dawning dreams: a 100-word story

It starts with the usual scene. The hibiscus bush void of bloom, filled with sharp twigs like fangs of the past, looking at him from his bedroom window. The door less-an-inch open like a defeated sigh. The bedsheet crumpled, free of human warmth. The duplicate cold key, slouched. The screech of tires against the gravelContinue reading “dawning dreams: a 100-word story”

The Entertainer Book Tag

(Note: This tag is stolen from my dearie Jade. I am guilty beyond reasonable doubt; I am willing to pay the price of this crime. ^___^ ) It’s a Monday morning and my work email is (surprisingly) quiet and empty. Perhaps like a little street in a province at 12:30 AM. So I decided toContinue reading “The Entertainer Book Tag”

ending agony (WQW)

I’m participating (finally) for the first time to my dearie Jade‘s Writer’s Quote Wednesday (WQW) and my first quote is from the Still I Rise woman, Maya Angelou and her words that have been “the force” that pushed me to write this blog almost three years ago. (Woah! Time flies! :D) In my first post, Agony publishedContinue reading “ending agony (WQW)”

Writing Wells: People Behind My Words

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” ― Louis L’Amour My mind’s once a desert, barren and wordless, until it found its oasis, with these writing wells: — Personal and Lists Posts Maya Angelou Inspiration for: Agony (first post) and Ending Agony. – Mitch Albom InspirationContinue reading “Writing Wells: People Behind My Words”

Admirable Souls

“Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.” ― William Arthur Ward We are all wonderfully made yes, the Bible said. But there are souls we can’t help but admire, ’cause they serve as inspiration to aspire.Continue reading “Admirable Souls”

Agony

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings A look back, to the words that pushed me to start this blog. A back track, to the quote that gave me a brave heart to write. Photo credit: Quote Fancy — After three calls from three lovelyContinue reading “Agony”

Moving Words

“We live and breathe words.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince With a heartfelt thanks to Laduchessederat,  the prompt for The Great Book of Lists for this week is written by yours truly. YES, me! ❤ ❤ ❤ And you know I am a quote junkie so you probably know what will happen next. 😀 “Words, as simple as they may seem, possessContinue reading “Moving Words”