Poems

To be a Spartan…

    Take sure flight from slick-tight veneer Stand naked in the wild Welcome shelter, from what is together alone       ********************************************************************************** Written for B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Didactic Poem.   The didactic poem carries a lesson of some sort. As it is characterised by its content, it is thus not restricted by… Continue reading To be a Spartan…

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Poems

I Was Made

    - For my Nona I remain seemingly alone, unassuming, on a fringe lush and tender. Day-by-day cars whizz me by; as strangers we remain. The world of smiles and laughter, youthful chatter, bouncing life - like Eagles flying, unstoppable, dynamic - and life passes me by. Children take hold of my branches bare,… Continue reading I Was Made

Poems

The Colour of Adversity

    juicy sap bleeds, cries manipulation maims, yet violence slays death - hollow walls’ seduction falls away ‘fore the face of life   ********************************************************************************** Written for Heeding Haiku With HA: Random Words. The challenge is to write a haiku/tanka using three random words. Many thanks to my three friends who provided me with a… Continue reading The Colour of Adversity

Poems

Belonging

  no strings attached yet sought for incessantly - home is everywhere   ***************************************************************************  Written for Heeding Haiku with HA: Write/Right Now! The challenge was to write a Haiku/Tanka commemorating the few moments of these days of your life. If you'd like to participate, just follow the link 🙂

Poems

Looming Change

    I sea-snow, pushing against borders, craving to break free,  melting into liquid sweet; contained yet not confined, beyond boundaries defined.  Sitting alone settled, like an island, spying birds take aflight, I envy sun’s light; sailing, embracing matter, twisting-and-turning a dusk-like dance, refracting through the surface of the bound-less sea.  All of nature moves,… Continue reading Looming Change