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Category: The Hidden Edge

Alone with my Pen (3TC #323)

Alone with my pen A crisp white piece of paper – and a mental crush (Haiku) Phone with thanks to Pexels  I have been a bit remiss of late … […]

Empower – Ch#41 (Just one thing)

Women Shyly, self-conscious Accommodating, apologising, defining … “Women of the World” Celebrating, thriving, appreciating … Boldly, self-confident, Women (Diamante) Chapter 40 – Summary from the Wisdom of Jude Kelly The […]

Gratitude – (6WSP)

Lebanese receive aid with heartfelt gratitude … (Six Word Story) Link to Oxfam GB Fundraiser appeal Unashamedly, linking this post to Schweta’s Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #50 – Grateful […]

The Prize Ch#39 – (Just one thing)

Set aside the Auschwitz wallow, Make the most of what you have got, When one slice of bread is your lot, Eat slowly, savor, each swallow, And, save a bit, […]

Fight – Ch#38 (Just one thing)

Let’s fight for freedom, Regardless of its huge cost. For everyone’s right – To choose how to live their life, In peace, and with acceptance. (Tanka)  Photo by Muhammadtaha Ibrahim Ma’aji from Pexels […]

An Extra Mile – Ch#36 (Just one thing)

Step out the limelight, Keep your eye out for chances – To use your fame well. (Haiku) Photo by Sharon McCutcheon from Pexels Chapter 36 – Summary from the Wisdom of Jude Law […]

Intent – Ch#35 (Just one thing)

Whatever you do, do it with firm intent, Not with abuse, nor rants, nor indignant shouts; A whisper can reach more, with your argument, The wrongful detention – no trial; […]

Ambition – Ch#34: (Just one thing)

What is wrong with having ambition? Regardless of which sex you are. It’s good if you can achieve More than what’s expected. The perception is, Irrelevant. So be kind, To […]

Rhythm – Ch#33 (Just one thing)

Listen to the rift – Rhythm is the essence of life, Feel its thumping beat. (Haiku) Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels Chapter 33 – Summary from the Wisdom of Mickey Hart  The […]

Rain – (#6WSP)

Match canceled! Rain stops play – again … (Six Word Story) Photo by Joshua Köller from Pexels   Post inspired by Shweta Suresh Saturday Six Word Story Prompt – Rain     

Stay Strong – Ch#32 (Just one thing)

Observe, in the mirror, her refection, A woman … black … moreover … awarded. Ignoring, the barbed jibes, of rejection, Not rising, to assumptions, afforded. “Conservatory” arts well, rewarded This […]

Self as Agent – Ch#29 (Just one thing)

Let none destruct you – The sense of having a self, Is yours to define. (Haiku) Photo by Luis Quintero from Pexels Chapter 29 – Summary from the Wisdom of Nitin Sawhney The […]

Conviction – Ch#28 (Just one thing)

Cogitation, Cautiously, thoughtful; Concentrating, obsessing, analyzing … The Conviction that’s bestirred. Considering, wondering, embracing … Cheerily, joyful; Contemplation. (Diamante) Photo by Retha Ferguson from Pexels Chapter 28 – Summary from the Wisdom of […]

Hope – Ch#27 (Just one thing)

Give everyone hope – Plus the means to catch the fish  To feed themselves with. (Haiku) Chapter 27 – Summary from the Wisdom of Alexander McLean The Post has been […]

Rigor – Ch#26 (Just one thing)

Don’t ever be late, Avoid all hippy, dippy dicks; Discipline is king. Be polite to waiters and – Make the most of lucky breaks (Tanka) Photo by Malidate Van from Pexels Chapter 26 […]

Oh No! No! No!… (#6WSP & FOWC)

Don’t you cajole money from me! Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels Micro-story prompted by Shweta’s  Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #48 Post also inspired by Fandango’s great one-word challenge FOWC – […]

Nuance – (Weekend Writing Prompt #167)

The mentor muted “Capturing the nuance of pitch, tone, pace, and volume in your speaking voice is important when delivering your talk.  Using a high, angry, rapid-fire, shout will convey […]

Practice – Ch#22: (Just one thing)

Nurture your talent, Analyze every detail – Minutiae even, Then, practice, practice, practice, And practice – just a bit more. (Tanka) Photo by Oliver Sjöström from Pexels Chapter 22 – Summary from the […]

Give over Banksy (3TC #303)

Clean the wall again? It has been done twice this week – Give over ‘Banksy’ (Haiku) Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels Post inspired by Pensitivity 101 and the Three Things Challenge #303 […]

Pure Joy! Ch#21 – (Just one thing)

Nowadays, you can’t own anyone, If there was ever such a time? Possessiveness is not good … Don’t ‘expect’ faithfulness. True love offers choice; Options for sex, Without guilt, But […]

Cheery bye! Weekly Haiku Prompt #315

Kiss the chimpanzee Cheery bye from the human – It’s good we evolved (Haiku) Photo by Francesco Ungaro from Pexels Haiku inspired by Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt # 315 Chimpanzee & Kiss […]

Phew! (6WSP #43 Time)

Phew! Just got there, in time … (Six-Word Story_ Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels Six-word story inspired by Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #47 – Time