Tag: Poetry

Reflections on a Spring Day

I wander out in stark wilderness where goldenrod kisses a sailor blue sky and chartreuse leaves of pink buttercups sway in a contrary March wind spreading pungent lemony pollen tempting even recalcitrant bees I lie down amidst this chaos of life buzzing and blooming all around menostalgic for my ardent… Continue Reading “Reflections on a Spring Day”

A Life Well Lived

I remember the faded sky colorof washed-soft chambrayas if it were only yesterdayand though it was only an old shirt,laundered and spun dry too many timescollar and cuffs frayed, threadbare at the seamsweathered and time worn, it still had a placefor every tear and… Continue Reading “A Life Well Lived”

#Haibun: Osozakura (late bloom)

In our youth we are invincible; we don’t see time as ephemeral moments. Rather, summer feels like forever as we bask in hot sun and dance in pale moonlight with nary a thought of tomorrow. Yet, before we know it we turn around and… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Osozakura (late bloom)”

Is This How It Ends?

“Life moves very fast. It rushes from Heaven to Hell in a matter of seconds.”  ― Paulo Coelho Is this how it ends- This ripping away of wings leaving naught but two scrawny plumes and no way to soar?  Alone in the desert, left; a forgotten soulthrown… Continue Reading “Is This How It Ends?”

Will-O’-Wisp

In fading grey twilight cool and crisp before night’s orchestra comes alivethere in marshland floats a will -o’- wispand swamp creatures run from the ghostly surprise When night’s melodic orchestra comes alivegreat horned owls hunt for skittering preyswamp creatures run from the ghostly surpriseas gnarled… Continue Reading “Will-O’-Wisp”

Haiku: Spring Color

tricolor daisyblooming floral parasol-shading wildflowers

Not Man or Beast

Let love be the knot of silk that bindsOur two hearts, entwined as oneAnd not man or beastOr disease or grief will untieDelicate threads of hopes and dreamsWhere our souls abide, side by sideNo matter wind or tides dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille #124

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