Tag: #dverse poets

The Last Stand

The ancient ones huddled together whispering secrets to one anothersending urgent silent messages through gnarled entwined roots. Man has lost all common civility, through greed and his vapid stupidity quickening our mortality as well as their own and our planet will meet a bitter…

Splashing Respite

When summer’s blistering days creep in Birds scratch into earth seeking a cool place to sleepdisregarding perching in the oppressive shade trees for there’s nary a breeze to stir the leaves. The birdbaths become their favorite sin ~ a splashing respite in scorching sun….

Epitaph for Lovers

And should the treasured words cease to mean anything at allwhat more is there to say for the epitaph is written on the wallfor when true love staggers and flees, the silent treatment beginsas we play over in our tortured minds the other’s mortal…

Waltz of Nature

When the world weighs heavy on this tender heart, I get out in glorious nature and take a walk to feel the warm sun upon my wrinkled face, to marvel at the majesty of graceful trees, swaying in an elegant waltz with the summer…

So I Sleep

“Darkness came, full of moths and beetles. I was oppressed by the velvety emptiness of the word and swathes of soft grass. Then the fumes of the night put me to sleep.”- Laurie Lee Night’s ink spills into my haunted garden while torchlights flicker…

#Haibun: Summer Feeding

From my writing room, I have a view of the front garden. The sun is rising in a pale pink sky and peeks through my window, creating rainbows from the hanging prisms. It is here, in this magical place where I watch the panorama…

Now In These Dark Days

Now in these dark days that follow when death has trod along the pathlaying bare souls, bleeding us hollow leaving behind an anguished wrath We seek solace in this black gloom sharing memories of our friendhis smile could light a darkened room a life…

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