Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

welcome to the new age

we muddle through it to greet a new age with love and live life once more Photo credit: me In keeping with Linda's SoCS's dictate to do minimal editing, I wrote this 16 word (17 syllable) haiku on the fly but I think it captures the essence of my (our?) world right now. Peace. And… Continue reading welcome to the new age

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

living love (for The Short of It)

One of my favorite Word Pressers (not sure if that's a legit phrase, but I like it!) has started a new venture called The Short of It. It's a wonderfully generous site where she gathers and publishes short-form prose and poetry.  In her words: My goals are to find those poets and writers who have… Continue reading living love (for The Short of It)

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

memories

sun lit memories of wine stained molten kisses warm the bitter nights as lips once burnt by fire still smolder in the mind’s eye Image Credit: ©2020 Padre Ramblings This wonderful photo sparked memories of hot European days and nights, so thanks to  Colleen's Tanka Tuesday for the photo and to Putting My Feet in the… Continue reading memories

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

looking for love & harmony

to spark devotion    and banish cacophony the birds joined their calls and sang a sweet melody in unity with the trees    Thanks to Colleen's Tanka Tuesday Synonyms Only Challenge Our words for today are “love” and “harmony” and my synonyms are “devotion” and “unity.” 'Twas fun but hard!

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

broken heart

my imprisoned heart consecrated by your love     once whole, now broken This broken shard of pottery embellished with (what looks to me like) hearts immediately brought to mind the end of something—love or perhaps even obsession. All things end. Sometimes that’s not a bad thing. And sometimes it is. Take your pick. Thanks to… Continue reading broken heart

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

he waits

in silence he waits his heart captured by her love faithful till the end It wasn’t my intention to double up prompts for this challenge but both images conjured similar feelings for me. As if they are two warriors on opposite sides of a battle, patiently waiting for that moment when they're released from their… Continue reading he waits