Caper through Doubt

The mind is a strange thing, indeed. Riddled with things you don't need. Self- doubt, anxiety and depression, the come in wave or in quick succession. But what can one do when overtaken by doubt? The best option I've found is to caper about. How does that help problems we don't see? Well it's really …

Multiple Meanings

This is a very basic post today, but I wanted to write haikus, so I'm using all the denotative meanings of today's daily post word. Hope you enjoy! Lost in Thought I pluck at the grass. Small drops of rain hit my head. Maybe I should go. Far from Home Plucked from home, lost, scared. …

A Magnet for Anxiety

Sitting in the room, the silence expanding. I have feeling to move and it demanding; Demanding me to do something, anything maybe everything, and yet I do nothing. My mind is racing yet nothing sticks. Everything feels overwhelming and makes me sick. I'm a magnet for anxiety, everything moves yet is still I want to …

The Smell of Summer

Yesterday, today and tomorrow will all smell new; from the smell of food, to grass in fresh dew. Some days I smell bar- b- que and its plethora of food. It makes me think of family with a "togetherness" mood. Other days, I smell the crisp down pour of summer rain, the water feeding the …

Pick up the Trumpet

She walked past the living room and looked with a frown. The brassy trumpet she bought was laying on the ground. Her son had asked to let him join the middle school's band, yet he sat on the couch; feet kicked up and controller in hand. His hoodie obscured round eyes and kinky hair, she …