Poems

At First Breath

  ants playfully work tree branches lie still short nights awaking lively leaps and bounds of joy fawns nuzzling 'gainst the sunshine ************************************************************************************************************* Written for Heeding Haiku With HA: A Change in Season and Yourself. As I am in the Southern Hemisphere, my tanka is set in late spring to early summer. I also find that… Continue reading At First Breath

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Poems

Those Times

  We basil and thyme to each other wave motions up-and-down   By currents tied as the sun-shine hugs us warm   Here we sit basil and thyme happy to be   Sailing...   ******************************************************************************* Inspired by the story Now I remember why, by Stuart M. Perkins. The times that I have enjoyed the most… Continue reading Those Times

Poems

Night-Traveller

  open tomb the sea a fading star walks the night - justifying the path as is the darkness, so the light formed in secret, set alight   *************************************************************************************************************   Written for Heeding Haiku With HA: Drop your haiku somewhere! This week we were asked to write a haiku/tanka and leave it in a random place… Continue reading Night-Traveller

Poems

Remembering Footsteps

The grass soft and prickly, running along train tracks. Soaring on two wheels, falling through the cracks. Sunlight peaks through leaves, piercing outer shells. Delightful squeals of laughter, spontaneous tales of old. Muted dusk the day after, quiet soles fall on the porch. Snuggle into bed, tucked tight;sweet dreams my child, sleep well, goodnight. cries the… Continue reading Remembering Footsteps

Poems

Friendship

Passing through black waves wash over tugging clinging to garments outer Yet sunny days, I see faces bright and sweet harbour bringers of joy confidantes in matters small the substance of moments - and the waves take my garments with them as I remain behind.   ********************************************************************************** Written for Photo Challenge #29 “Passing Through”.  This week… Continue reading Friendship