#SoCS: Deja Vu in a Least Favorite Word

For today’s Stream of Consciousness submission, Linda G. Hill asks us to write a post with our least favorite word or one that bugs the heck out of our sensibilities. I first thought of the following unlikeable words: Liver, Algebra, Covid, Hate and Death. However, some of my readers already know I hate liver and algegra; I find Covid to be tiring and overwhelming; and both hate and death are not what I want to write about today. I foundRead more

SoCS: Eight Favorites

Asked to pick a favorite word There are so many The words I do lean toward Do not rhyme with plenty People is number one At the top of the list For if there were none How would we know to exist? God is number two Creator of number one Life giver of the new And light of the Son Love comes in at three Surrounds the human heart Comes on bended knee From hate shall always part Chocolate isRead more

A or B?

We’ve all done it. Paid a visit to the eye doctor. Sat in a chair with our faces plastered to a doo-dad contraption, our chins supported in a little plastic holder. We’ve looked through lenses and recitedĀ letters on the wall. If we can read them. And then we move on to multiple choice. “Which is better, clearer? A or B? A or B? A or B?” I’m always afraid I’ll get it wrong, that a buzzer will go off andRead more