A Prayer for those who are not yet homeless

  The Word Press Daily Prompt word of the day—MEAGER Lord, It’s been a long year, and things haven’t been easy. I won’t tell you about everything and everybody, I’ll just settle on those who have been blindsided. They’ve found themselves forced out of jobs due to downsizing, automation, and elimination. Some have seen their […]

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The Old Neighborhood

  The WP Daily Post prompt—NEIGHBORS Something tragic happened in the old neighborhoods where I grew up back in the day. Back then, most of the businesses up and down 31st Street—from South Park to Michigan Avenue—were owned by our neighbors. There was a dry cleaner and a hardware store, both owned by the parents […]

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Fluff Ain’t Good Enough

Today I’m doing a “quick-and-dirty” version of The Daily Post prompt—FLUFF. I’m using kinda/sorta dialect, so don’t call the grammar police! I’m gonna tell you some stuff that ain’t no fluff. To make it in this world, you’ve gotta be tough. When life throws you hard balls that cause you to stall, its your choice […]

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Surreal

It is the night and noises are nearer Accustomed streets are rearranged. A familiar wolf dog eyes me queerly Its erratic head movements appear strange.   I pause to listen for what it hears And a tuff of night wind scoops me into the sky. I am pursued by carnivorous dogs How can they climb […]

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Loyalty is Family

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/loyal/ WP The Daily Post Prompt—Loyal I have the most loyal family in the world. When I give a party or cook a big dinner, I never have to worry. If not even one of my invited guests shows up, I can always count on my family to be there. This loyalty didn’t just happen […]

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