Circumnavigate (Haiku)

  Day, night, hours pass  Events that make up the day Revolve and evolve     Inspiration: 1960  US atomic sub USS Triton completes 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe #MDBC2016 May Day Blogging Challenge 2016 What is it? A way to make sure my friend and I continue blogging in May because we need to beContinue reading “Circumnavigate (Haiku)”


Inspiration: 2012 17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal   Landslide The rains come year after year Filling the rivers until they overflow Soaking the dirt Pelting the mountains Breaking off pieces of rock On a rolling descent Crushing everything in its path   References:   MayContinue reading “Landslide”

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Inspiration: 1927 1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Ill)     I loosen the lines tied around the stakes   Empty out the garbage that keeps me weighed down Stepping away from the squabbles, self-doubt, and the questions Causing me to run in circles instead of toward the finish line   I retreat intoContinue reading “Hot Air Balloon Ride”