• Beth commented on the post, bargain 4 years, 2 months ago

    A bargain can be misleading. A bargain can be the tool of a master-duper. Be careful of a good bargain.

  • Beth commented on the post, toadstool 4 years, 2 months ago

    Squat and shot
    Sturdy
    Unassuming
    Spotted
    Quirky
    Farty
    Friendly…
    A Toadstool

  • Beth commented on the post, trails 4 years, 3 months ago

    Dusty and Worn
    Pocked marked with rocks and divets
    Laid open to expansive blue skies
    Bending and lurching
    Twisting and cascading
    A sprint up hill or sometime a solemn march in serenity.

  • Beth commented on the post, eleven 4 years, 3 months ago

    Sticks. That was her nickname and a marker of her reigning position as the meanest, toughest member of the 10 and under baseball team. Number 11 could run faster, throw farther, and block a base harder than any other player.

  • Beth commented on the post, oak 4 years, 3 months ago

    Thick arms, thick legs. He was a towering testament to the tiny part of herself that desperately prayed that her life would transform into a romance novel at any moment. The smoking, earthy, sent of oak lifted off his presence. He had shaved in at least a day, or perhaps that shadow returned almost instantly after a shave. It was intoxicating,…[Read more]

  • Beth commented on the post, transform 4 years, 3 months ago

    Stepping through the fog her thick kinks and curls spread like fire behind her. Barefoot, dress exposing her her shins and sturdy ankles. Her footprints pressed evenly into the moist earth. She was transformed from a world of a chaos into one under her own control.

  • Beth commented on the post, sympathy 4 years, 3 months ago

    Sympathy again? I had this word already this week. No sympathy for the Oneword minions! What’s up with this glitch? Did you think because I had just one day off yesterday that my mind had turned to mush? New Word! No Rest! New Word!

  • Beth commented on the post, sympathy 4 years, 3 months ago

    I don’t always like sympathy. I think it’s a rather weak word and character trait. I never particularly want someone’s sympathy. Then it means I’ve reached a point of weakness and lowliness. Empathy, there’s something much more powerful. Sympathy is for the privileged and disconnected to sigh and “aw” about some charity’s money-hungry sob…[Read more]

  • Beth commented on the post, farmers 4 years, 3 months ago

    With cracked, thick, aged hands they moved soil and rock. The contrast between hands that looked like squared boulders was striking as they lovingly gave birth to seeds in the ground, a tender sprinkling of human stewarded reproduction. Gentle. Firm. Steady.

  • Beth commented on the post, static 4 years, 3 months ago

    Unmoving. Unmovable, Calm, Thoughtful, Or are you boring? A stick in the mud? Or scratchy itchy snow on the TV? Relentless and consistent. A an unmoving mess. A cloud or chaos, that is reliably, unsurprisingly present.