26 despair scars humanities heart lost 26 lives one lone bomb senseless wasted lives broken dreams only sorrow left why war waged I’ll never understand no winners Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Read More →

Today’s daily prompt took me by surprise and a little off guard. Write the blurb for the book jacket of the book you’d write, if only you had the time and inclination. Photographers, artists, poets: show us BOOKS. Having been focused so much on getting at least 75000 words onRead More →

Healing – A Haiku sweet act of kindnessbroken spirit healed with lovetender connection Copyright Claudia H. Blanton This was written for today’s daily prompt “Kindness”, which you can find here: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/daily-prompt-kindness-2/  Read More →

  There had been rumors about this, the man of the woods. The one who would kidnap people just to see them struggle in their desperation, struggle to get free, and find their way home. He was not into some sick kind of torture, no, the terrifying desperation of hisRead More →

Everybody dreaded getting the newspaper. But like a good little herd of sheep, every morning, everyone who was old enough to read, stood in line in the three places the paper was given out – the central grocery store, the post office on the other side of town, and theRead More →