burnished copper leaves-swans pause in meditationplacid reflection Author’s Note: Written for Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #Photo Challenge. Apparently, the site is under construction right now. I will correct the link once it is restored.
Time’s chant, a ravishing rant to a pale consumed moon In her lap a palmed rose, red as the blood of a newborn lambAs skulls of saints hum spiritual songs with lonely cries of loonsWhile enticing them with tendrilled vines of bitter wild yams. Upon… Continue Reading “From a Leaden Inkless Pen”
Each line on your faceI’ve traced with my finger,but your luscious lips draw mein and there I’ll lingerAs I yearn for the sweet tinglingsensation of their magnetic pulldrawing me deeper in and thenresistance to them are futile. dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille #114- Poetical Magnetism
“Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Gone from fragile sight bright promise of tomorrow and in its place comes creeping on silent… Continue Reading “Gone From Fragile Sight”
This morning dawned with a cool kissTendered upon my grateful heartFor summer’s heat at last departsBasking in autumn’s breeze, what bliss; Which gives me pause to reminisceOf summers past, spent in sunshineSipping glasses of chilled white wineSharing our dreams of what’s to comeListening to… Continue Reading “Reminiscing Summer”
I am water I am a mountain stream flowing fresh and cold, clear and bright smoothing stone edges, into a mosaic of painted hues adorned by moments of my heart breaking and learning the inner truth of my purpose to write until my bony fingers ache, to love with… Continue Reading “I Am Water”
Autumn’s red maples-decaying leaves litteringthe sodden footpath Frank J. Tassone: Haikai Challenge #159 Fall Foliage