Prison – A Haiku self-imposed is the prison holding me now I long to be free If you or anyone you know is suicidal, please contact your local help centers or call 1-800-273-8255. Please get help. The world is a better place with you in it.

Continue reading "Prison"

If You Were Here With Me In Las Vegas – A Weekend Coffee Share Post

Hey there, glad to have you here again for coffee. Do you like this cup? It is one of my own designs, and yes, you can take it home with you. I hope you do not mind that I will use your visit as an excuse to stop organizing my Zazzle stores for a moment. …

Continue reading "If You Were Here With Me In Las Vegas – A Weekend Coffee Share Post"

"The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction

Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …

Continue reading ""The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction"

The Liar – A Haiku

frustrations arise tangled web of well-placed lies harsh truth uncovered Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 (Disclaimer: The above image “About Birdsong” is by artist Jay Taylor, and is available at RedBubble, of which I am an affiliate, supporting independent artist in reaching a wider audience, thank you)

Continue reading "The Liar – A Haiku"

Hold On

Hold On short, stolen moments last forever in my heart I’m longing for you Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014 This post was inspired by today’s daily prompt, asking us the following: If you could slow down an action that usually zooms by, or speed upĀ an event that normally drags on, which would you choose, and …

Continue reading "Hold On"


Broken The darkest night of his life started at his fridge, one lonely beer waiting for him, one he should never have. In that moment of choice, one last moment of clarity he thought to call his Sponsor, but he had no more words left. Tears, dried up, heart-broken, the loss and despair where too …

Continue reading "Broken"