Mumbles … chaos

I’m at a loss.  My mind is too filled with packing and clean-up thought to come up with anything for silkscreen.  I do have a couple of silkscreen shirts I wear.  I remember taking a class trip to an art studio to learn about the silkscreen process.  But that is where the thoughts stopped.

We have 6 days to get packed here at the apartment and get the house ready to be moved into… we are not going to be ready at the house I know.  Kitchen remodel took longer than expected.  We are still without a light and the floor tiles still sit in boxes.  The new doors and drawers are still waiting to be made.  The shower in the basement still waits for walls.  We do have most of the old furniture out so our stuff can move in.  I am approaching full panic mode!

So, I hope to be able to stay somewhat up to date on my daily prompts, but if I miss one or two please forgive me for my absence.  I will at least try to read posts still as we go through these next few days.  Now I must go and box up the winter clothes and then head over to the house to do some more work there… I am approaching exhaustion.  Wish me luck!

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – silkscreen

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Clouded View

My vision blurs

As the mist falls

Leaving spots on my glasses

Like your point of view

Of our relationship

It is all distorted

Into a happy home

But I am not happy

I haven’t been

For a long time now

And you can’t even see it

Hazy eyes see

Only half truths

As things fall apart

All around you and I

I am tired of

Picking up the pieces

If you will take the broom

I’m willing to try

If not

This is goodbye

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – mist

Walk This Way

she did not walk into a room ever

she would sashay for all to see

always needing to be the center of attention

she was a beauty indeed

 

he did not walk into a room either

he would swagger for all to see

always needing to turn heads his way

he was handsome indeed

 

they almost walked into each other

each stunned by the others looks

always needing each other’s attention

they became an attractive couple indeed

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – sashay

Let’s Make A Deal

Show me what you have to offer

And I will show you my heart

Bargain with me until

We strike a deal of love

I will pay for your emotions

With the beating of my heart

If the cost becomes too high

We will reconsider our deal

But until that time comes

I will yearn for you each day

And do all that I can

To honor this deal of love

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challange (FOWC) – bargain

Mom Knows Best

Karen let out a sigh and turned the page in her book again.  “Mom, I just don’t get this question at all,” she said.  “And I’ve read the assignment a million times now.”

Diane went over to the table where her daughter sat and said, “What is the question?”

“We are supposed to answer these five questions from the reading, but this third one just isn’t in the reading.”

“I’m sure your teacher wouldn’t give you impossible homework.  Why don’t you read it out loud.”

Karen read the three pages again and suddenly understood, saying, “Thanks mom, you’re the best.”

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – homework

Seven Years

The image in the mirror

Does not reflect

All that I am

 

The image in the mirror

Only tells you

Half the story

 

The image in the mirror

Is someone

Lost and alone

 

The image in the mirror

Shows me

Life is fading

 

Turning to black

An ugly existence

Stares menacingly back at me

 

I make a fist

And smash the glass

To end this dreadful life

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – reflect

Not Like the Movies

Harold was staring out the window.  Carol came up and asked, “What are you doing, staring off into space?”

Harold gave her a glance and shrugged his shoulders.  “Mom, I thought things would be different.  I thought we’d have lots of adventures.”

“Honey, we signed up for this and talked about it for many days.  I think you’re mixing up real life with the movies.  We are here to make history as the first family to establish this space station in orbit, not fight aliens and evil forces,” Carol said as she brushed her son’s hair out of his eyes.

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – orbit