Tag Archives: determination

Blend In ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They walked toward the light. The brambles, the thistles, the burrs, the thorns — all attempted to snag and ensnare and scratch and mark them for what would be held as treachery. Still, they walked. Some of them bare-legged and … Continue reading

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Summit ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Fear watched in awe Mist of doubt dissipated As he climbed up dauntless Talking only to his mettle Friendly talk fell apart At the speed he sustained Daggers drawn at everyone Knocking rivals down Climbing upon carcasses Swinging on subterfuge … Continue reading

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No turning back ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Reblogged from Emotional Shadows: Desolate path Unknown crossing Yet she moved alone Abandoning All that was hers Long wishful way Full of flowers The only motivation. Continue reading at Emotional Shadows

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Snow Within Us? – Balroop Singh #writephoto

It may have snowed last night But I would walk out to meet you The pebbly path may be slippery But I can find the footholds to reach you My snow boots may be old But they would carry me … Continue reading

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#Writephoto – Sight – Robbie Cheadle

Sue Vincent has come up with this incredible photograph to inspire us this week. You can participate by following this link: https://scvincent.com/2017/08/31/thursday-photo-prompt-sight-writephoto/ This is my poetic contribution: Tunnel vision To achieve and reach the top, Gain forward momentum no-one can … Continue reading

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I am the tree… by Colleen Brown

Reblogged from Colleen at The Chatter Blog: I was the seed.  Planted by purpose or design or reason. Once planted it took some time to burst out of the shell. I was the determination to exist. Once out of the … Continue reading

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Guest author: Marcia Meara – Attitude really IS everything!

No! Yes. You can’t! I can. Why? Why not? It’s all wrong! It’s all right. You shouldn’t! I should. You won’t! I will. It could be bad! It could be good. It’s too late! There’s time. You’re too old! I’m … Continue reading

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How to make a living as a writer #amwriting

I was speaking to a friend this morning, a woman whose writing often glows with lyric beauty, yet who has stopped writing because she could not sell her manuscript and will not self-publish. As a writer, and much as I … Continue reading

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Independence Day… and what it means to me

Today is my son’s sixth birthday… he is thirty one years old. I ought, perhaps, to clarify. It is the 4th July. What, to the US, is Independence Day, was long ago renamed in our household as Nick’s re-birthday. And … Continue reading

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