Farewell

Farewell

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on the horizon I see the sunset
a classic golden flame along the shore
where harmony and tranquillity rest
blinded by the beauty of the landscape
walking along with my bare feet
consoling myself for letting you go
the tumult of your name and memories
exhausting me in my mind and sleep
tired with the steady beating of my heart
what was done was done and so we accept
echoes of the past and half of my life
of broken trust and misunderstanding
of betrayal and inconsideration
with a heavy heart, farewell and goodbye
that’s all we could say

(c) ladyleemanila 2017

For: March 30: Flash Fiction Challenge

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In 99 words (no more, no less) write a hello or a goodbye. You can pick any greeting that grabs you from howdy to fare thee well. It will be interesting to see how the collection intertwines the opposite greetings. Go where the prompt leads you.

Thursday photo prompt – Gold #writephoto

Thursday photo prompt – Gold #writephoto

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THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from “Sea Grapes” by Derek Walcott: shore, classics, blind, outcry, surf, console, boulder, flame, sandals, beating, name, exhausted

a classic golden flame along the shore

blinded by the beauty of the landscape

walking along with my sandals in peace

consoling myself for letting you go

the outcry of your name and memories

exhausting me in my mind and sleep

tired with the steady beating of my heart

what was done was done and so we accept

of broken trust and misunderstanding

with deep heart, farewell, that’s all we could say

(c) ladyleemanila 2017

For: Thursday photo prompt – Gold #writephoto, Whirligig 104 by Magical Mystical Teacher. Also for: Day One of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo

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Amadeus Live, Yellow Flowers and Leche Flan

Amadeus Live, Yellow Flowers and Leche Flan

Hello everyone! such a bright and sunny day here in Bavaria. I’ve just been out cycling. Last Sunday, we went to see “Amadeus Live” at the Munich Philharmony. There was a big screen and “Amadeus” was shown, while the Munich Orchestra played the music live. Such a wonderful experience!

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Welcome to our house! Wecome spring! Lovely yellow flowers by our gate.

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I met two Filipino friends yesterday and we ate fried fish, ginisang mongo and I made leche flan. We had a great time!

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Have a lovely week everyone!

For: Weekly Smile 65 #weeklysmile, City Bits in Monochrome – Echoes of My Neighbourhood, Three Things Thursday: Knitting Bliss, Gorgeous Yarn, & Sweeney Todd Swag

100 Word Wednesday: Week 12 – What price freedom?

100 Word Wednesday: Week 12 – What price freedom?

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Woe is us for working too hard

Wandering like hapless harlots

Let’s cry away from the barnyard

People hear our grief as we strut

Curse our weakness for blood and tears

The chimney was thrown by the blast

We’re working like slaves all these years

We deserve freedom at long last

The sky is blue, such a great day

Wind blows from the East as we run

And in unison we all neigh

Sun is behind us and we’ve won

What price freedom, we’re all asking

Free to groom each other and play

Free to nap and spend time haying

(c) ladyleemanila 2017

THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from “London” by William Blake: wander, weakness, woe, cry, curse, chimney, hear, hapless, harlots, blasts, blights, blood

For: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 12, Whirligig 102 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Daily Word Prompt 49 “Fragile”

Daily Word Prompt 49 “Fragile”

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Fragile grip of reality
On shopping spree
On branded stuff
Thought you were rough

A small fragile timeworn lady
Give her some tea
And some flowers
She’s an ambler

Be careful with fragile china
That’s from Burma
From grandmother
Love her, bless her

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A walk in a desert
Or a mountain hike
Not a soul for miles
Alone in the wilderness
Time to contemplate and think
Time to be on my own
No deadlines, no projects
No appointments, no dates
Just me and my hiking boots
A backpack with water and
Some nibbles and a map
And I know that out there
Is a breathtaking place of
Fragile beauty, unscathed
Where I commune to nature
And at the same time
Getting fresh air and exercise
Good for my health and mind
That’s how I unwind
When I want to be alone

 

For: Daily Word Prompt 49 “Fragile”