Tag: Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

No Tomorrow

“These violent delights have violent ends And in their triump die, like fire and powder Which, as they kiss, consume” ― William Shakespeare,Romeo and Juliet Living as if there were no tomorrow Feasting on the fatted lamb Supping wine from a crystal cup, Selling our souls like JudasFor… Continue Reading “No Tomorrow”

Soul Whispers

“The soul is silent. If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams.” ~ Louise Glück Soul whispers, speaks to me Plants a seed in my restless dreams Seeking solace in darkest night Tiny pod yearns for healing sun To sprout, blossom and grow… Continue Reading “Soul Whispers”

Tainted Life

“…witches are quite careful about what they say. You can never be sure what the words are going to do when they’re out of earshot.” ~ Terry Pratchett Bitter salt of regret fills my shameful mouth After the hurtful wishes I spat into tense… Continue Reading “Tainted Life”

Under the Canopy of the Fruiting Fig

Under the canopy of the fruiting fig I beckon you to come my sweet Lie with me on a soft cotton throw As we gaze at the baby blue sky Peeking through emerald leaves And free our dreams to wander Among wispy dandelion clouds… Continue Reading “Under the Canopy of the Fruiting Fig”

Come Sit With Me

My dearest love be not dismayed For the healing sun still rises and shines As nature creates miracles each dawning day Of clouds painted with hope on an azure canvas sky Take a walk, feel the refreshing morning breeze Stirring wisps of graying hair… Continue Reading “Come Sit With Me”

#Haiku: Corn Poppy

blush pink corn poppy delicate paper petals kissing spring hello Imaginary Garden with Real Toads: April 2020 Days 16-20 Transforming Fridays with Nature’s Wonders

A Garden of Eden

The garden once a battleground Between her and the southwest desert This Texas girl told nothing will grow In this scorching desolate place But with her strong will she persisted Never giving up on her dream Now today what once thought a silly folly… Continue Reading “A Garden of Eden”

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