Dungeon Prompts: Anger Management

This week’s prompt is:   Anger Management “Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” – …

Dungeon Prompts: Role Models and the Molding of Personality

This week’s prompt is:   Role Models and the Molding of Personality  “None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.” …

Tearing at the Fabric of Racism, Guest Post: Karuna Poole

Tearing at the Fabric of Racism by Karuna Poole Sreejit began his poem, A Couple of Brats, with the line “A political statement until they had us,” referring to the births of his sister and himself, kids with a white mother and a black father.  While I knew that line was true, at least to …

Oh, Goodness… Guest Post: Kripa Gressel

Today’s Guest Post is from an old friend, the charming, the wise, the always slightly dancing, Kripa Gressel.  After spending this short time with her I am sure that you’ll be on the growing list of those encouraging her to start a blog.  Thank you Kripa for your words.   Oh, Goodness… When Sreejit invited …

Dungeon Prompts: The Price of Civilization

This week’s prompt is:  The Price of Civilization 

Dungeon Prompts: Motivation

This week’s prompt is:  Motivation  “The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause. The mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.” – Wilhelm Stekel

The Growth of a Natural – Featured Artists: Aleksandra Kerzhentceva

You may have noticed, over the last few months, the major upgrade in the quality of the art and pictures featured here.  That is thanks to a new friend that I am happy to introduce to you today.

Dungeon Prompts: Friendship

  This week’s prompt is:  Friendship    “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” – …

When I See a Baby so Loved

When I see a baby so loved in the arms of its mother I reflect on the pain this mother will surely endure, for as soon as the road she paved for our freedom is ready, running, we never look back from the world and its lure. Off to dance in a world for which …

Dungeon Prompts: Seeking Refuge

  This week’s prompt is:  Seeking Refuge  “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” – Maya Angelou We all reach a point when we are so overwhelmed by the world and our lives that we need to pull back and seek refuge from …