Tag Archives: heart

“you look older”

Written for:  The Twiglets #137 – “you look older” You look older than my Uncle Ted and he’s dead. Who says you look older? Oh, the mirror. As a teen she colored her hair to look older. As an adult … Continue reading

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Closed Chambers

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #404 Words:  walking, soft, song, trials, heart, back, hope, booth, gate, cement, surprise, mercy Trials of the heart deserve mercy. Once a soft song of hope filled the chambers, but strangers left the gate … Continue reading

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heart open

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1578 Amaryllis (modern kigo) “This month we will explore the seasonwords (kigo) for winter. A kigo is a word that indicates the season in which the haiku scene was seen. This month I will try to … Continue reading

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A Quickening

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #64 – Quick!Write something!  (posted by De) Today, I want you to pen a poem of exactly 44 words (not including the title), using some form of the word quick as one of … Continue reading

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heart sounds

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1397 – The Journey Into Your Own Depth (inspired by Rumi) “For this episode I have chosen a wonderful poem by Rumi, but this time the title is not from the poem itself, it is an interpretation … 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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aiming

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “aim” he took aim at his target– her heart https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Ice to Flame

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Micro Poetry ~ Fire and Ice  (posted by Kerry) “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche She is the ice to … Continue reading

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still shadows

Written for:  The Twiglets #53 – “still shadows” my shadow hides in the still shadows of twilight She is still a shadow of her former self. I hold still shadows in my heart The still shadow showed moonshiners in moonlight … Continue reading

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no answers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1304 – The Seventh Gate (Khayyam) “Let me give you the verse for today … it’s again a nice one, but the choice of words sounds magical and mysterious in my opinion.” Up from Earth’s Centre through … Continue reading

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