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
engorged buds of red the scent sweet for a moment masking the decay Thanks to dverse poets for the red inspiration. Visit them for details and additional contributions.
I high above the sea the sun bright upon his back the fight has been won II the bright sea beneath one moment of blissful joy still, the fight is done Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration (bright & fight) for this fishy tale.
Hamlet once proclaimed (To keep guilty thoughts at bay) The play’s the thing Social distancing fever? Perhaps. Sorry Will! Thanks to Ronovan Writes! This week we were tasked with using 'play' and 'bay' in a haiku. T'was fun!
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
never fear they said just follow the path they said no defeat they said straight on to glory they said only whispers now (they said) Perhaps it’s my current state of mind, but the photo brought to mind fallen armies and (for you Tolkien fans) barrow-wights so … here we are. Thanks to Sue for… Continue reading they said
As part of Fandango's Flashback Friday, I'm posting this haiku from 2/21/2019 inspired by Sue's Write Photo challenge (photo below). Resolute they wait Imprisoned in time and space Anticipating Today, I'm a little less hopeful, thus an updated reflection ... time’s transformation quiets anticipation as it erodes hope Link to Original Post entitled Anticipation
dreaming a new day the sun rises over still life awakening spring Thanks to Sue for a beautifully calm photo. It lifted my spirits. Check her out for more great offerings and the rules of the game.
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