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
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)
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
elated i lay under a star near the sea as hate drifts away Channeling hopeful thoughts. Thanks to Ronovan Writes and Putting My Feet in the Dirt for their inspiration.
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!
too damaged to care her smile hiding heartbreak charming to the end Thanks to Ronovan Writes. Our words of inspiration this week are charm and harm (for which I substituted damage). Visit the site for more great writing and the rules of the game.
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
Thanks to Freya for choosing another one of my haiku for her 'disintegrate' themed session. It's an honor. Please visit Pure Haiku to read it as well as many other wonderful choices.
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
Her, barely breathing And him, heart barely beating Become them, barely Thanks for the great inspiration Word of the Day Challenge