Losing yourself in a book

“There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.” ― Christopher Morley, Pipefuls A way to get infinite pleasure Is reading a good book at your leisure Soaking in every printed word Transported to another world.. Letting the characters grow on you Living their life vicariously, too. In syncContinue reading “Losing yourself in a book”

Fly high, above mediocrity

Square pegs in round holes Trying to fit in preformed molds Bowing to all societal pressures Forgetting all individual measures.. Slaughtering all creative drive Conforming to every rule, they strive Internalizing all frustration Simmering inside like ammunition Living a life of discontentment Harboring subtle resentment Through their lives they trudge Eventually unable to budge From the moldContinue reading “Fly high, above mediocrity”

Break-up and make-up

Unmet desire Broken expectations Burning like a fire Raging sensations Promises, scattered Vows all lost Animosity unfettered. Silence, like frost Hanging in the air Threatening to explode And lay bruised hearts bare On a lonely road. The road that they had Once traveled together The passion that they had Once shared with each other NowContinue reading “Break-up and make-up”

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Serenity.” “Dip your serenity in serendipity and let the surprise be your prize”. – AlaGraPHY Serenity to me conjures up images of candles, peaceful birds and animals, and tranquil waters. Candle Arrangement at Philadelphia Flower ShowTranquil sea at Vieques, Puerto RicoCrane in deep thoughtRock formation inContinue reading “WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity”

Exciting moments in daily life…

1. The plane taking off No matter how much or how frequently I travel, the moment when a plane first becomes airborne is still as exciting as it was on the first flight that I can remember. It makes up for flight delays, rude stewards/ stewardesses and unappetizing flight food. 2. Checking out new booksContinue reading “Exciting moments in daily life…”

Share Your World – 2015 Week #2

Are you a hugger or a non-hugger? Was not one, but my son made me one. Hugging works a powerful antidepressant (as long as there is no body odor in the picture)! What’s your favorite ice-cream flavor? Mint chocolate-chip Do you prefer exercising your mind or your body? How frequently do you do either? Definitely,Continue reading “Share Your World – 2015 Week #2”

Passage of time

Hair peppered with silver strands Fine wrinkles lining her face Reminders of the shifting sands Of time, the years lost in a haze Of building a home, earning a living Nurturing with tender love and caring Holidays, dinners, gifting and giving, Days bathed in sunshine of loving and sharing… Never a moment of dullness, orContinue reading “Passage of time”

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: 2015 Week #2

Here are my entries for my favorite challenge!                    Canals of Venice                    Path lit by holiday lights                  Benjamin Franklin Pathway, Philadelphia, on a rainy day           Continue reading “Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: 2015 Week #2”