Posted in Haiku, Life, Poetry, Prompt, Senryu, Uncategorized

#Weekly #Haiku #Poetry

music plays softly...
sudden commotion erupts
disturbing comfort

©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Prompt, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Glutton For Punishment

There are times when I start drafting a blog post and want to just hit the delete button. I used to enjoy writing in WordPress before so many changes (aka block format). I’d actually give more time to my blog, sometimes resulting in longer pieces sharing more of my life and personal thoughts, as well as inspirational text. Now, in addition to figuring how best to phrase my words in a given post, I cuss from the frustration of having to choose effective formatting. Thankfully I don’t publish all the words that go into me creating a post! Were these changes made to better accommodate human input or that of some automated marketing process utilized by big companies and “power” bloggers? My brain is tired and this battle between WP and me may soon need a referee.

Even though it sounds like I’ve reached the end of the road with WP, I’m sure I’ll be back tomorrow. Ugh!


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Haiku, Life, Nature, Poetry, Prompt

Haiku A Day – combo

combo of flowers
bright colors, vernal fragrance...
signs of the season

©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Inspiration, Life, Positivity, Prompt, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Gotta Play to Win

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Sometimes in this game called life, unexpected issues will balk your good intentions, tempting you to become volatile or run away—“fight or flight.” Then you realize neither response would do much to solve the problem, so you develop a system in which you own the situation by shifting your life in whatever way necessary to help you move forward. We’ve all played this past year and we’re winning!


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Grief, Life, Love, Poetry, Prompt, Relationships, Uncategorized

Raindrops of My Heart

My soul weeps like a willow

bending but never breaking,

hanging on to hope.

Roaring loud as thunder,

burdens begin to fall

plethora of tears storm.

Slowly suffocating,

all of me is drowning

in the raindrops of my heart.


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half