Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

swirling hope

as the colors swirl we contemplate the morrow upwelling with hope Photo credit to Ian Dooley-Unsplash Trying the positivity thing again! Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenging haiku words: morrow and surge. (I subbed in upwelling for surge.) And thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for a truly hopeful photo inspiration.

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

bliss

somewhere far from now we’ll wake to dance again blissfully alive  Day Two: Once again, choosing to look for hope in the midst of everything. We'll see how long this lasts! Thanks to Fandango's WOTD Challenge (somewhere) and Sadje's What Do You See Challenge for the inspiration. Photo credit to Joel Valve- Unsplash.

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Monday’s Child

dawn shines her first light and Monday’s child, fair of face, casts her eyes downward Obviously my little haiku owes a thanks to the unknown writer of this 19th century children’s poem: Monday's child is fair of face Tuesday's child is full of grace Wednesday's child is full of woe Thursday's child has far to… Continue reading Monday’s Child

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

I Will Not Cower

I will not cower from the fragments of my mind To feel is to live   Image credit; Kellepics- Pixabay I'm feeling (and thinking) all kinds of things this week. End of the world? (Hope not.) End of TRump? (Yes please!) Do I have enough tp? (Are you kiddin' me with that question!) Will my… Continue reading I Will Not Cower

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

footsteps

footsteps in the sand brief pages of perfection in the book of life  (Image credit; Akshay Premjith- Pixabay) Thanks to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the great prompt phrase (pages of perfection) and to Sadie for Keeping it Alive and for the great photo! Visit their sites for more writing and the rules of the… Continue reading footsteps

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

he waits

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