Category: Poetry

Seed in my Womb

Naive thoughts adrift on a sea of longingin tender innocence of youth writtenabout love; first, lost, last and foreverand all the conflicting feelings between for I thought I understood life and its deeper meaning. Looking back at those childish rhymes, poetry was but a…

Promote Yourself Monday, November 11, 2019

Originally posted on Go Dog Go Café:
Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram…

#Silent Sunday

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh. Rumi

Copper Burnished Autumn

“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over…

Thoughts at a French Cafe

He thinks of her when late evening shadows fall across his haggard wrinkled face as he aches to remember every detail, wanting once more to intimately tracewith his smooth fingers the luscious shape of her hips even when she aged, were pure joy to…

Black Petunia

Velvetblack petuniastriking a regal posemajestic shade in the gardenBlossomscaptured in bewitching moonlightaubergine in sunlightmysteriousflowers Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #152 #Poets Choice

#Tanka: Morning Glory

morning glory! the well bucket-entangled, I ask for water © Chiyo-Ni raindrops on purple petalsglistening orbs reflect light ©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg Today, we have been given the challenge to transform a haiku by Chiyo-Ni into a tanka. Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1775 Morning…

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