Mermaid Tears

WP Prompt: What daily habit do you do that improves your quality of life?

When I am feel like my life is lacking in color, inspiration and maybe it’s getting a little too bland- like sugar free candy  ( UGH!!!! ) I sit back and close my  eyes and I picture a world where blood thirsty mermaids lure Sailors and their Ships to their watery graves.

I ignore the sounds of  people honking and  braying into their cell phones on the train, at art galleries on  Fair Ground Rides like Ferris Wheels and even at funerals ( oh yes, even there ) and the beeps and screeches that our Merciless  Overlords,  I mean our electronic devices make when they want our undivided attention.

Instead I conjure up the sweet sounds of thunder storms, creaking doors and footsteps  that echo down long dark empty hallways  in dark abandoned houses in the middle of the night.

Gertrude Abercrombie
Head on a plate with black cat

To sum it up, when I feel the world drop it’s cold, bony hand onto my shoulder I reach up and snap it off at the wrist.

That is how I improve the quality of my everyday life.

4 thoughts on “Mermaid Tears

  1. This is gorgeous and really profound. I love your perspective. I have been moving a similar way with my mind. I’ve found it is so easy to get swept up in the crap I don’t like or want, and it’s far more worthwhile to find or create what I do. It’s a fun experiment. Thank you 💙

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