Tag: Poetry

In the Early Light of Dawn

“You fling it open for the first time/ but I’m gone” -M Kahf Wall Though now gone from your tender sight if you look for me in early light of dawn when colors are afire in a painted skyand birds are greeting the coming mornyou will see… Continue Reading “In the Early Light of Dawn”

Light a Fire For Us

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Khalil Gibran You’ve gone ahead to show us the waywhen our time on earth’s doneSo light a… Continue Reading “Light a Fire For Us”

Today the Sun Refused to Shine

“Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.”  – Erica Jong… Continue Reading “Today the Sun Refused to Shine”

Goodbye Sweet Soul

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”  ― Will Rogers No clicking of tiny paws across tiled floorNo happy licks greeting us upon our returnFor his darling soul has grown wings, taken flightOur sweet… Continue Reading “Goodbye Sweet Soul”

#Haiku: First Sun

silent rising sunpeeking through opaque clouds-shimmering first light Frank J. Tassone Haikai Challenge #172 first sun

African Daisies

Sown by gentle hands we lay in wait for nourishing winter rains sheltered from errant winds in the shadows of stalwart stones We are but simple african daisieswanting only to grow tall and strongspreading our joyful riotous bloomsto banish winter’s muted grey tones Once we flower, vivid… Continue Reading “African Daisies”

A Heavenly Place

This is not a garden bench It’s an inspiring art project built with our handsusing your skill and our vivid imaginationsmade of aging corbels rescued from an old house It’s doors with glass and painted antique knobsleading to hidden realms if we say magical… Continue Reading “A Heavenly Place”

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