Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

love in the time of covid-19

as the world transforms two minds and two hearts connect synchronicity Thanks to Colleen. This week's challenge required a poem using synonyms only for the word prompts of transition and harmony so I substituted in transforms and synchronicity. Head over to her page for details and some great writing.

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the sea calls us home

Guided by the moon The undying sail the sea West to Valinor Image credit- Pixabay-Thommas Thanks to Sadje for Keeping It Alive  When I saw this picture (for her What Do You See challenge), the end of the Lord of the Rings saga immediately popped into my head. So here is my (with apologies to J.R.R.… Continue reading the sea calls us home

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

best part of waking up …

finishing the grind as the kettle starts to sing practice makes perfect In honor of NaPoWriMo, this haiku is an ode to one of life’s small pleasures. For me it’s making our morning coffee. I love the whole process from grinding the beans to pushing the plunger on our French press. It’s an art and… Continue reading best part of waking up …

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

one phone to rule them …

The cord stretching tight “Shut up David it’s my turn” Giggles and whispers Beep! Call waiting (no don’t go) Crying, as he said goodbye   Today at NaPoWriMo our prompt asks us to move backwards in time away from such modern contrivances as podcasts and write a poem that features forgotten technology. This immediately brought… Continue reading one phone to rule them …

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

day dreaming delay: a tanka for our times

day dreaming delay mind caught in an endless loop where thoughts are stolen by fluctuating follies echoing atrocities This (thinly veiled comment on my mind's status today) contribution to Colleen's Tanka Tuesday  challenge  (synonyms only-dreaming and thought subbed in for fancy and idea) was helped along by Putting My Feet in the Dirt's wonderful phrase prompt:… Continue reading day dreaming delay: a tanka for our times