Tag: #dverse poets

But a Man

“As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” ― Pablo Neruda He is but a man, an ordinary man, yet~he dares to alight near my moon-glow flesh, and I cannot speak his name, for I have been…

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…

Only a Nick

Only a nick, a tiny scratch a heart broken in two it’s easy to mend all the cracks with a little tape and glue. But this you should know about a paper heart, once it burns, catches fire love dies, leaving nothing but ash….

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: I have been ill and missed the Tuesday Poetics- Art as Inspiration but I loved the art and managed…

#Haibun: Laborious Summer

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables We are coming to the end of a searing and brutal summer. The monotony of the heat is laborious and draining. There are only so many perfect…

Tempestuous Sky

The night air is oppressive as lightning flashes in the skyZeus wreaks havoc tonight, with his angry bolts that strike.As a vicious storm comes roaring across the arid deserthuge raindrops hit, plopping onto dry as dust earth.I close my eyes, breath in forgotten scent…

No Fear

The feline lies supine anywhere he pleases whether it’s on the table where we dine, in the middle of a silky luxurious bed or lofty down pillows where we lay our head. He cares not for any of our house rules nor does he…

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