At the first

via Daily Prompt: Blush When first we fell in love, we were sure It would be forever, as if nothing could Separate us, like Romeo and Juliet, only We would not be duped into death as They were, ours would be a lifetime of Devotion, and there would be no compromise, No surprises at our…

Channelling

via Daily Prompt: Funnel Money that has been scooped from one purpose to another is said to be in fact funnelled when its use is not legitimate. This kind of laundering takes place everywhere, from government to private industry; politicians often funnel funds designated for one social need into another aspect of the budget. This…

I will not

I will not lie and suggest it doesn’t shock Change is so subtle that it goes almost Unnoticed in the familiar, your  body to Which I am as accustomed as to my own Moves around me, its faultlines evident and Marked just as the wrinkles that drag on Mine mock my mortality so that it…

Revival

Some six months ago, I shut down one of my many blogs, Observations: Lest I Forget  and transferred much of its content to this one. I fully intended to put new content here and leave the …Lest I Forget site to history. Truth is, I have a lot about which I wish to opine, and…

Dystopia

here is the dystopic future that I envision: it’s not one in which cyborgs rule and it is dangerous to be human, or one in which being human is transformed into an illusory outcome, and the endangered do not know that they may perish at the will of the Other as I see it, we…

Where there were

© Tamara Beck Where there were buildingsSo familiar as to be forgottenThere are great big holes in the ground,Waiting for cement and cranes,And that inevitable uplift to The city skyline so familiar As to be anticipated  © Tamara Beck