So recommendations on my music streaming service... and beautiful songs to share. "Sometimes we cry in the daytime... sometimes it's dark in the daylight." And "It's okay to be not okay, it's just fine to be out of your mind. Breathe in deep just a day at a time." ~ FlorenceT
You may have heard of BTS, the KPop boy band sensation sweeping the global music industry. I've been a fan though not quite Army :-). Respect is due for their success is a testament to their hard work in an uncompromising industry, especially globally. Their latest single is a catchy tune, with doses of carefree… Continue reading Carefree vibes #BTS
Away from reflection... a haiku of the now. Who shall care, tender are the spring buds, saplings strive for new life, enough. ~ FlorenceT I have always found writing haiku deeply satisfying, to convey much with so few words. If you need some inspiration, there's a community here. I wrote the haiku from this… Continue reading Who shall care #haiku
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