SoCS – May 9th 2020

Prompt: cave

Man cave
Solitude retreat wink
Interesting design think

Location cave
Den or basement indoors
Garage possible shed outdoors

Place pursue hobbies
Cigarettes smoke – beer drink
N’er complaints flatulence stink

Liken to female’s sewing room
Crafts handmade void interference
Cup coffee – glass wine – man cave similar reference

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SoCS: May 9th 2020

Beautiful Haven of Books

Hometown library – a beauty
Days pass – visitors miss thee

The small women’s book club
Meeting of the friends’ circle

Kindle readers ‘n tablets okay
Prefer select reads old-fashion way

Search catalog – locate desired aisle section
Left to right eyes seek n’find numerical selection

Be e’er so happy life normalcy return
Distance two blocks walk find fun reads ‘n learn

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Dennis the Menace Comic Strip

Cartoon character
Section daily newspaper

Dennis the Menace debut 1951
Always laugh reading column

Life ’50s simpler times
Think back low percentage crimes

Walk to school, play outdoors
Children receive allowance for doing chores

Unfathomable several decades gradual progress
Entitlement, lies, deceit contribute world’s mess

Reality multitude media’s hyped events
One day sort out hindsight 20/20 reflect

Boldly stated present-day world dislikes rules adhere
Social distance ‘ n masks requirements enjoy fresh air

Take me back to good old days for an instant replay
Fav cartoon cute ‘n innocent though naughty laugh per day

Escaping from Reality

Birds ‘n couples practicing distance social
Grannie home alone nowhere necessary go

Counting down twelve days to birthday 73
Thoughts celebrate alone this year ‘poi’ me

Seriousness lockdown ne’er underestimate
Sad become taxing person’s emotional state

Seek ‘n thankful find methods distract
Scroll thru multitude cell phone apps

Mini video creator deduction documented age
Themes, filters ‘n stickers 1.7K fans found page

Over time Grannie mastered free social app
Weekend decision sign on trial ‘n error game  Roblox




SoCS: May 2, 2020

Prompt: directions

Spray screen from 6 – 8 inches away
Require usage lint-free cloths store display

Container bottle four fluid ounces
Satisfaction – renew later date announces

Good idea clean work computer screens
Few moments task each day become routine

Bottle read 100 percent satisfaction guarantee
Purchase packaged supply for home computer ‘n TV

SoCS: May 2, 2020

I Do-nut Care

Blonde bangs long
Roots gray showing

Okay stay up late
Lack of a roommate

Pajamas all day wear
Excess laundry spare

Friday’s free donut offer
Spoil thanks rainy weather 

Day one shadow journal bear
Feelings stoic ‘I Do-nut Care’

Mug adorned six words seen ‘n heard
Life is short – desire no longer eat like bird





Self-help Book

Kindle reader
Insomniac’s brain feeder

Book selection
People-pleaser’s reflection

Mechanisms brain
Process necessary retrain

Personality tests
Truthful answers best

Suggestions follow
Tides daily ebb ‘n flow

Desire learn ‘n accomplish
Persona mindfulness obvious

Designate time write Shadow Journal
Schedule fresh-air walk curb feelings internal

Senior citizen old still young at heart
Assertiveness good method ne’er too late start

Bi-Monthly Grocery Shopping Trip

Emotional drain
Complaints listen
Reactions refrain

Disinfect cart
Proceed down aisles
Direction arrows mark

Fools refuse abide
Mask wearers shock
Sad no where to hide

Paper goods bare
Question store clerk
Status future up in air

Social isolation in place
Somehow sudden loss faith
As new norm population face

Supermarket ‘n errands
Once routine turn distress
Thankful return own safe haven




Sunday’s Writing Prompt “Animal Kingdom”

Member dysfunctional household
Friend’s suggestion pet love ‘n hold

Sunday drive friend’s uncle’s farm found
Tri-color age eight weeks ready adoption

Patches puffy hair orange, white and black
Unaware parents catch daughter some slack

Thankful allowed to keep female pet
Youngster no idea ahead what expect

Name ‘Toastie’  reflection breed colors
After day school arrive home discover

Playful, bored ‘n curious utilize claws
Torn strips of wallpaper adorn floor

An antique remembers much ’bout ’60s
Selective memory dates back to the ’50s

Unknown period child allow keep household pet
Passage time visual memories only – details forget

Sunday’s Writing Prompt “Animal Kingdom”