Flowers in the Rain

Hibiscus in the rain

For Amanda’s Friendly Friday Photo challenge – raindrops

and Also VJ’s weekly challenge # 43 – Rain

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP


The Forest Path

CCC 4.11.19

The Forest Path

Lillith pushed her little cart down the stone path. It could hardly even be called that now, the old stones were broken and cumbled, it was little more than a water run off through the darkest part of the forest. Nobody used it these days. Nobody but Lillith. She reached down to touch the boy’s forehead, still hot. He had been asleep far too long now. The fever had come on so quickly that it frightened her. Continue reading “The Forest Path”

One Liner Wednesday – I Want to Be Magic

4.10.19 Magic

I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don’t want to pretend at magic anymore. I want to be magic.”
Charles de Lint

For One Liner Wednesday – OK, I know it’s more than one line, but it’s such a cool quote!

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP


Why are you smiling?

50 word thrs 4.8.19

Why are you smiling?
on a dark cloudy day
when the sun is not shining
and there’s nowhere to play

Why are you smiling
a joke I couldn’t hear
or is it because you
know how I care

When I smile back
I see the whole world
in your eyes

word count 50

For 50 word Thursday brought to us this week by Teresa at thehauntedwordsmith

The inspirational words:  “Why are you smiling?” River Dixon, Beyond the Field

Til next time ~Keep Smiling ~JPP

A Fabrication – a stream of consciousness exercise

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fab.” Use it as a word or find a word beginning with “fab.” As always, use any way you’d like. Have fun!

A Fabrication

The girl is a witch! She must be purified by fire,” the old magistrate’s voice rang throughout the square.

What are the charges?” The counselor asked her question defiantly.
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