The Pamlico Writers’ Group hosts a monthly, one-thousand word challenge. The month of April, the picture was donated by photographer, Tammy Cooper, a night over the water, drenched in blue. I enjoy attempting to write a story to match the pictures. For me, the challenge offers an opportunity to experiment with my writing. This story is a play on words, using poetry to help me … Continue reading Electric Guitars and The Blues
With Beaufort County Relay for Life coming up on June 16th, I thought I’d add a little flash fiction or prose poetry from the Pamlico Writers’ fifty word challenge. My friend Kay Wilson wrote a piece for the challenge and I wrote a companion piece. This is for all of the survivors of breast cancer. God bless you. She wore not a stitch, The … Continue reading Flash Fiction for Cancer
This was written for my son Jason just after his first deployment. This week is his birthday and I thought I’d post this poem. I love you Jay-bird. Winter, spring, summer and autumn Leafless trees to flowering bud New birth, new growth Fresh flowers. Spring showers Every thing is new Once more Little boys flying kites Sailing boats And swinging high Grow to be young … Continue reading Changes by: Mom
What a difference a minute makes You were here laughing at my jokes Brown eyes flashing with mirth Your smile bright, wit sharp Days pass, years—friendship entwines like kudzu vines Growing up out of the weeds and scattered seeds Clinging to the hallowed halls of haunted ruins Year book memories and elusive dreams. What a difference a day makes You were here new grandma Holding … Continue reading What a Difference by Sherri L. Hollister
Toes sinking in mounds of white Hurry to the glistening green Shouts of laughter upon the waves Colorful jewels bob out of sight Seashells glittered with gauze of sand Nestled amid the furrows and wake Bleached bones a rest at last Upon the border of a distant land Continue reading Promt: Sandy seashells
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