The Spirit of Words Affecting a Reader

Years ago, I began the practice of underlining sentences and phrases from books that stuck out; a different description I hadn’t heard before or it aroused some kind of emotion from me. After I underline my favorites, I transfer them to a notebook, indicating author, book, and page number. Today, I’d like to share some [...]

Pause With A Few Poems

Self-Discovery I search the precipice of time An endless drop towards uncertainty Cobwebs adorn those forgotten Cling to fingers while pull from the past Cherokee drum inside my chest Reverberating in my head and ears Consistent with the footsteps in travel Vulnerable towards the elements God’s tempest slows down my ventures Pelted and bruised by [...]

Stories Based on Song Lyrics Writing Prompt- Part 8

Well, this is the last of our stories. I hope you've been enjoying them thus far. Please don't hesitate to share these stories and/or contact the writers. Sing to the Wind… As he stumbled into the poorly-lit tavern, Lucien spared a moment to reflect on just how badly the last few days had treated him. [...]

Stories Based on Song Lyrics Writing Prompt- Part 7

I hope you all have been enjoying these stories. The participation was surprising. Please feel free to share or comment on any of these stories. The Push I had made him cry. Now he was gone. Just the thought makes me shiver, although it must be in the mid-80s. The barista looks at me like [...]

Stories Based on Song Lyrics Writing Prompt- Part 6

This is a continuation with the prompt to write a short story based on lyrics, no longer than 1500 words. If you watch the video, it offers a better understanding of the story. Ace was just a little over two years old when he first heard John Lennon’ song “Imagine.” He was already recognized as [...]