Tag: Poetry

Summer Song

Sweet wild vine flowers blossom fragrant poetry in the airby the river murmuring a beautiful summer songwandering breeze rustles between green grass tendrils. Here, beneath the dusk of sun and coming of strawberry moonI meander in peace and harmony as fireflies twinkle in the…

#Troiku: Moonlit Night

The wild geese take flightrush of wind and feathered wingsgraceful flying V low along the railroad tracka rabbit skittersfrom the owl’s shadow in the moonlit nightforest floor teeming with life birds roost in tall pines It is Troiku Month at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai:…

This Body Mine

You will not break methose that came before you triedThe dark man with black eyes‘It’s for your own good’as he raised his deformed handpurple bruised skinhe tried to whip me into submission —for I was not his child the damage he inflictedmore mental than…

#Troiku: Spiderweb

spiderweb anchoredvibrating in morning breezea captive insect to a tree, a bush, the grounddelicate silk strandsshimmer in the rain centered spiral shinesgolden sun illuminatesintricate design Author’s Note: It is Troiku Month at Carpe Diem. The haiku given to work with is: Spiderweb anchoredTo a…

A Bridge Across the Dis-eased Void

They watch with apathy as the rivers run dry and ancient trees are fallen, depleting earth’s oxygen. When toxic plastics fill the bellies of majestic beasts who wash ashore sickened, bloating and dying. Innocent wild animals hunted to extinction to hang on a trophy…

The Farmer’s Market

When I was a young child, my mother would take me to the Farmer’s Market with her in Houston. I always looked forward to those trips, because I saw things that amazed me. Whole cow heads staring at me from meat cases. a pile…

Melting Pot of LOVE

Creation-peace as the canvason which topaint a freshnew beginning of hope andjoy for all mankind Devour thelush watercolorsa landscapea landslideof unconditional loveflooding the planet Bright rainbowslove is love is lovefor othersfor brothersfor sisters in all colorsmelting pot of LOVE. Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #131

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