Tag: Poetry

#American Sentence: Morning Moon

“Morning moon shine fading in crystal blue sky — no rain storm clouds in sight.” – Linda Lee Lyberg Author’s Note: This is an American Sentence. The form, invented by Allen Ginsberg, is simply a variation of the haiku. The rules of an American Sentence are… Continue Reading “#American Sentence: Morning Moon”

The opportunists

This is the wandering place I sit contemplating life listening to raucous lovebirds quarreling over seed chartreuse feathers gleaming with their blush peach cheeks feeding tiny young discovering newfound wings while here and there goldfinches jump into the fray Gila woodpeckers come to pound on this aging mesquite searching… Continue Reading “The opportunists”

#haiku: Sturgeon Moon

moonlight on watercasting light on sandy shoresilver sturgeon sleeps Frank J. Tassone Haikai Challenge #150 Sturgeon Moon

#Haibun: 55th Birthday

I’ve always loved my birthday in spite of not having celebrated it as a child. It’s the day I came into this world and came to be. The year I turned 55, I decided to throw myself a themed birthday party- I figured why… Continue Reading “#Haibun: 55th Birthday”

Unbound

“When the owl sings, the night is silent.“- Charles de Leusse Fleeting breeze from feathered wings Kissing my startled faceEmbedding the sight upon my soul, An indelible mark on fair skin  Astounding how a watchful owl Came to me, came to be A welcome companion In the last… Continue Reading “Unbound”

The Rock Remembers

“Geologists have a saying – rocks remember.” -Neil Armstrong What does this rock dream while it sleeps in the sun? Does it recall wooly mammoths that once trod this land can the rock remember its birth and how it came to be Was it… Continue Reading “The Rock Remembers”

#Shadorma: Trees

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse Listen to the silence of treesflourishingwhisperingtheir wisdom if you openyour heart to their voice Rustling, theysing an ancient song-peace and hopeprevails whenman lives… Continue Reading “#Shadorma: Trees”

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