Tag: Poem

Rare Gift From The Rain

Every cloud has a silver lining.- English Proverb Pushing up through water logged earth, Long emerald leaves bowing from The ponderous weight of heavy rain Tender shoots absorb precious water, Creating buds that soon will bloomFilling the weary water-starved gardenWith a delightful miraculous sightOf delicate painted pink beauties  As… Continue Reading “Rare Gift From The Rain”

Life Path: No.1

“Tonight started innocently enough. Most terrible things do, right?”  ― Suzanne Hayes, I’ll Be Seeing You Left to disintegrate and fade away, a reminder of her youthwhen innocence was torn asunder in one surreptitious actA swift path to dutiful adulthood way before her timeA child raising… Continue Reading “Life Path: No.1”

Buck Moon

walking along my shadow beside me watching the moon- Sodo Yamaguchi (1642-1716) Dusk falls as I’m dreaming, walkingthrough my wild verdurous garden alongan unkempt path where lavender grows free, myfeet releasing its heavenly scent while my shadowambles along the leaf strewn ground besidethe grey… Continue Reading “Buck Moon”

In-Between Moments of Love

“I want To do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.”  ― Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair Scent of white jasmine on a moonlit nightin-between moments of love A nightingale singing in blue twilightin-between moments of love Cicadas calling… Continue Reading “In-Between Moments of Love”

Gone to Seed

“I shivered in those solitudes when I heard the voice of the salt in the desert.”  ― Pablo Neruda Hot dry winds and scorching sun beating hardy wildflowers downOnly stalwart dandelions and a few stray blooms survive in this searing summer heat~ And as another stormy season of… Continue Reading “Gone to Seed”

Safest Haven

With every gust of windbutterfly changes itsplace on the willow. -Matsuo Bashō (1644 – 1694) Lightning brightens a fiery crimson sky withrolling black thunder shaking everyleafy tree with fury as a wayward gustblows tinder dried leaves in a swirl ofdusty biting air as a rampant… Continue Reading “Safest Haven”

#Haibun: Death of a Rose

It’s been a troublesome summer; not only for my garden but for myself as well. Last month, I had a hysterectomy which proved to be the most painful surgery I have ever endured. And to make matters worse, I have been unable to tend… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Death of a Rose”

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