Tag: Poem

Which Will It Be?

“Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”  ― Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night May your thoughts be pure of heart, Your hands…

#American Sentence Sunday: Cloud Peaks

“Troubled summer sky- cloud peaks rumbling with the heat of monsoon season.”- Linda Lee Lyberg

When Wisteria Boughs Hang Low

We should honor Mother Earth with gratitude; otherwise our spirituality may become hypocritical. –Radhanath Swami When wisteria boughs hang low heavy with the weight of summer, I crawl beneath their canopy to weather these uncertain times. Honeybees murmur a soothing lullabyand my beating heart…

To Travel the Unknown Eternity

How many doors must one pass through on the way to an unknown eternityhow many thresholds must there beto find your freedom and soul’s peaceDo you walk over them with swift brevityor relive each life lesson, never to surcease Do some of the rooms…

#Haiku: Cicada Shell

dried cicada shell molting skin from nymph to winged- colorful rebirth

The Melody of Larks

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”  ― Mary Oliver I’ll not go placidly into the darkWhen my time here on earth comes to an endRather I’ll dance to…

The White Rose

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”  ― Leonard Cohen, Selected Poems, 1956-1968 In the early days of disbelief There arose a confusing cloud of smoke Swirling hot pink within my brain Consuming me with poisonous fumes As I crawled to the edge of…

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