Tag Archives: Thoughts

Persistance

Written for: Friday Writings #15 – “After” Another When you write a poem heavily influenced by another poem you always acknowledge it with the word ‘after’ and the original poet’s name. One also sometimes sees, ‘After Reading [name of a … Continue reading

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Solving Time

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge “Urge is the prompt this week. While it is not necessary to use the word in your creation, you should capture the essence.” I could clean, I could cook, check my … Continue reading

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Tilted World

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #491 Words: untethered, speak, plan, future, text, play, world, travelers, fresh, divide, hurt, clothes The untethered world has tumbling travelers in tattered clothing playing with their future. Fresh turns stale like rock-hard donuts left uncovered. … Continue reading

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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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