Bitter….

via Daily Prompt: Bitter Bitter makes me think of unsweet, unripened fruit, maybe lemons or limes, certain  roasts of coffee, and people full of regret and resentment. I can sweeten the fruit and the coffee, but a bitter person is a whole other thing.  I think of my parents, especially my father. He has been a reliable father, … Continue reading Bitter….

Reminiscing… and feeling a bit abandoned (revised)

In response to the Daily Prompt, "Abandoned": One year ago, Boyfriend and I were hanging out with my mother and my aunt. They came to visit us in Central Texas over a four-day weekend. There were a few interesting moments, but there were also great opportunities to talk with them and to share our corner of the world with them. … Continue reading Reminiscing… and feeling a bit abandoned (revised)

Divide…

In response to the Daily Prompt, "Divide": There are divides everywhere, from the boundaries of your home or apartment, to the lines dividing the roads, the oceans, rivers, and streams that divide land and continents, to the languages, cultures, religions, and other ideaologies that divide people in their minds and hearts. In the U.S., many … Continue reading Divide…