Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

to become transcendent

rising together yesterday not forgotten but looking ahead   for the hope of tomorrow is to become transcendent Thanks to Colleen and her Tanka Tuesday Theme Prompt. Visit her site for details and great writing. My tanka was inspired by current events as well as the provided theme: A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: … Continue reading to become transcendent

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

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

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

bones of our past

to defy ennui a message in a bottle washed ashore today bearing the bones of our past as starkly bleached harbingers This bleak message was written as a response to the image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay courtesy of the wonderful Colleen's Tanka Tuesday Poetry Photo Challenge. Click for details and other contributions. For some reason, this week's… Continue reading bones of our past