Category: Poetry

When the Heavens Explode

“We all shine on…like the moon and the stars and the sun…we all shine on…come on and on and on…” ― john lennon I heard the stars singing last night, an ancient lullaby sharing their mystical wisdom from high in the nightwind sky They sang to… Continue Reading “When the Heavens Explode”

I Drank the Moon

“She didn’t quite know what the relationship was between lunatics and the moon, but it must be a strong one, if they used a word like that to describe the insane.” ― Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die I drank the delicious moon one dark balmy night… Continue Reading “I Drank the Moon”

Whisper of Autumn

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” Indian Summer]” ― John Howard Bryant Cool whisperof autumn in dawn’smorning breezedespite the brazen sun’s warmth on my facerefreshing relief Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #194 Synonyms only Hint & Bold

Silver Threads

Silver threads woven through my hair where once I defied my true agean etching of lines on a weathered face leaving a map of where I’ve been. For a pandemic raging and a cancer in my breast have done their damage and left me-naked, for this disease… Continue Reading “Silver Threads”

Cacophony of Song

I sat on the garden bencheavesdropping on lovebird’s chatterMarveling at their cacophony of songdancing on the airI pondered what their sounds meantand then at once, understood their lamentfor underneath the mesquite treelay a tiny lifeless feathered spirit dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille– What’s That Rustling… Continue Reading “Cacophony of Song”

Bird’s Eye View

From where I sit the world’s crazy no where to turn, future hazy So I’ll rest high in my tree because here at least I’m free I’ll watch golden grasslands sway delight in gazelles at play From where I sit the world’s crazy No… Continue Reading “Bird’s Eye View”

The Feather’s Gift

She gathers feathers and broken blue eggs, discarded treasures from the birds A shadow box of wispy memories are proof that life endures. Author’s Note: Reposting this from last September. It’s been a long week of radiation treatments. I am grateful to have the… Continue Reading “The Feather’s Gift”

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