Tasseomancy

My response to Carpe Diem #928 Extra-Sensory Perception (and Common Sense) Great Aunt Rose was married to a Romany and learned to read the tea leaves. After her husband died, she lodged in a small room, with a curtain around her bed, like a bed in a gypsy caravan. She had a crystal ball but […]

Kinesthesia of Memories

  My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Wordle #99 She stands at her life’s junction, Kinesthesia in her hand, A heavy suitcase of memories: Frequent beatings, Days when she was famished, Future unknown. Reining in her temerity (Strange luxury – Freedom), she jettisons The past, Exhales her last stale breath, Inhales a fresh one – And […]

Seascape

I’m hyping myself up for a visit to Mum in the care home today, so I tried escaping to one of my favourite places – the sea.   Under mackerel sky Gulls wheel on buffeting wind Waves smash rocks and reefs With a dull rumbling thunder Making the sulphurous air quiver   Far as eye can see Wrinkled […]