Category: Poetry

Chat Noir

The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café. -Oscar Hammerstein II When I ache to remember that wonderful trip to ParisI find my round music box that plays my favorite…

Summer Nap

Heatof the daylethargic nappingblue sky mirrored in my eyescloudsleisurely meandering hammock sways, rockingme to sleepBliss MLMM: Saturday Mix- Lucky Dip Author’s Note: This is a new form I have not tried before. It is called an oddquain, and this particular form is a butterfly…

Rainy Days

I long for rainy days when the sky is crying for the world seems to grow quiet and stillas if listening to the gentle drop’s sighingwhen grey clouds sweep across verdant hills For the world seems to grow quiet and stillSo I cherish these…

Ripe Peach Orb

Ripe peach orb hangs low, kissing the cloud brushed watercolor sky as sundown drops an ombré blanket over the land golden sunflowers nod good night Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Sundown or sunset one-bun Author’s Note: Today’s challenge is to write a one-bun, which is…

A Sluggish Summer Breeze

Silver spanish moss hangs low, dressing the mighty Oakwith a lace tatting hem for emerald green leaves that hold fast in the sluggish summer breeze The walled garden is stifling this time of year,the sweltering air heavy as granite stone, Emerging cicadas sing from…

Now in These Troubled Times

And now in these troubled times, the weather too is changing as if the universe comprehends how humanity is failing When a black raging storm is coming, animals instinctively know it’s time to run for safety as turbulent dust heavy winds blow And though…

#Tanka: Sweat

ceiling fan spinningtangled bodies, crisp white sheetsshine on pale blue moonI wipe cool sweat from your facerun wet fingers through your hair. Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Summer Love #1699 Sweating

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