Tag: Poetry

Dying in Sunshine

Two blush pink poppies in a sea of vibrant strangers-Pale papery petals fading, dying in morning sun Author’s Note: Over at the Garden today, Toni is hosting and has asked us to Write a two line poem in which you convey some startling image,… Continue Reading “Dying in Sunshine”

Raking the Zen

“When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tzu  Raking the lines in the zen flowing with soft grains of sandthoughts come in and go tides of turquoise oceanebbing and flowing as a cool morning zephyrstirs tubular chimes into… Continue Reading “Raking the Zen”

Slipping Into Darkness

“Dispute not with her: she is lunatic.” ― William Shakespeare, Richard III Rose on thorny stempoisoned gift from himThe Cad!Wretched soul is heI beg, let me bestruck sadWithin my dark roomcold and eery tombquite mad Yet the fragrance staysfor days after daysdrippingInto the black nightsmorning comes in… Continue Reading “Slipping Into Darkness”

In Dreams of Trees

“Trees indeed have hearts.”― Henry David Thoreau Does a tree dream in vivid colors as it sleeps in the cloistered forestwith fertile earth on gnarled roots while it sways in the promising breeze. And as it views the kaleidoscope world from every trembling greening leafdoes… Continue Reading “In Dreams of Trees”

Nest Building

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”- William Shakespeare Here amidst the thorny arms, a Curve Billed Thrasher builds a nesting homea complicated blend of sticks and twigs nestled deep in a green cactus fortresswhere the female will brood and rest on… Continue Reading “Nest Building”

Lamentations for the Dead

Here in a stark grey-weld dawna conspiracy of blue-black ravens hovering in trees, mourning, keeningSending the gruesome dead creatures crawling back to their ancient gravesuntil the next up-raisingwhen tulle white day gives wayanew to an ebony silk night. In the radiant morning sun soul-less… Continue Reading “Lamentations for the Dead”

Rise of Spring

Rising from the fertile earth planted heirloom seeds kiss the world hello with their brilliant green Basking in the warm sun, tiny sprouts they are but soon they will be big and fat golden crookneck squash withmassive leaves and tender blooms to eat dVerse… Continue Reading “Rise of Spring”

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