A Ledge

(Based on the Writer’s Digest Creative Writing prompt Aunt Edna’s Money) A frigid edge laces the autumn wind, whipping my hair in my face and chilling the tears on my cheeks. The promise of impending winter fits this wretched week with a poetic morbidity fit for a bad country song. Six days ago I got … More Out On A Ledge

How the River Flows

(From the Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompt 362, to capture a scene from a movie or book.) As Simon falls the River turns pushed to the breaking point. She faces the anger— the rage-filled beings that no longer reason. Blast door close, sealing her fate in the eyes of those she was with. Her movements … More How the River Flows

Possibilities Rise

(So I’ve really been slacking recently, so I’m going to get back into the weekly prompts. This poem comes from the Writer’s Digest poetry prompt 361 to write an uplifting poem. I hope my rusty attempt isn’t too painful!) An empty page A blank canvas Stares back, full of potential. Bit by bit Stained by … More Possibilities Rise

Judgment Day

So Judgment Day came and went two days ago, and no, I’m not talking about the “Rapture.” Those of you who joined me Tuesday, I’m sure, already know I’m talking about the Shippensburg Community Fair judging of the home goods exhibits. I’m not even sure where to start. Entries….here goes. I entered purple jalapenos, yellow … More Judgment Day

Having a Fair Time

I can’t believe that it’s already that time again. The last week in July, which means the Shippensburg Community Fair. As with last year, I entered a few things from the garden, a couple photos, and a pair of earrings. However, I didn’t stop there. I also entered my African Violet that is somehow still … More Having a Fair Time