No Tomorrow

Maybe someday
good times will come
And we can pray
it won’t be glum
But why delay
Savor today
Employ your joy

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Image courtesy of The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club.

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“That’s Right, Woodchuck-Chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!” – Dialog from the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day” Anyone hoping for an early spring?

Hey! My daughter Bee has an Etsy site for “Hand sewn decorative items” – RaccoonStitches! Please check it out!

Netflix and Chill

The space between
your thoughts and mine
was unforeseen
and yet benign
I won’t rejoice
your movie choice
but will keep still

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2021

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

I found this prompt in a folder and decided to write something for it. In response to the 26 September 2019 Smitten Book Challenge prompt at the Brave and Reckless blog and based on the title of the well-regarded book “The Space Between” by Michelle L. Teichman where the main character is a lesbian or a woman exploring her sexual identity.

From the Ashes

It didn’t work
is what she said
Plus I’m a jerk
who should be dead
But here’s the thing
By my asking
a rose now grows

(C) Stephen W. Buchanan 2020

For your entertainment, and for those who don’t get the reference, the song “The Roses of Success” from the movie “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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