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My philosophy on life is this : That love is all there is, is all I know of love.

'I chose the road less traveled, and that has made all of the difference'.

Robert Frost

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by chocolatechip It comes on slowly, The realization Of the important things In one’s life. Letting go of the heartaches That bring on such strife. Life can be good. Things begin to go along As...


For years, I have been writing on this online journal. I would greatly appreciate it if other diarists would not refer to me as, “CC”. This has happened as of late. My diarist handle is chocolate...


It has been a good day. I went through my usual routine. I also installed all new c-pap equipment on my c-pap machine, that my insurance covers because I have severe chronic obstructive sleep apn...


At what I am pretty certain was toward the beginning of January, I had ordered online from a catalog company, a ceiling fan duster. I was really looking forward to receiving this piece of merchan...


I started to wake up with anxiety at probably 1 to 1:30 am. I was worrying about some major issues in my life, that had arisen that evening, before I went to bed. After moving through my morning ...


by chocolatechip You must know What I know. You must feel What I feel. The pain of the circumstance, Was not surreal. A bittersweet summer, I was the latecomer, In having to see In the cold light...


This morning, I experienced chills, copious nasal drainage, body aches and queasiness. I made a Carafate sluury for the queasiness. It was effective. Later, being that the fever persisted, I too...


I blocked another user on this site, because I did not care for the nature of their comments on my entries. I was not gettting good vibes from this PB user, so I permanently blocked them. Enough ...


Personification is another poetic term. A good example of personification would be the following sentence : The oak tree gave an order to its branches, yelling, “Shake all of the leaves off imme...


I have more poems to put in my journal. Most of my poetry deals with either the beauty of nature, or of my life’s course of events, that affected me in one way or another. My case m...


I never understood the sadness, That plagued my daddy’s face. What was the very reason? Could I have been the case? He loved me oh so very much’ I could see it in his eyes. His gentle, kind demea...


by chocolate chip I now see this, Much time has passed. There was something here, That did not last. As a lonesome pine, I sit and ponder The story of my life. My roles are fleeting, And fading w...


6 days ago

Pain in And So It Goes....

by chocolate chip It trickles down through the soul, Adversity among people. Callousness. Indifference. Lack of empathy. Slinging arrows, Oh how they sting. And their aim? The most undeserving, P...


by chocolatechip I cherish its very being. Captivating me, Mezmerizing me. It rejuvenates And refreshes my soul. It asked the leaves To scuttle across the crossing, Creating merriment within me...


The worst of the winter storm, in my area is over. I live in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. We got hammered with snow. The snow plows are out in full force. The temperature is in the 20...


Here, in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, we are expected to get 8 to 12 inches of snow, overnight. Looking out of my window, I have not seen any heavy snow squalls, as they call them, as...


7 days ago

Shadow in And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip …and they are still calling out his name… The echo is deafening. Do they not know That silence’s return call Yields an ending? Life’s game Went awry… The harshness Of digs, potsh...


by chocolatechip Feelings run deep, Must I conger up a plan? Is there anything ugly About the person I am? Worries Fears It’s all in the game. I wonder Will my life Ever be the same? I’ll rely on...


7 days ago

Birds in And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip Tiny black creatures Flock to a tree Perched on winter branches, Pecking at the remnant seeds O early Spring. And for my own sustainance? A newfound understanding Of all that God...


He and I got into it. I told him what I thought. It seemed to me that when I mentioned moving to him, he immediately went into “panic mode”. I told him that it seems as if he can only see how the...


Many of you have been faithful followers of my journal, for years. You have read about all of the drama that has gone on where I live, in relation to my own circumstances, here at the building. Y...


My youngest daughter took me up to Walmart to shop, then to the cigarette outlet to pick up cigars. Her dad asked me if I would like to go out to breakfast with them. My daughter and I picked up ...


January 14, 2022

Dandelions... in And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip, circa 1979 The tractor man is busy In the cool night air, Felling those big, yellow clusters. I never thought of them as weeds. Sort of treasured them, I suppose. Gone until ne...


January 14, 2022

Midnight in And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip The moon was foreboding, Sifting through the blackness In the sky… ‘Hang down your head Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry.’


January 14, 2022

"The Mist" in And So It Goes....

by chocolatechip She lies low Amongst the lonely winter statues, Still, decorating the valley Amidst piercing bright lights, Up on the four lane, Until the promise of daylight Washes it all away.


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