Daily Card Pull – The Wheel, reversed – ‘Bitter Bones’

So this was yesterdays card - I wrote it between jobs but didn't post it because by the time I finished my final day at the night job I was feeling a little dead. The card I pulled was The Wheel of Fortune in reverse which is a card signifying bad luck and misfortune. Sure… Continue reading Daily Card Pull – The Wheel, reversed – ‘Bitter Bones’

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Daily Card Pull – 4 of Cups – ‘Tea Apathy’

It's been a day. A very, very chaotic day - neither good nor bad, just.. busy. Today's card of the day was the 4 of Cups, a card warning against apathy, disconnectedness, and contemplating too much on things - an accurate warning for me today.   'Tea Apathy' Busted knuckles match the pink and red… Continue reading Daily Card Pull – 4 of Cups – ‘Tea Apathy’

Word of the Day – Depredate – ‘Noon Time Sun’

Today's word of the day is depredate, a verb signifying to lay waste, plunder, or ravage. It's been a very interesting and trying summer. I hope everyone else's was much calmer and relaxing. 'Noon Time Sun' I know a woman who loves with spite- Immoral all the decisions she does not make, Hateful all the… Continue reading Word of the Day – Depredate – ‘Noon Time Sun’

Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Classes have started back up so work is a little crazy. We got an unexpected 1,300 students for dinner alone these last three days and lets just say the cafeteria's stock of food is running a bit low. Today's Word of the Day is Splenetic, as in something marked by a bad temper, malevolence, or… Continue reading Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Unprompted – ‘I Had Forgotten’

Not a word of the day poem! Decided to post something unprompted for once. 'I Had Forgotten' I had forgotten myself Many times in my short life. I had forgotten how to write, How to draw, how to live Unafraid and unannoyed by Every little obstacle that falls Before me unannounced. I had forgotten I… Continue reading Unprompted – ‘I Had Forgotten’

Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Today's word of the day is schadenfreude, a German word that's slowly being adopted into English. A schadenfreude is a person who enjoys the troubles others face. It's like malicious joy. Schaden is the German word for harm or damage, and freude the word for pleasure.   'Bad House-Mate' It wasn't that you refused to… Continue reading Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Today's word of the day is crucible, or a sever test. I had a little trouble naming this one, I considered naming it 'Test of Time and Love' but it didn't feel quite right... I might write a poem with that title, but I feel like it would be a little lighter or maybe upbeat.… Continue reading Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Word of the Day – Parataxis – ‘Going Home’

To be honest, I didn't know there was a word for this, and yet it's one of my favorite things to do. Today's word of the day is Parataxis, which is the placing of clauses or phrases one after another, without words to indicate coordination or subordination, as in "Tell me, how are you?" 'Going… Continue reading Word of the Day – Parataxis – ‘Going Home’

Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Seven – ‘Bad Luck’

Late, but not by much! I'm feeling slightly more alive than yesterday and so I'm taking this chance to catch up on the Shadow of May challenge. Yesterday, day twenty-seven, prompted: How do I feel about my accomplishments? 'Bad Luck' I don't mean to brag, but I’ve got hands on experience With bad luck. I… Continue reading Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Seven – ‘Bad Luck’

Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Five – ‘A Light Haunting’

Many apologies - I have been ill the past few days. Still going too, but at least I'm a little livelier than before. There's probably going to be a number of mistakes and typos, but I can check those out later. The twenty-fifth Shadow of May question was: What three things do I most value? 'A… Continue reading Shadow of May – Day Twenty-Five – ‘A Light Haunting’