Blogging Anniversary!

I just got a notification that it is my one year blogging anniversary! Has it really been an entire year since I started blogging? That time has flown if that is the case. So with that, I’ll poke fun at myself by sharing a moment I got caught by my wife playing on a mini-excavator.Continue reading “Blogging Anniversary!”

A Poem, The Glass World

This was a fun poem to put together. I thought of it this morning. This reminds me of something, something perhaps that some of us have in our home?We know it for a particular name, but the contents within may call it their glass world. I walked to the ends of my worldShadows beyond myContinue reading “A Poem, The Glass World”

Some Quotes, Wants and Needs

I’ve been writing for this character in an upcoming novel. He is known as Mr. Pembrook. He is an older, mysterious omniscient introverted hermit of a man offering sage advice. Here are just a few quirky proclivities he exhibits:He walks through the woods to get back to his home, but a peculiar trait of hisContinue reading “Some Quotes, Wants and Needs”

A Poem, The Devil visits

I wrote this poem alongside a chapter introduction of my upcoming novel. I had just finished the chapter introduction and the character dialogue when the below poem fell into place, so I just went with the flow.I’ve added the chapter introduction and the dialogue directly after the poem to give more context. In short, aContinue reading “A Poem, The Devil visits”

600 Followers!

I hit 600 followers yesterday! Staying true to my previous follower achievement posts, I will share another fun fact about myself…okay, maybe two fun facts. Fun fact: The first book I ever read was Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. I was in fourth grade. I brought it home from the school library andContinue reading “600 Followers!”

A Haiku, The Still Flower

It’s been a very long time since I’ve done one of these. Here goes nothing! Winds unbridled roar, Calm is the storm in the eye The flower sits still Let me know what you think!Thanks for reading!Travis Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights Reserved

A Poem, Almost Love

I wrote this poem a few years ago, and it chronicles the emotions that one feels when you are with someone that you know is not good for you, but you keep going back despite knowing it is going to end at some point. Your taste and touch still linger in my mindWhy did weContinue reading “A Poem, Almost Love”

A Poem, Human

I always found the topics of A.I. and robots so intriguing. What really grabs my attention is how aggressively we try to advance with this sort of thing. I love the ambitious nature of it all but rushing ahead leads to ignorance and mistakes. I can’t help but think of a quote from Dr. IanContinue reading “A Poem, Human”

A Poem, The Exiled

Dramatis Personae: An independent thinker in an unapproving world.Setting: A courtroom of a totalitarian society. Your punishment for not falling in line will be swiftYou have chosen a path of disobedience of authorityYour philosophy has broken our world, causing a riftSo now your fate has been decided by this majorityThe only wrong I’ve done was speakContinue reading “A Poem, The Exiled”

A Haiku, Life Renewed

I am now on a kick of spring haikus; I can’t help it. Here is another spring-related haiku that came to mind this morning. Nature’s ebb and flowSong birds wake the dormant lifeLife on Earth renewed Let me know what you think!Thanks for reading!Travis Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights Reserved

A Haiku, The Critters

I was creek fishing a few years ago, and I cast my line upstream and noticed what looked like a skinny log coming towards me. I stepped to the side to let it pass by and saw it slither in the stream. It was a snake. I said to myself, “hmm, that was interesting,” andContinue reading “A Haiku, The Critters”

A Haiku, The Sun

So here is another spring haiku that I wrote this morning. It is in the 50’s today, and it’s easy to notice the impact the sun has on dormant life. Dormant life renewedThe sun kisses God’s creaturesExuberance reigns Let me know what you think!Thanks for reading!Travis Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights ReservedImage by Tim Hill from Pixabay 

A Haiku, The Windows

I’m sorry, I can’t help it. I have to keep the spring haiku train rolling, so here is another one I thought of this morning: Music to our earsBountiful sounds of natureOpen windows bask Let me know what you think!Thanks for reading!Travis Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights Reserved Image by Oberholster Venita from Pixabay