What do I mean “Burned Truck Edition”? Well, my husband was transporting a load of hay this week, and it caught the truck on fire – the entire truck – and I am not talking about a pickup truck, but a Semi. There is nothing left of that darn thing, the entire cab of the …Continue reading "Weekly Gratitude Post – Burned Truck Edition"
“Soon”, she said to the impatient child, stirring the tea, the clouds of steam rising above the slightly cracked cup, slowly allowing the brew of roots to cool to a consumable temperature. She tried not to frown, her eyes filled with a sorrowful smile as she nodded reassuringly at the little one. This …Continue reading "The Tea – A Flash Fiction"
I knew it was you, who had been here, marking the words in those many books, a clever way of showing me you were okay, but not clever enough. The same markings that let me here, let him to you, always a step ahead of me, as I stumbled blindly with no resources to find …Continue reading "Hidden Words – A Flash Fiction"
the warmth of beach sand all that I have left of you salty ocean tears Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 This post was inspired by today’s daily prompt: “Places”Continue reading "Alone – A Haiku"
Nagging at my soul, deep restless guilty feelings, grab hold every waking thought Copyright Claudia H. Blanton This post was inspired by today’s Daily Prompt: “Set It To Rights“Continue reading "Unresolved – A Haiku"
I always wondered how someone could say that they feel alone, in the middle of this wide open space. Not a day went by when this part of the park did not have visitors, even when the wind blew harder than usual, or the smoke of a nearby fire made it difficult to breath. Nothing …Continue reading "The Park – A Friday Flash Fiction"
Tribute To A Legend – A Haiku inspired by your way my heart aches now that you’re gone live long and prosper ——- This is how I choose to remember the great Leonard Nimoy In his own words: Because Because I have known despair I value hope Because I have tasted frustration I value fulfillment …Continue reading "Tribute To A Legend – Leonard Nimoy"
One day, not long from now, when we all have done the deeds that brought us to this point and time, we will be the forgotten ones. When a war, we could have stopped, swallowed us whole, and the creation of more and more wasteful things, has taken over – the machine rising above men. …Continue reading "The Future – A Flash Fiction"
cut off from my life passion never to unfold frozen and alone Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 This post was inspired by today’s daily prompt: Cut Off Here is what other bloggers wrote as a responds to this prompt: Cut Off – A Flash Fiction The Goldilocks Zone of Kindness Two For The Price Of …Continue reading "Loss – A Haiku"
the sound of a fight echoes through the dreary house no longer refuge from where can I steal a little sense of peace, lost somewhere in the dark Copyright Claudia Blanton 2015Continue reading "Holding Onto Hope – A Poem"