Category: Poetry

When the Waters Rise

“Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface.” ― Santosh Kalwar When the waters rise I’ll go sailing To the edge of this world Finding my own little island Somewhere beyond the horizonI’ll swim in…

A Bridge Across the Dis-eased Void

They watch with apathy as the rivers run dry and ancient trees are fallen, depleting earth’s oxygen. When toxic plastics fill the bellies of majestic beasts who wash ashore sickened, bloating and dying. Innocent wild animals hunted to extinction to hang on a trophy…

#Haiku: Firefly

fireflies flickering- grasses sway in summer air heavy with raindrops Frank J. Tassone: Haikai Challenge #142 Firefly (hotaru)

Body Invasion

“Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.’” – Unknown You are not welcome here begone For this is a body of peace and grace There is no place for the likes of youLurking undercover my…

This Body Mine

You will not break methose that came before you triedThe dark man with black eyes‘It’s for your own good’as he raised his deformed handpurple bruised skinhe tried to whip me into submission —for I was not his child the damage he inflictedmore mental than…

#Haiku: Illusion

dawn’s willowy breeze-creating a mysteryillusion of spring Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge: #181 Synonyms only Author’s Note: These past few mornings have been so blissful and cool. A welcome reprieve before the summer heat comes to stay.

rust

“But when oxidation nibbles more slowly – more delicately, like a tortoise – at the world around us, without a flame, we call it rust and we sometimes scarcely notice as it goes about its business consuming everything from hairpins to whole civilizations.”  ― Alan…

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