Cynics speak of the transactional nature of love. Maybe it is not so. And perhaps it is, on a functional perspective. In daily activities, choices are made. In the realm of human existence, decisions are taken. Give and take, so they say. We take stock; subconsciously for what cannot be measured. And in the midst… Continue reading Cynics say
Just for today... do you feel it? ~FlorenceT © 2021 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
An echo to a loved one... just to know you're free. "As long as I have breath in meI know who I'm supposed to beI will live or die happilyJust to know you're free" © 2021 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
Oh so smooth... Take a moment, close your eyes, go there... ~FlorenceT © 2021 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
I understand enough Mandarin, for it to serve me in my travels. So perhaps it is understanding what the lyrics mean that drew me to this song. Perhaps it is the poignant melody. Or both. The unofficial translation of the poetic Mandarin lyrics does not do it justice, yet it is the closest I could… Continue reading An ordinary path
What does it actually mean, for you or another? Perhaps this poem resonates? sometimes I love you means I want to love you sometimes I love you means I'll stay a little while longer sometimes I love you means I'm not sure how to leave sometimes I love you means I have nowhere else to… Continue reading “I love you”
Been a while since I've written a haiku, more than a little rusty! She curls by my side A gentle soul, only trust, As fears paw her heart. The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #335. This week's prompt words are curl and paw. If you are interested in participating, go to… Continue reading fear/trust #haiku
Today... letting it unfold, letting it go, letting it be... To not cling to plans, obsolete even as they are made. Stop...life goes on. ~ FlorenceT © 2020 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
I'm feeling human, again... after a long while. Time for some wistful contemplation, Foibles, yours and mine, Ours theirs; daily struggles. My dears, who is right? The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #320. This week's prompt words are day and flaw. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out… Continue reading Who is right? #haiku 320 #dance
It's a feeling kind of weekend. Open I declare, love is sacred, paramount, for those near and far; winds of storm, rain pelts fear may dominate, let not love be a limit. The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #307. This week's prompt words are open and close. If you are interested in… Continue reading it’s love #haiku 307
Love his soulful voice... https://youtu.be/KrirWrwNri8 ~ FlorenceT
Two haiku with different feels... gentle drizzle, hurt refreshing rain, drenching storm pain, enduring flood. and a slight to my name I endure but it repeats, might just blow my top. The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #304. This week's prompt words are might and slight. If you are interested in participating,… Continue reading Duo #Haiku 304
The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #300. This week's prompt words are grit and quit. This challenge has been going on for three hundred weeks...amazing! tenacious though flawed, giving up not an option, his will continues. ~ FlorenceT If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his… Continue reading Tenacious #Haiku 300
KPop sensation BTS released their album "Map of the Soul: 7" recently to international acclaim; the theme of this album addresses light and shadow of our existence. And listening to the songs I re-acquaint myself with the Jungian concepts of "light and shadow". It has been a while since I studied them. It has been… Continue reading Shadow, and will you be happy?
First post for 2020... and a haiku. Living in a mountainous region of Australia impacted by fires, you will appreciate where my mind was when I saw the prompt words, "ashes" and "cocoon". And here is a link to sites which you can make donations to firefighters and victims of the Australian fire. ashes… Continue reading Ashes #Haiku 286
the placid facade belies adventurous heart, a wild soul, searching. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #283. This week's prompt words are Placid and Wild. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if you… Continue reading Wild #Haiku 283
Only the songs 🙂 and by an artiste I enjoy listening to...from his latest album "oh my messy mind". Somehow this song is fittingly depressing. and this, ah I'm a sucker for heartbreak songs... Sometimes we need to tap into these emotions, they make us who we are. ~ FlorenceT © 2019… Continue reading Heartbreak
What fun 🙂 In Ronovan's post, there is a link to a page where you can "find" the #1 hit during the week of your birth... I couldn't resist. And... well, maybe our lives end up reflecting the philosophy of the top charted song of the week we were born in? Alright, I wasn't born… Continue reading Songs of your life
I have been listening to music and watching a lot of music videos lately, more so than usual. The wonder(?) of AI on social media platform meant I was recommended more music of the genres that I liked. And as I kept following those recommendations, more of the same would arrive. I “discovered” artists I… Continue reading Music Taste
A mellow weekend watching the rain falling outside my window, quiet moments of contemplation and conversation with myself, returning to ground with the feels ... and love and new-ish music. Enjoy! I've seen much more than most Much less than some Took a while to give up a ghost Thought it'd never come I… Continue reading Love, this weekend