i am still here

i am still here, juggling balls named work, poetry, and life. i am still here, trying hard to tally the shifting of day and nights. i am still here, working ceaselessly to support those who matter. i am still here, resuscitating the heart of a hopeless dreamer. i am still here, lurking in between the blank pages… Continue reading i am still here

Cave Woman

Cave woman. That taunting nickname was born when I was a teenager because of my bar-hate. The tag and my bar inexperience have remained until now that I’m almost at my four-decade mark. I hate the smell of beers and alcohols, most of all, smoke. I can’t stand noise equally. Beyond these, I’ve heard and watched… Continue reading Cave Woman

Drop, Up

Just when I have embraced-- accepted, the inevitable-- painful drop, YOU finally came, and lift me up. --- ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Carmine De Fazio In response to Daily Post: Drop. Inspired by  Vijaya and Mandi. Thank you lovely ladies for the uplifting words. I direly need them today. You are two beautiful souls… Continue reading Drop, Up

Stressed-reading, Stressed-writing

When my mind's worn-out, I breathe in and out, not oxygen, but words. --- ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Quote Fancy Also in response to Jacq’s Thinking Corner. Have a great (though busy) week, everyone! ❤ ~

Tiring fulfillment

I am grateful for my job. My brain would feel different, 'cause it's mostly drained. My eyes would surely be tepid, 'cause they're always tired. But my heart's been happy, the moment I was hired. - Draining? Yes, it surely is. Tiring? Yes, it definitely is. But... satisfying, yes, it is,  fulfilling, I'd say yes. - That… Continue reading Tiring fulfillment

Writing 101: Six-word Rant

When I'm not writing, I'm working. ------ Photo credit: well.blogs.nytimes.com In response to Writing 101: Day 9: Writing and not writing If you’re not a full-time writer, or if your day is so full of other tasks that you have little time to write, consider these alternative questions: if you could step into a machine that gave… Continue reading Writing 101: Six-word Rant

3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge: Work it out!

"Working hard for something we don't care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion." First of all, I would like to thank my dearest blogger friends, Edwina and Jacq for tagging me with this Three Days Three Quotes Challenge. It is a great honor that you still remember me despite my… Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge: Work it out!