This verse was inspired by the Daily Prompt: Express On the express Rushing to the next stop On the express No time to talk On the express Face dipped to a phone On the express Ears plugged with a song On the express Awkward and silent On the express Day in and day out On…

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“Over The Ocean”

Feathered In ocean mist Her steps progress Ocean kissed, Steps That sketch A lonely line upon The shore, In her Chest a vacant gap Where her heart Once beat, Taken to An arena of blood And bullets, the Filthy theatre Of war, The Ocean's waves In all their groaning Are muted by the Chattering Gunfire…

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. - Willie Nelson A healthy thought life is imperative to a healthy external life. It is vital to always strive to populate your mind with positive thinking, because your thoughts are like a road you create in your mind. If your road…

“Blood Diamond”

William pointed down at the glass counter; "How big is that one?" "This is a 1.5 carat diamond on a white gold band. Would you like to see it?" asked the Jeweller intently. All the while doubting the intentions of the shaky young man in front of her. "Yes I would, thanks." Mrs Jenkins carefully…

Life continues, Smiles to the outside, Masks and facades Conceal the hurt, Emptiness swirls as a cold wind howling strong in the soul, Another dark stormy day, Loneliness bubbles ebbs and flows, white water churning Low down in a walled canyon stirred like a caldron of broken dreams, Inner Strength, faith - perseverance the welcoming…

“Hero”

A warrior with a big heart But he possesses a small stature Eager and happy, excited But he's a bird ready for capture In the busy hallways Excitement turns to misery His pure heart punctured By your choice of revelry The hours turn to days Days turn to weeks You are totally relentless In the…

Photo Friday #10

Today's shot was taken at a funfair in Johannesburg. Poised for photographing a lights display, I had my tripod at hand to create a long exposure. I wasn't sure what it would look like, but I think it turned out quite well. Exposure time was 2 seconds, using an aperture of f4.5 at ISO100, and…

“Snow in July”

'You find this funny, Patricia? I don't think this is anything to laugh at!' Mr. Evans pointed towards the factory floor covered in poly fluff. 'We've ground to a halt out there!' In 12 years of producing the finest products, his factory had never stopped production from more than 24 hours, even during the festive season.…