For me, nothing is as satisfying as that first cup of coffee in the morning. Every single sip is creamy, smooth, and my cup empties fast. But if I decide to have a second cup of coffee a couple hours later, I do it entirely for social reasons or for sheer boredom. Even with theContinue reading “Thoughts on coffee”
The world is full of color,which perhaps affect emotions,that drive personalities on a given day,making or breaking us. Our world is a colorful place,night with her magic,and day with her wonders,molding and renewing us. Msdedeng This is a challenge by @calmkate https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/96548416/posts/12088
Destiny! the gods proclaim! Consequence, I argue.Paris’ lust, Agamemnon’s greed, Achilles’ rage!Woman! you say. Oh, I will listen.Hellen, Briseis, Chryseis, –Doom! And now many lay waste to war,but you gentle-friend, Patroclus son of Menoetius,you, I mourn for.Aching for your Argive friends pinned by the beaked ships,for them you gave your life. Shame on you Agamemnon!Continue reading “1,196 …”
It all began with The Song of Achilles, recommended by a blogger on this very platform. Then it was Circe, by the same author, Madeline Miller. Before long, I went on to read The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson, which Madeline Miller recommended on one of her many interviews I watched on YouTube. After theContinue reading “1,196”
In response to d’Verse’s prompt for Haibun Monday: ‘Eagle’ With one glance up above,the hen scatters away in a frenzy.Naturally, her chicks follow in confusion,aware of the mighty one. With one shadowy movement above,the Towhee scurries away in fear.So, does the hare and ground squirrel,in awe of the one who hovers above.
I get a little frustrated when on a nice, quiet walk, a dog in the neighborhood barks at me. Of course, he or she means to warn the residents that there is either an intruder, a stranger, or a suspicious being in the premises, whose intentions are worth investigating. The thing is, I am noneContinue reading “Dogs, eh?”
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