Poems

Tanaga

If man does not simplify his life, he will end up tormenting himself. - Elder Paisios

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Poems

The Humility of Not Knowing

  Clouds pass by unnoticed A gentle breeze strokes fine golden stalks   The sun rises and it falls The same day comes and then it goes   And all is at peace within...   That which is not is a drop in the ocean of that which is; For there are many gifts   And the… Continue reading The Humility of Not Knowing

Poems

Unnamed

    mute earth forgotten man broken, pillaged, consumed - await miracle   rain drops creative sunshine oblige corruption to life     ********************************************************************************** Inspired by Heeding Haiku With HA: To Consider Soil Beneath Our Feet.    

Poems

Like the Earth

Lying amongst paper-thin leaves in resignation he heaves a sigh  longed-for yon all time - the lowly rests, melts the rime   **********************************************************************************   Written for Amreen’s PTWWW ‘Be Inspired’ Weekly Writing challenge #19 which was to write a Tanaga (a type of Filipino poem, consisting of four lines with seven syllables each with the… Continue reading Like the Earth

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Minor Opus

I made you smile today and I don’t know how it was I raised your ashen voice above the wings you bear, dear eyes, for centuries cold like sad-stone waiting for expulsion from nothing into something e’er new this time, as one, we stood ********************************************************************************************************************************************** Written for Amreen’s Be Inspired Weekly Writing Challenge #16 which… Continue reading Minor Opus