Human Conditions — lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Human Conditions What some see as a plank, others see as a sliver. What starts out as a rivulet can swell into a river. But there is a dead center closer to what’s real— a place optimists overlook and pessimists overfeel. Some may have solutions that others find absurd and as a result, simply let […] […]

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Anti-Semitic massacre in Pittsburgh, USA, mourners speak — Dear Kitty. Some blog

From the World Socialist Web Site in the USA: Participants in vigils for Pittsburgh shooting victims speak to the WSWS “I don’t think the Democrats are doing anything to oppose Trump’s message” By our reporters 30 October 2018 In Pittsburgh, a vigil has been ongoing since Sunday outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, where a […] […]

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Ephemeral – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

  She sat staring into the distance Contemplating her existence Life was ephemeral at best On this planet, we’re all guests   Treating each other with respect ‘N  love, filling our lives with light, reject The blackness of hate and corruption That brings copious pain and destruction   Of our very souls if we relent […]

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Cobweb – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

Through the haunted house they scampered While listening to others as they scattered Waiting for the next uncomfortable surprise For they’d waited a year to witness with eyes   Huge round and filled with excitement Loving the thrill and the enticement To creep forward through the halls As eerie screams sounded through walls   Someone […]

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Masquerade – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

The party was in full swing Costumes galore, some with wings Fairies and monsters galore All you could imagine and more   Some were prepared, a masquerade Wearing disguises, many a renegade The embodiment of fun and games None included identity and names   Short and sweet as it’s my youngest granddaughter’s 9th birthday.  Everyone […]

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Enchant – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

An enchanted world of make believe A golden fairy sitting under a leaf An escape, a get-away, such fun Delightful escapades ne’er outdone   Imaginary luminescent magic show Everyone surrounded in a gentle glow As children’s laughter filling the air Entranced enchanted they all stare   Everyone smiled everyone cheered A magic rabbit from the […]

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Disguise – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

The children were so excited Completely beyond delighted Costumes were on, all in place Happily prepared ready to embrace   Halloween ‘n trick or treat Many new friends to meet Laughter and giggles filled the air They were ready for others to scare   At the bottom of the staircase Everyone ready in their place […]

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Cathartic – Sheryl’s Daily Post

Suddenly upon you, a cathartic moment That until recently went by unnoticed   And suddenly as if in a flash of light An aha moment shining so bright   Your encompassed in dawning realization Profound words thoughts deeds a summation   Morph into something suddenly very real Permanent and now no longer surreal   A […]

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