Tag: Poem

Slip Away

“There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night’s.”  ― Ed Gorman, Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool Golden light of dusk fading grayas daylight’s candle snuffeddrifting smoky clouds lingera sense of peace surroundsthis sacred primitive scene. And in this memory… Continue Reading “Slip Away”

#Shadorma: Riot of Color

“The earth laughs in flowers.”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Majesticgrape petuniasblossomingamong brightred geranium flowersriot of color

Of Liquid Memories and Tears

“They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.”  ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha Though the water is crystal cleartiny bubbles distort the viewa lifetime remembered in blueof… Continue Reading “Of Liquid Memories and Tears”

#Shadorma: Thanksgiving Prayer

Priceless giftAn abundant lifeTable filledBountifulSplendor on an autumn dayGratitude prayer Author’s Note: Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

Casting Shadows: 2020

Cypress bows in autumn rainBearing weight as if in painCasting shade on what remainsFurious dark storm unrestrainedAs limbs of trees lay broken, felled. Thunderclouds gather, striking fearRoosted birds take wing, disappearSensing the change in atmosphereAs a once calm wind heaves and swells. Author’s Note:… Continue Reading “Casting Shadows: 2020”

#Tanka: Oak Tree

footprints of time agemy ancient wrinkled body-under the oak treeacorns fall into dead leavescome spring, bursting forth with life dVerse Poets Pub: MTB Jisei (Japanese Death Poems)

Into Limpid Pools of Tranquility

“The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.”  ― Osho, Courage: The… Continue Reading “Into Limpid Pools of Tranquility”

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