Tag Archives: Thoughts

Deep In Thought

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United – Weekly Scribblings #18  (posted by Magaly) Write poetry or prose inspired by Pandemic Street Art from around the world. In contemplation. Two figures take different stances. Buddha prays to rise above all material … Continue reading

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The Need To Flee

Written for:  Poetic Asides #521 – Write an unsettled poem. Rapid heartbeats urge me to flee which cannot be. Stomach churns. At night–heartburn. I take deep breaths, think of what others are going through. Never think that it’s only you.   … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – DAY 13 Write a purpose poem. We forever ask, why am I here? Ponder it some, then feel a tear begin to fall. You do not know, yet you fear. Maybe … Continue reading

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Special Bond

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #286 – Connection “It’s surreal that we speak of connection while we are practicing “social distancing” due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), but our solidarity will pull us through. Stay safe, stay strong and take … Continue reading

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I Gather Misery

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – The Walls Have Eyes “Write from the point of view of a portrait on the wall.” Some of you stare intently at my image while others gently tip-toe by. It’s that … Continue reading

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Purity of Stillness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Like Starry Blossoms On A New Firmament in July”  (posted by Sanaa) “Stillness. There are so many ways to describe it. Something that stretches itself to the most distant mountain-top, where footsteps … Continue reading

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Thinking of Souls

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #407 Words:  messy, magic, exist, mantra, talk, way, vulnerable, struggle, soul, stories, lean, courage If the soul exists does it speak in mantras, or not talk in a recognizable way? I wonder if a … Continue reading

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Solo

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Solitude  (posted by Sumana) Solitude is an essential human need to replenish the soul. It does clear the weary mind of the clutter and gives élan to your existence. No wonder poets and artists often … Continue reading

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Thought of My Parents (no doubt)

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 Write a teenage poem. They insist that you are their Enemy, opposing every word you utter, Except when they need money. Funny how angry voices Negotiate in softer, … Continue reading

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Between

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Haibun Monday – “Transitions”  (guest host:  Merrill) “For this Haibun Monday, I want you to write about change, but specifically, I’d like you to write about a transitional time in your life. It could be … Continue reading

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