Posted in Amusement, Family, Fiction, Life, Prompt, stories, Uncategorized

#TLT – Turn Back Time

photo by Lander Degraeve via Unsplash

Grandpa enjoys sitting outside smoking cigarettes as he fiddles with one thing or another. His sight ain’t what it used to be and he can’t do so much anymore but his little projects keep him busy. Today I think he’s trying to turn back time.


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Books, Faith, Life, Positivity, stories

“Izzy Busy Bee”

Sheila C. Morgan, Author

If you have a little one in your life, they may enjoy the children’s book “Izzy Busy Bee,” the short story of a child transformed into a place where she creates adventure, while sharing the story of who creates all life. At night Izzy’s thoughts turn into a dream, where she becomes a helpful leader in the world of bees. While Izzy has a colorful and fun time with friends, she inspires the other children in her dream to also think about how big all creation is and the great significance of a tiny bee.

With “Izzy Busy Bee,” Author Sheila C. Morgan desires to reach children in their early developmental years in hopes they may experience the awareness of God. Her work was inspired by her career and ministry. All of her books were published by Xulon Press and can be purchased from Amazon (link in caption above). While you’re there, check out Sheila’s other two publications, “The Husband” and “Seasons Do Change: A Personal Journey of Hope Through Adversity.” Maybe they will spark your interest too!


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

Posted in Free Verse, Life, Poetry, Prompt, Relationships, Uncategorized

Black Cloud

Strong winds blow,

door rattles, the sound

crushing my comfort,

in repose, eyes wide open.

Quiet storm hiding

within this cloud,

suddenly thunder claps

shaking the foundation.

Flash of lightning…CLACK!

Rumbling resounds againBOOM!

Another strike, and again

never the same place twice.

Fearful tears, stomach

turned upside down

seeking refuge, patiently

awaiting the calm.

Sounds of peace a lie,

gullible, I emerge.

(thunder)…BOOM! (lightning)…CLACK!

Darkness monopolized the night.


©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

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

Haiku A Day – unlock

hearing the right words,
letting down my defenses
to unlock my heart

©️CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half

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

Haiku A Day – run

saddened and in tears
she begins to run away
letting the past go

©️2021 CSNelson, Don’t Forget the Half