Stella’s Visitor – Act 2
Stella sat enthralled. The flickers from the random ball of fire she found sitting on her dining room floor had finally died out. She thought it might be a good idea to call the fire department or NASA. Yet, Stella simply couldn’t bring herself to move. She sat for hours listening to the sounds emanating…
Ignoring his gaze Flicking back and forth She frets her space ____________________________ I doodled this image using ArtRage, then wrote this poem recalling my cat Venus. This is my post for Day 15 of #NaBloPoMo.
My head aches from my clenched jaw. My soul heavy from my deeply settled ire. My legs blue from my missed steps. ________ Feeling a bit out of sorts today. I overslept, then I failed to take my daily walk. Oh well. This is my post for the Day 13 of #NaBloPoMo.
The Mermaid’s Deluge
Each election season, the sirens call for followers. Singing melodies to pluck the voters’ heartstrings and strum out anger over the other candidate’s positions. Often out of tune, the dissonance increases. Yet promoters continue to send wave after wave of distortion, saturating the airwaves until election day. Leaving mermaids to drown in the deluge. ____…
Campaign Contrived, Segment of Voters See Red
A segment of voters are seeing red after realizing a contrived campaign may have been made by a major political candidate. The alleged controversy seems to involve the natural effects of a solar eclipse. The eclipse has passed, yet the candidate continues to distract voters. See below for a summary of the exchange between the…
One day in November, she picked up where she left off. Offline for too long, she steps on board for #NaBloPoMo again. A gain for the month of November, she plans to share short stories. Stories of love, life, and liberty. ________ Tuesday, November 1, 2016. I wrote my first lines for the first day…
For Peaceful Mindsets
Tensions release to Day’s bright for hope not bloodshed For peaceful mindsets ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Monday, September 21, 2015 (International Day of Peace). Let us find common ground to build a place for peace. I created the image (using ArtRage 4) and wrote this haiku while daydreaming of a place for…
Seasons tempered tough Labored visions spent relaxed Seasons wiled away ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Monday, September 7, 2015 (Labor Day). My days are spent working. My dreams are spent by the water. I created this image and haiku this morning while day dreaming. I created the image using ArtRage 4.
Desert Winter Range
Diluted sunset Washed upturned schist glows Hues dance formation ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Saturday, December 13, 2014. Today, I created the image and wrote the haiku after the recent Pacific storm passed through the Mojave Desert. I am not a trained artist, so it’s a bit rough. Normally I stick to…
Duck Heart Day
Offers of love, most Fowl stilled from claws meow Pond made quackless ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Friday, November 21, 2014. Inspired by a prompt from Writing.com, “A gift is left on the back porch,” The haiku and the image commemorate the day when our cat presented us with a morsel from his prey.…
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