Tag Archives: sadness

suffering

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday -“compassion”  (posted by Xenia) Children die every night on television. When do you register the fact that this slaughter is real? Is there any hope left in the hearts and minds of … Continue reading

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“a great silence”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1391 – A Great Silence  (Taken from a poem of Rumi’s) birds sing leaves rustle no human sound © Chèvrefeuille   Here is my attempt: sad silence one voice less that makes me smile a good friend is … Continue reading

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A Tanaga

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Tanaga (posted by Marian) For our weekend fussy form challenge, let’s head to the Phillippines and try the TANAGA. the tanaga is similar to haiku and tanka, being a … Continue reading

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closed peonies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1356 The Peony Lantern (Japanese fairy-tale) deep mysteries hidden in the Peonies – secret lover secret lover face behind a bouquet of Peonies – the first step the first step sending Peonies to my love deep mysteries … Continue reading

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Reconnecting to New York City – FYIs

Written for:  Poetic Asides #414 – Write a connection poem. The poem could be about a physical connection, like holding hands or building a bridge across a river. Or it could be about social connections, like at a party or … Continue reading

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Havoc

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “land” storms play havoc destruction and heartbreak on land https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Power Unleashed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Juice (posted by Brendan MacOdrum) For this challenge, write a poem about power in your life and the world. Write about family or creativity or instinct, plugging in or playing … Continue reading

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An Afternoon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Of Muse and Me”  (posted by Sanaa) Paper, pen, ideas.. and suddenly our mind goes blank! There are times when we get so caught up with life that we don’t get enough … Continue reading

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Hopelessness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Out of Standard – Photo Finish For today’s prompt, I am going to provide you with images, and you get to write a poem around them. But This wouldn’t be the out of … Continue reading

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