Tag Archives: Grief

Proof of Endurance

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #242, Motivation:  Endurance “Overcome adversity to win against all odds” Possessing endurance always comes as a surprise to me. You see, I never thought I would need it. Tests of endurance include: living a … Continue reading

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Invisible Shadows

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #223 – “And I Quote” – Installment #4 “Write either a sunshine poem or a shadow poem. Or light. Or dark. Either definition of each is acceptable, as in gradations of luminescence or lighthearted … Continue reading

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When Reality is Abhorrent

Written for:  Poetic  Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 “For today’s prompt, take a line from a poem written earlier this month, make that the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Quote an entire … Continue reading

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Lightening

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #367 Words:  whistle, grief, live, peace, chill, fly, trunk, beside, gather, sting, remember, touch Flying beside me a grief-stricken whistler. I know the sting, I recall the touch. Gathered a trunkful of memories to … Continue reading

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Loving Pets

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  No-Ko-Me (tree buds) (posted by Victoria) “One of the most promising signs of a soon-to-be spring is the appearance of tiny buds on the trees. In Japanese the word pending is implied … Continue reading

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Hurting Heart

Written for:  Poetic Asides #424 – Write a sick poem. One school shooting after another Each time new horror sickens my heart when I see their faces–father, mother. One school shooting after another Anxiety for our safety hovers, pall shrouds … Continue reading

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After The Storm

Written for:  The Twiglets #38 – “return to drizzle” In the aftermath of a crying storm of grief, life returns to a drizzle. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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A Friend Grieves

Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: Poetry sharing A friend grieves for a loss-a lone leaf of a fully blossomed maple at onset of Autumn. A friend grieves- one tear in a pool overflowing with salted waters of sorrow. … Continue reading

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