Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Shifting sands
have no empathy
for the confused
An arid expanse
and layered
body and soul
A cage-less prison
with no escape
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ยฉ

Photo Prompt
Sadje's What Do You See Challenge

Word Prompts
RDP - Exhausted
FOWC - Cageย 

  16 comments for “Shifting Sands

  1. January 25, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    This was a great collaboration with Chuck. It reminded me of the desert of politics!

  2. September 16, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Dear Christine,
    I do hope you are familiar with the old saying, “It’s easier to ask for Forgiveness than Permission”???๐Ÿ˜Š
    So, this is Me asking for Forgiveness, in advance!! ๐Ÿ˜ข I will explain after I tell you how Awesome Your – Shifting Sands is and how powerful and magical your words are, especially for me! Your words painted a masterful portrait!!! Bellissimo!

    So, I’ve been a Bad Boy and need to beg your forgiveness for letting your words tempt me and my words into an “Unapproved Duet”!!! ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

    Your words are strong with me, Dear!!! I want you to know I’m very remorseful, but can’t lie that I’m not also thrilled that I was Overwhelmed by your words!! Your words help make me a better writer, Dear! I hope you will still speak to me???๐Ÿ˜ข If you might like to see what I did, in spite of it all, let me know via email.

    • Christine Bolton
      September 16, 2020 at 3:46 pm

      Of course youโ€™re forgiven Chuck! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•. Itโ€™s the ultimate compliment ๐Ÿ™‚

      • September 19, 2020 at 9:39 pm

        Oh, Thank God you are so Sweet!! You have no idea how thrilled I am to have you willing to write/collaborate with me!! Such a precious gift, Christine!!! So grateful, Dear!

      • Christine Bolton
        September 20, 2020 at 8:26 am


  3. September 14, 2020 at 3:01 am

    I love the concept of the cage-less prison. It speaks to us all.

    • Christine Bolton
      September 14, 2020 at 9:16 am

      Yes Chris, it is how many live their lives ๐Ÿ˜ข

  4. September 11, 2020 at 11:26 am

    Fantastic! A cage-less prison with no escape!
    Thanks for joining in the challenge

    • Christine Bolton
      September 11, 2020 at 1:30 pm

      Thanks Sadje. It was a great photo prompt! โ˜บ๏ธ

      • September 11, 2020 at 8:40 pm

        Thanks a lot

  5. September 11, 2020 at 10:40 am

    Great write, CB; We’re all uncaged prisoners, eh?

    • Christine Bolton
      September 11, 2020 at 1:28 pm

      Hey Ron, thanks! Yes I think we are in a way โ˜บ๏ธ

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