The Old and The New ~ Memories and a Promise...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A newer (for myself) poetry form, though it is an old one..:) With photo

(I entered this on a poetry contest forum, but did not win. However, I did receive queries from other published poets who wanted to start a book of Ekphrasis poems and asked if I wanted to join them. It was an interesting idea and flattering, of course, but I only collaborate with one poet.)... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Now Always

My relation, my kind, my love you surge and flow constant in my blood and deepest mind sight of emotion swimming, breathing circling above and beyond this plane so I cannot forget who we are: Joy rises full through every second of silence and song. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


The being within separates easily and often during hours awake and asleep and is a concentrate of ageless keep. Swimming deep in emotion, thought, corporeal entity performs by rote loading dishwashers, driving, walking, eating, sowing, reaping upon a repetitive knowing. I wrote this poem whilst... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

For the gifts

Be they kind or cruel, loving or cool one truth about mothers is spread before my coal fired eyes: Sitting on my swing, scented brewed warmth filling my hands and awakening whys listening to morning light trill flight. Trees gowned in blossoms of hope stand and sway constant, above and beneath my... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 6, 2016

A new (for me) poetry form!

Called a boomerang - I thought I wrote one, but then on rereading the instructions, haha, I see that it is not. But still fun to try. The method is described at end of poem, for anyone who's interested. THEN) Conceived romantic, once aware for the wars I made bouquets, tiny blue hydrangea panicles,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Insomnia play..:)

Trying to get all writerly - caution, dreaming while awake here..:) okay, this is my first attempt at a poetry style called tanka. I shaped it around some earlier thoughts about how 3 major things in life seem to give us early hints about their existence or arrivals - passing, true love and the... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Life Shape (Family Around)

Rainy, fuzzy days in my area have fit my mood; everybody around me seems to have out-sized troubles, including moi, wars rage on unstoppable, on and on...but while staring out my patio door, I noticed the tender green spring newness of bud and pods of the oak and maple and the flowering pearly pear... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 24, 2016


No matter anguish and cries of the moment, true love pulsates uninterrupted through the echo chambers of eternity's rise. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Gold (written for a dear friend whose soul mate has passed)

A Crown of sorrow, hath been bestowed for thy immortal stepped into a realm waiting for the morrow (though thine arrival mayhap be mortal years from moment of wedded revival.) Memories embedded of his smiles are diamonds, as are tears of thee thy heartbreak is a ruby, released unto crimson... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Future (have you ever thought about what, where, who you hope to be

when you leave this realm?) I wish to become a guardian angel for any and all who need love and comfort - a savior from mortal slips night or day, if the soul involved wishes intervention - fill mine plate, I shall not waste away. Or mayhap I will be a diamond sparkle of joy on a triangle of a... Sign in to see full entry.

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