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Tag: Decima

When – (Weekly Decima Prompt #42)

There are times when it’s good to smile, When a man talks deep to his son, About what he’s lost and he’s won; That fight fought for every mile. -o0o- […]

Float – (Weekly Decima Prompt)

When things that surround us get grim, It’s not so attractive to gloat, That – we are more able to float, When the lights for others go dim. It’s not […]

Nativity – (Weekly Decima Prompt #36)

Wiping salty tears from their eyes, Parents chortled, snorted and sniffed, At – what was a glorious gift; Their little ones dressed in disguise. Mary, Joseph, three men so wise, […]

Stable – (Weekly Decima Prompt #34)

We’re getting close to Solstice night, We have in store a wondrous treat, When Jupiter and Saturn meet, And offer us a superb sight. This shortest day oft tries our […]

Occult Vault – (Weekly Decima Prompt)

Kismet, fluke, chance, luck or karma, Maybe it’s destiny or fate? On the occult or mystic state, To excuse all of life’s drama, That knocks off kilter, our dharma. Tis […]

Bliss – (Decima Challenge #27)

The cat is in absolute bliss. A mouse in catatonic state, Awaiting its foreboding fate, … Its inners about to dehisce, Hoping a ‘bored’ cat will dismiss. When the mog […]

Swing (Weekly Decima Prompt #26)

“Now … it’s time to sort out that swing, I tell you, you’re lifting your head” The golf pro, desperately pled. “Loosen your wrists, that is the thing … To […]

Gin – (Weekly Decima Challenge #25)

Twas an 18th century sin, And a London gal’s undoing, In other words; mothers ruin, Cheap as chips in tavern and inn. Yet Holland’s the birthplace of gin, Their soldiers […]

Kaleidoscope – (Six Sentence Story)

To the Summer we bid farewell, Whilst waving hello to the Fall. As kaleidoscope hues enthral, Halloween weaves its wicked spell. Bellies of seas and dark lakes swell. That final […]

Tip – A flash fiction, decima

After years of renting it out, Our house was in need of repair, Ready cash was required, no doubt, Imposs on a wing and a prayer … Deposit? What’s that […]

Just Smile – Ch#58 (Just one thing)

Look at these cute and crazy kids, They’ll soon be monster, pouting, teens, Ignoring what the world forbids, Wishing they ‘so’ weren’t from OUR genes. Wild hormones ensure counter-bids. Their […]

Stay Focussed – Ch#47 (Just one thing)

Drive hard  and fast, focus and pray To find the thing you must support, With purpose, passion and purport. Then you’ll be delighted to stay Despite all the fracas and […]

Advice? – Ch#46 (Just one thing)

Before you pass on your best advice, Step in the shoes of the other, Know what their ambition is, And from where they have come, What are they wrestling? When […]

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, savour, each swallow, And, save a bit, […]

No Regrets Ch#19: (Just one thing)

Don’t hear voices that say we can’t Recover from adversity, Climb over disability. And so, let not those seeds take plant; Instead, look for thoughts that enchant. I was told […]

Be TRUE (Ch#11: Just One Thing)

Be curious and somewhat shrewd, Chase anything worth your betting, Keep knocking until you’re let in, Stay focussed, direct, but not crude, Not keeping in touch would be rude. Says […]

Into the WIND (Ch#5 Just one thing)

What the hell is work-life balance? It’s like ‘peeing’ into the wind, Such nonsense, so it should be binned, Instead, make the most of your talents, Robustly, building, valiance,   […]