Since I’m retired, long weekends mean little in one sense, for me at least. Life continues on as usual to a degree and doesn’t change my lifestyle overmuch. The pleasurable part of a long weekend is spending relaxed downtime with family. So to some degree, I am touched by them in that there is a more languid feel about them.
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/07/09/your-daily-word-prompt-dilatory-july-9-2019/ He felt displaced. Unwelcome. Unwanted. Superfluous. Even if it was in his own mind. Thrown into an unknown time stream, he’d landed in an era far more advanced than his own. He tried desperately to fit in to catch up with current times but he was behind the eight ball and he was on […]
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/03/15/your-daily-word-prompt-rumple-march-15-2019/ As he scanned the notebook, June surreptitiously peered across the space dividing them. The rumpled look suited him. Not that Nigel wouldn’t look good no matter what he wore, the rumple simply gave him a younger more approachable look, unlike the stern no nonsense of their first meeting. He looked classy in shiny boots, […]
Though they are honest and pure And have no need to demure In public places like libraries ‘n such Children, our hands often clutch And we masquerade wearing masks While carrying on our daily acts Before those we know not well Our very own protective shell Behind which we quietly dwell Sometime […]
On this rainy day I was relaxed Reading my novel, ’twas the climax The fire was flickering, a soft glow Permeated outside the chateaux A hum of voices quickly approached My friends would surely encroach Glasses and wine in hand, the door opened My solitude was suddenly broken I dropped my […]