Tag: Poetry

Every Feather Falling

“In sorrow we must go, but not in despair. Behold! we are not bound for ever to the circles of the world, and beyond them is more than memory.”  ― J.R.R. Tolkien Every feather falling from a stormy skyanother soul transformsinto a different life No longer… Continue Reading “Every Feather Falling”

#Haibun: New Beginnings

Christmas and New Year’s Day came and went without any raucous festivities. No holiday parties, no Feast of the Seven Fishes, no gluttonous eating or over-imbibing. After over a year of unexpected health issues, taking a breath and awaking each morning are pure joy.… Continue Reading “#Haibun: New Beginnings”

#Haiku: Cold Moon

waning cold moon shinessinking low in morning sky-from the east, sunrise

Bittersweet Thoughts on a Morning Walk

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.”  ― Joanne Harris, Chocolat Through the open window driftsdeep melancholy notesAs an unseen cellist plays a familiar song‘Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah’And all at once I’m struckwith a heartspur so profoundas the scent… Continue Reading “Bittersweet Thoughts on a Morning Walk”

Her Crown

The crown she wore was nothing morethan an illustration of inner self-An ancient garden of floating butterfliesdancing in sundrenched air Where golden legged honeybeesget drunk on riotous wildflowerswoven together in an intricate mazeof stems and petals and leaves dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille #145- Heady… Continue Reading “Her Crown”

A Woman Blessed

“And she was fair as is the rose in May.” –Geoffrey Chaucer Sunshine glows on fair skinLights her face with joy- for though Life has dealt her countless blows She rises above the noise Weathering sunshine or rainShe inherited the strength of a woman… Continue Reading “A Woman Blessed”

Driving to Church

“When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.”  ― Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak At fourteen, you don’t think too much about death;but then there are days it kicks you in the gut. Riding to a church meeting with my best friendher mom… Continue Reading “Driving to Church”

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