Poetry

100 Word Challenge: Listen

Here is tonight's offering for the 100 Challenge Tara Roberts puts on over at Thin Spiral Notebook. She gave us the word listen and exactly 100 words for our response, no more and no less. This prompt was a particularly powerful one for me as a counselor because so much of what I do is… Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Listen

Poetry

Gecko, Gecko

I loved the prompt from Tara over at Thin Spiral Notebook this week. The word lizard instantly brought to mind the ongoing chases and struggles my sister had with the geckos invading her apartment when she lived in Hawaii for a few years. She wasn't very fond of the geckos even though I thought they… Continue reading Gecko, Gecko

Poetry

One Left Behind

It's an irony that I want to celebrate right now. This poem is one of the five I needed to draft today to make NaPoWriMo's goal of 30 poems in 30 days. That this poem is dark and sad adds a rather sadistic twist to my celebration for making my goal. But, when Tara's 100-Word… Continue reading One Left Behind