Category: Poetry

The Real Me

Once in the mirror I saw a sepia inked versionpleading to me for change like a beggar on the street. So I picked up my pen and papercomposed a poem to the real me.Now, I live and breath… in vivid technicolor.

Treat

I spend some days talking to my dog who cocks his head As if he’s trying to understand exactly the words I said I recite my poems to him, seeking some kind of reactionYet the most I ever get is a look of quizzical…

The Essence of Decay

The bloom of youth in the rain washed rose is a joy for eyes to see yet what lies underneath this glow is invisible to you and me. Blind are we for a fresh budding rose is already fading, dying time is cruel the…

#Tan Renga: Persimmon

when I ate a persimmonthe bell rungthe Horyuji temple ©Shiki colorful hanging lanternsripe orange fruit sways in the breeze Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Tan Renga Wednesday 9 I ate a persimmon

Pearls of Memories

“Time is a blackguard, Chou.” And, of course, he’s right. There goes time, running like hell, looking back at us, taunting, as we fumble, trying to save him in a jar. Trying to tuck him forever under the bed, fix him tight against a…

Fade to Midnight Black

Amid the roar of my pounding heartbeats Comes a whispering voice ~Take a breath, calm your heart for in this moment you have a choice. You can surrender, give in to fear fade to midnight black or fight and ultimately win, Never looking back….

Promote Yourself Monday, January 13, 2020

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…

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