Meet Me at the Square

Photo by Dmitry Spravko (kaprion)Photo provided by Unsplash She stood outside the palace awaiting his arrival. She would wait for him forever if she had to. Her love was on reserve for him, only him. She had started to worry about his lateness. A bell in the distance began to jingle. A loudspeaker beckoned a stranger from …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 6

Back in Arkansas, Fiona had worked meticulously to become a nurse, and she had paid her way all by herself.  Her husband left her and Davina when Davina was Sebastian’s age, and she had not seen or heard from him since.  The city they lived in was small and gossip-ridden.  You know the ones…everyone knew …

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E.M. Sees Tranquility – #WDYS Prompt

Tranquility is something that I try to find but have a hard time fighting through my demons to find it. This prompt from Sadje for What Do You See? has brought me a bit of it. Below the picture is my viewpoint of this beautiful picture. Image credit; Sean Robertson @ Unsplash The rocks are …

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My Stream of Consciousness – 10/16/2021 – A lot of “Ifs”

If only I had been stronger to fight the demons, my life would be different. However, she tells me that I am very strong to have been through so much and continue to stand strong and achieve my goals. If I would have listened to my inner self, I could have saved my family many …

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Anxious Heartbreak

Her upper lip quivered as she felt her heart being ripped from her chest. The world she had created was being swallowed up by the fissure of mistakes of her past. One conversation would change life back to a time when she was unstable and broken. Her heartbreak was matching the anxiousness she was feeling …

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E.M.’s Photo Challenge #386

This is the first time using this Photo Challenge prompt from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie, and I am really excited to try it. I am going to mix the word challenges in this creation, and I hope you all enjoy it. Photo Credit: Caters He looks down at the dirty streets filled with cars and people, and …

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Me vs Me

Heavy breath from my lipsUsed to be light and fluffyMy thoughts now so radioactive Toxic to my well-beingA tide of events breaks my heartInto pieces of what used to be meMy anxiety is a man-eater, except I'm femaleRaging with it's own hormones and darknessIt's ludicrious how much I live there Inside of myself, hating this …

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Voices: E.M.’s First Sestina

I got a little preoccupied trying a new style of poetry, so I have not posted since Friday. One of my fellow writers, revivedwriter, did a Sestina, and it was so cool that I wanted to try it myself. It's a very difficult poetry style, and it really challenged me. With that said, I am …

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Long story, short…

I've been packing today and trying to find everything I need, including every document to start a new life yet again. My hand has been upon my forehead in distress several times today, but we got a vast amount of work completed for the move, my daughter and I. We are very much alike and …

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Early Years of E.M.

I am back with the word challenges today from my favorite daily prompts, and I figured I would take it back to a time when life was easy, which was just being a kid who learned to write poems and found her creativity. I hope you all will enjoy! The word challenges today are teacher …

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