Daily Prompt: Scent

S omething stinks, and the decay

C omes creeping, creeping, over Facebook and

E mail and Twitter—whatever. And I would have

N ever thought the divide so wide, the pit so deep, and

T he resolution and mending so impossiblly far off.

Daily Prompt: Devastation


D oom and gloom, sometimes of our own doing;

E ven if not, we can choose how

V aliantly or cowardly we respond.

A cceptance does not mean

S urrender.

T olerance does not mean

A ll points of view are true. But

T o live, thrive, and love

I n this crazy, reeling world is to

O nly and in all things hope,

N ot giving destruction and despair a soul-hold.