the Periodic Writer

I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.



We’ve all Been There.

The countdown resets after pressing "publish." Lighter being, reviving feeling Can I make this last, I wish At what point will it diminish? This freedom from thinking This freedom from needing A voice, what choice is there? Do you not feel it?  How... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – Wk 48

My mind was getting a bit heavy lately, so I decided to lighten the cerebral load and try a SYW!  I am SUPER late with answering these, but that's because they are so thoughtfully answered.  See, still couldn't take it... Continue Reading →

Bright Lights for the Late Nights.

I hung some Christmas lights in my room today.  My mood seems to brighten upon their illumination.  I let my eyes tire, lose focus, and the colors begin to blur.  The bulbs slowly grow, I now hardly know how much... Continue Reading →

Tankful Thoughts to Tuesday’s Turning

Purple lips and the purposeful refill, while you sip, you scheme, going in for the kill. Is this really the thrill, everyone quite knows the drill. When you wake, just another hard pill To swallow, down with that worldy swill, Down deep you think... Continue Reading →

Daily Prompt: Rearrange

I look up, I do this often - to imagine what the view must be like to those creatures looking down.  Are they happy where they are?  Would they too prefer the scene from afar? Perspective is a powerful tool,... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Looming Musing

Complacent with its rhythm, though not accustomed to the feeling That one could inspire and maintain such a hopeful beating Warned by shadows past, 'tis but a dream that cannot last For while the faces change, those deep wounds naturally remain So hold... Continue Reading →

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