When I felt the softness of your lips
for the first time and every single time
I felt the surge of blood inside my heart
as if it wanted to cry
like eyes do… unintentionally…
when tears overflow them.
And when you stepped back
without saying anything
seeing my face turning red with emotions
I always blamed myself for I thought
maybe I made a mistake again.
And when I collected myself in a lonely corner to
let loose all the tears.
They were all “motionless emotions”
making their way to the gutter.
After few repetitions of such incidents
I realized that they were the emotions
those used to push you to push me away from you
‘cause all you wanted were the -
Welcome to the Saturday Mix, 19 January 2019! This year, it’s time for some new challenges, and I have some exciting new prompts to throw into the “mix”. Our 2019 Saturday Mix rotation will be: WEEK 1 – Mad About Metaphor WEEK 2 – Unique Personality WEEK 3 – Sound Bite WEEK 4 – Lucky […]
It is First Line Friday! Welcome and let’s get writing. Below, I give you the first line, and you all get to write the rest. This prompt alternates with Amanda’s Music Prompts, so make sure to check back next Friday for some musical inspiration. I’ll provide the first line, you get to write whatever comes afterward. […]
This week consider the concept of control. What does it mean to you? Is it something positive or negative in your life? Compose a tale in whatever form you wish to address your thoughts on this notion. Please limit your responses to 500 – 600 words and link your response using the linking tool below.
Dear friends of MLMM, Last week I did choose a “new” way for Heeding Haiku With … I will give you only the theme and nothing more. This week the theme is “First Day Of Spring” and the challenge for you is to create haiku or haibun (max. 250 words incl. poetry) about this theme. […]
Use above image as inspiration for a poem or short story. Alternatively, If you are an artist or photographer, use this as an opportunity to showcase your own work. You have 1 week to complete this challenge. Please credit the artist! When you’re done, TAG the post Photo Challenge and MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie, and add your link to the Link Button. Also […]
Parting Dislodge Volute- a spiral or twisted formation or object. Swap Doomsday Hypocrite Quiet Engine Miss Platform Schrödingers Cat Framework Use at least 10 of the words to create a story or poem. The words can appear in an alternate form. Use the words in any order that you like. Tag: Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie and Wordle. Ping or leave your link in […]
Choose one from each list and compose a poem or story featuring your selections A Special Occasion Moving Anniversary Engagement Graduation Just Because – A Texture Malleable Embossed Knitted Blistered Jagged – A Feeling Word Despair Rapture Expectancy Resignation Mortification – A Sound Cracking Tinkling Sobbing Grinding Rustling – Something Seen in the Periphery A […]