We three: three neighborhood friends, three school buddies...through high school, college, marriage and children, through the highs and lows. More friends would join us, but from the beginning, there was always us three. Now, there are two. On this anniversary of your birth, know that I will never forget you...you have been and will always be my friend.
My heart was heavy watching the scene unfold in Paris on Monday 4/15/19. And yet even as she burned, in the streets Ave Maria could be heard as local Parisians lifted their voices. A spark; a glimmer that she will rise again from the ashes. Besides, we all know that you can't keep a good woman down.
Checked out the Day 8 Challenge for NaPoWriMo that suggested using a slang term as metaphor from one of several professions. I chose my “profession” sort of loosely, (medical as I am support staff for skilled nursing) and the slang term “CTD” “circling the drain”, a ‘metaphor’ for actively dying. It works.
One of my tasks at work is to serve coffee to those who ask. We used to have it out for folks to help themselves, but for safety reasons it has to be served now. "Barista" is my new middle name! (Or "Cutie." I'll answer to that too!)
Carefully tiptoeing HIPAA guidelines here: No name, no age, or identifying markers.
Started in 2013, One of two Glosa's using lines from "Hope" by Emily Dickinson. There are several slant rhymes sprinkled throughout this, I think Miss Em would approve! First share here for April NaPoWriMo 2019
April is National Poetry Writing Month or NaPoWriMo for short—30 poems in 30 days. Going to give it my best shot! So here's the first, a small acrostic, should you care to read the letters downwards. Happy April! Happy Writing my friends!