Tag: #dverse poets

Mother Earth

I’ve walked this familiar street before Where silence reigns and the only companions My dog and the melodic singing of the mockingbird My feet tread lightly here, for there is nothing to fearAs I pause to watch a swallowtail floatingOn this glorious morning’s zephyr…

Scarlet Flax

April dawns with scattered clouds Obscuring the daybreak sun March’s roaring lion lingers on In brisk breezy morning air I find myself pondering What this new spring will bringFor I am a fool who believes In the beauty of small things And today among…

#Haibun: Fishing

I will never forget that day for it is one of my fondest memories with my mom. I had driven up to the ranch the night before with the intent of going fishing with her. We awoke before dawn, and drove down to the…

What If?

“Barn’s burnt down, now I can see the moon.”- Mizuta Masahide As each day brings more death and we find ourselves In the midst of this voracious disease, I can’t help but wonder what put us in this place One theory is a bat…

#Quadrille: Natural Magic

I awoke before dawn today because I wanted to see The exquisite magical sun coming up in the far east As our closest star rose up into a brush-stroked sky A brilliant sheen illuminated low drifting clouds In tangerine shades surrounding a golden eye…

The Music Upon My Tongue

I stare in silence, not uttering a wordWhile rain drops fall with my every breathI become the melody of the sandpiper bird But for me there is no sweeter song sungAnd a peaceful sigh escapes from my lipsAs I savor the lilting music upon…

The Story

Looking back, I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended, because all things beautiful never last.There were the years when he wrapped his arms around my heart to keep me safe from the world but now, it’s all gone….

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