Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the day after you left (a tanka)

to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny’s reflection     brightens the murky waters Image by Michael Bußmann from Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning’s piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge: the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the night before you left (a tanka)

did we dance that night or only stroll ‘cross the bridge as the stars grew bright our path illuminated but our destiny unknown  Image Credit: Lucas Albuquerque Thanks for the inspiration to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and visit the day after you left for this story's follow up!   

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

tomorrow calls (a haiku)

as tomorrow calls no longer under his spell a heart returns home Welcome back to Sue's Write Photo Challenge Thanks for the photo inspiration and word (return) Glad you're feeling better. Plus thanks to Linda's JusJoJan Challenge for the perfect word (spell) to finish my mood.

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

defying destiny (a tanka)

seeking to avoid an unchosen destiny she slips through the gap like a whisper in the night a bounded servant no more I love cemeteries. A recent visit to the historic Oaklawn Cemetery in Tampa inspired thoughts about escaping an unwanted destiny; whether that fate is death or something else is up to the reader… Continue reading defying destiny (a tanka)

Flash Fiction, Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

quixotic musings

Am I a dreamer? Still full of hope as I yearn.       Or am I a clown? Yes, says the face in the glass with your destiny foretold.   Image courtesy of Forgottenx at DeviantArt I’m not sure that this piece fits perfectly into any of the challenges that inspired me today. So apologies if… Continue reading quixotic musings