To the One Who Opens the door The Door And the Gate Keeper And, to the One who walks through - Sulis Sarasvati - there is a point a moment in time and space focused and singular where change is noticed here all things are possible here we know and we don't know collectively agitated … Continue reading adore this?
An eloquent write from Brendan at Real Toads provides us with a prompt entitled Home. Please red his soulful introduction below before moving on to my poem. As one who moved around a lot in his earlier decades, the eventual finding, making and sustaining a place I call home has resulted in the most productive … Continue reading Hiraeth
Tonight we are hosted by Lillian for Poetics at dVerse When I was young, we made an annual summer outing to Riverview Park in Chicago, Illinois. 74 acres of fun founded in 1904 that finally closed down in 1967. It was called an amusement park and was always crowded with families, thrill seekers, scout troop … Continue reading tra la la
img source Fireblossom Friday at Real Toads, with a prompt to look beyond the obvious. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ She stands before me as so many times before she has done and my heart it weeps if I could describe her to you I would but i fear cliche i do not dare drape words on her perfect … Continue reading veiled
Img source Narcissus by Caravaggio Over at dVerse this evening Bjorn is hosting and asking us "to write poetry that creates drama by focusing on the contrast between opposites, between light and dark, between good and evil. There is some connections to the technique of antithesis I have written about before, but here you have … Continue reading narcissus
Photograph by Me The challenge tonight put forward by Kim at dVerse poetics is "to write a poem about a city at night, using the photograph as a starting point. You can write about your own city, one you have visited or lived in previously, a city you would love to go to or just … Continue reading City at night
img source It's the Quadrille #21 prompt at dVerse tonight courtesy of Mish. She says, "I would like to offer you the word “breath” or “breathe” for this week’s Q44. You can use other variations on the word, such as breathless, breathtaking, breathable or get creative with word-play. Your quadrille does not need to be about … Continue reading Breath