Tag: Poetry

#Shadorma Sunday: Blow Wind Blow

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Blow wind blow Mighty gusts fanning Flames of Hope And Kindness Spreading through this diseased land Resurgence of LOVE Colleen’s Weekly…

Mystifying Bella

“Perhaps he does not want to be friends with you until he knows what you are like. With owls, it is never easy-come-easy-go.”  ― T.H. White, The Sword in the Stone She flew-One early mornMystifying BellaResting in shade after huntingAll night She gazed-Into my soulNo more…

Warrior

  She fought the gorgeous storm   with all her delicate strength   Spent and tired, at last she fell   giving in to the mighty wind.   Though her wings were fragile yet strong   she waged the battle but had little chance…

Will You Find Me?

My aging hands hold this ancient soil crusted spade, wood handle now faded, once painted bright yellow so you could find it in the sea of resplendent greenery and dappled shade You gripped it Mother, with the same graceful hands that comforted me as…

Deep in the Heart of Paris

“He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime.”  ― Victor Hugo I’ll never forget our tiny bedroom Deep in the heart of ParisA cloud bed filled with pillows of down…

#Haibun: Introspection

There is more than one path to a soul’s door. Sometimes the door opens inward, and we search within ourselves to find the keys to life. Others open outward where we seek our answers from God, nature, a blue moon, the hot sun, or…

Things That Die Alone

Alone- Whales beached on a sandy shoreSea turtles caught in nets, no way to escapePolar bears starving, wasting awayRodents imploding from fatal poisonHawks and owls doomed for ingesting themDandelions withering from chemical herbicidesHoneybees dying from lethal insecticidesEarth tainted from leaching pesticidesHumanity amidst Corona’s genocideWe…

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