Category: Poetry

#Haibun: 55th Birthday

I’ve always loved my birthday in spite of not having celebrated it as a child. It’s the day I came into this world and came to be. The year I turned 55, I decided to throw myself a themed birthday party- I figured why… Continue Reading “#Haibun: 55th Birthday”

Unbound

“When the owl sings, the night is silent.“- Charles de Leusse Fleeting breeze from feathered wings Kissing my startled faceEmbedding the sight upon my soul, An indelible mark on fair skin  Astounding how a watchful owl Came to me, came to be A welcome companion In the last… Continue Reading “Unbound”

The Rock Remembers

“Geologists have a saying – rocks remember.” -Neil Armstrong What does this rock dream while it sleeps in the sun? Does it recall wooly mammoths that once trod this land can the rock remember its birth and how it came to be Was it… Continue Reading “The Rock Remembers”

#Shadorma: Trees

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse Listen to the silence of treesflourishingwhisperingtheir wisdom if you openyour heart to their voice Rustling, theysing an ancient song-peace and hopeprevails whenman lives… Continue Reading “#Shadorma: Trees”

Oh That I Could Fly

A fleeting flash of stark gray and white a pompous cocking of feathered tail as his melody dances on air The forest is in awe of his vast repertoirefor the mockingbird can sing almost anythingas he remembers each note any bird croons Flitting from limb to… Continue Reading “Oh That I Could Fly”

Beneath Thorny Brambles

“All things that have form eventually decay.” -Orochimaru”  ― Masashi Kishimoto There beneath thorny brambles a tuft of soft fur devoid of life a scattering of chalky bones all that’s left- remnants of a tiny soul With those final dying breaths, did her mind hasten… Continue Reading “Beneath Thorny Brambles”

Like Water

“In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.”  ― Kahlil Gibran Jr. My luminous dreams are water flowing in, around, and over mebut I am only a… Continue Reading “Like Water”

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