A Poem, The Devil Won’t Come Here

I wrote this poem a few months back and figured it was worth a share. It focuses on the topic of the devil preying on the weak and hurting. If we remain strong in our faith through our trials and tribulations, we can continue to keep the devil away. A crack of thunder as aContinue reading “A Poem, The Devil Won’t Come Here”

A Haiku, The Fear

      I got thinking of the four-letter word that can dictate so much of our lives. It is an emotion within ourselves that is naturally occurring. It can be physical or mental.      In this haiku, I focused on the mental aspect of fear. If we let the fear consume our minds, our mental state beginsContinue reading “A Haiku, The Fear”

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, Together

This poem depicts the need of having someone to help fight your battles. Someone who can pick you up when you fall. It’s always good to have that type of support to lean on when faced with such tribulations. We all need that “rock” in our lives, so in short, this poem was written asContinue reading “A Poem, Together”

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 Poem, Pandora’s Box

A little Greek Mythology anyone?How about Pandora’s box? I can remember learning about the Greek myth of Pandora’s box back in high school and thinking, “Wow, what an interesting myth.”Long story short, Pandora was sculpted from clay by the Greek God Hephaestus and was purposely given deceitful gifts by the Gods to punish mankind. SheContinue reading “A Poem, Pandora’s Box”

A Poem, The Albatross

It isn’t The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, but I sure had fun putting it together. The thought of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner came to mind last night, and then I dug in a bit revisiting the whole superstition on the bad luck of killing an albatross. Needless to say, I wrote aContinue reading “A Poem, The Albatross”

500 followers!

I got a notification this morning that I hit 500 followers! The support in the WP community has been out of this world!Hitting such a milestone, I figured it would be fun to continue with sharing some fun facts about myself. This time I’ll share 3 fun facts! In no particular order…. Fun Fact #1)Continue reading “500 followers!”