Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

red is the color of passion

yearning for passion  pouting petals come alive lips red with desire  Photo is of "Red Canna" by Georgia O'Keeffe After yesterday's dark contribution (red decay) I thought I'd offer a slightly less depressing piece. Visit dVerse Poets for details about their Seeing Red Challenge and to read other great pieces. Thanks to Putting My Feet in the… Continue reading red is the color of passion

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Desires: Lost or Found

Enflamed and engorged    My heart beats a bloody red Echoing desires For the delights of lost nights Or the release of found days This Tanka was inspired by two separate challenges. First, I love the phrase “echoing desires,” which was our challenge phrase from Putting My Feet in the Dirt. Secondly, Reena’s challenge to… Continue reading Desires: Lost or Found

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Heart’s Desire

When all fear is lost And your passion reigns as queen The desired heart wins   This little piece was inspired by the fabulous photo provided by The Haunted Wordsmith It made me think: What was she thinking as she looked over her shoulder? Was she considering what her life could be or could have been… Continue reading Heart’s Desire