Tag: Life

Ceres and The Horn of Plenty

Come taste my gifts said Ceres for I have the horn of plenty to savor, Buttery gourds, ripe tomatoes, sweet golden ears of corn All grown from my fertile breast, a profusion of interesting flavors Advertisements

Penance

The tick, tick, ticking clock resounds off the walls of the tiny room, reminding her each second she is alone. It’s always the same, she awakens, moves to the window and sits. Waiting.

Slipping

The scent of earth after a gentle rain Memories washed in shades of autumn’s gold Tempers the black grief, relieves the harsh pain Seasons changing leaves once brilliant yet cold

Drifting Time

Time, so precious here and now in the winter of my life as I ponder what I’ve done and what I’ll leave behind

Grey Sky Rain

Today is overcast with sporadic rain showers. I wished for rain on my birthday and here it is. Unusual for Arizona. While running an errand, I look up into the slate sky and I see them. Flying above the neighborhood community whose cruel nickname…

Love’s Wall

Her heart once laid among the ruins of a crumbling wall broken shards from promises made but never kept but then he came along, and she with relief… wept

The Shape of Aging

Her clay, cool and smooth her body voluptuous and round shapely goddess watching over as my soul soars unbound she takes me places in my heart I’ve never been before asking me to sail with her along uncharted shores

Under The Plum Tree: Vita Brevis

Good Morning Everyone- I am thrilled to announce that my poem Under The Plum Tree has been published in today’s online issue of Vita Brevis the Modern Poetry Magazine.

Soul

a hat to cover the body of our master withered pampas leaves                           Shinshi (haigo of Takarai Kikaku) 

Writing in Prisms

  Sun dogs and moon bows Crystal Prisms and rainbows Relieved of any constrictions Lay their colors upon my soul While I, within creative throes Of writing with utter conviction

In The Dreaming Hours

In the dreaming hours juxtaposed between keeping watch on the ticking clock and

The Color of Hope

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. “- Pedro Calderon de la Barca What color

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