the Periodic Writer

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



Share Your World – 5/15/2017

How many languages do you speak? Just one, but I speak that one very very much good!! ūüėõ I took Japanese in high school, and really enjoyed practicing written communication through hiragana, katakana, and kanji characters.¬† Now I could basically... Continue Reading →

Depth of Kindness (Haiku)

  Suddenly rain pooled. Raw¬†mud hugged our shoes closer. We walked on, barefoot.   via Daily Prompt: Hospitality  

To Unmarked Memories

I affected, I know; from the ripples receding after it's poured, to smoke twists and turns of candle's embered burn. I affected, I know; from the lay in the covers after a night, to the hushed alarm sound, snoozed just this last time. I... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 5/8/2017

When you‚Äôre alone at home, do you wear shoes, socks, slippers, or go barefoot? I usually don my moccasin slippers if my feet are the least bit cold, but other than that, I prefer au natural! What was your favorite... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 5/1/2017

Would you rather live where it is always hot or always cold? Sunny with a chance of snow.¬† Always cold, please! Do you prefer long hair¬†or short hair for yourself?¬† I am lucky to have relatively straight agreeable hair.¬† It‚Äôs... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Balsam Beguiling

Mist greets my cheeks, spirit full in a¬†body¬†weak. In this moment of rebirth, I sink¬†closer to the earth. Fine cuts nearly forgotten from familiar firs once¬†lost in. But those little daggers damage, leaving scars that never vanish. Sunlight¬†treats¬†every¬†inch the same,... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 4/17/2017

When writing by hand do you prefer to use a pencil or pen? Pen. ¬†I like having a record of what words didn't make my final cut...ALWAYS. Would you rather be an amazing dancer or an amazing singer? Would being... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 4/10/2017

Have you ever participated in a distance walking, swimming, running, or biking event? Tell your story. I've done a number of 5Ks in the past and have my first 10K coming up in about two weeks, but that's the¬†longest trek... Continue Reading →

Reality in Routine, but Pause for Sanity

Rock your favorite chair to the same place it was, while¬†blades¬†rotate in circular rhythm above. Movies¬†in¬†queue repeat¬†lines you¬†recognize, comfort in knowing the end is realized. Same laughs always sound to signal neighbors underground. Quiet hours come¬†after, when sleep for all... Continue Reading →

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