yesterday’s memories grasped at forever’s horizon it’s amazing what six words can do. Check out My Random Ramblings and this is the Saturday Six Word Story (6WSP) Prompt “Forever”. where six words tell powerful stories.
innocent conversation macabre aftertaste drinks later?
My pen drips fresh ink formulas for miles words in proper sync imagine children’s smiles I dip the point drawings lighten the load sheep “baa” pigs “oink” new merges with old words pour upon pad ideas in a storm can’t hold what I have I run out of proper form my pen drips ink tooContinue reading “Doing… And Loving It #amwriting #science #art #children #photography #Uganda”
one blue cup each flows easily through her hands dry river beds laughter’s pure reflection sing song they learn A B Cs * so young to be old internal Acholi’s strength Nile clouds my vision * If I share a handful of their giggles, would you share a handful of precious water? This week’s WordContinue reading “Water #poetry #drought #Uganda”
I can’t count your stripes or see through the trees white and black patterns are camouflage it seems There were no zebras on safari in Uganda. The ranger told us the herds in that part of the country had contracted disease but fortunately the zebras in other regions are alive and well. Funny thing IContinue reading “Zebra #atozchallenge #Uganda”
this once content reed, flails wind seeks to rip from mooring torrent twists at peace dusk to dawn, I wrestle hot tears silent fall gash displaces scars sewn shut * But light is on the horizon before ink sets dry warm breeze blanket will heal soft rain cleases wounds faith holds this vessel steadfast hope will makeContinue reading “Bruised… #poetry #photography”
Beckoned to the mystery something I might dread there has to be something behind the hallway of my head my finger shudders, lingers on THE button slowly now once I press it “Open” “Close” may not be allowed my hand makes the decision reason swirls with dismay one thing I can tell you I’ll never be the sameContinue reading “Behind the Elevator #poetry #photography”
I circled her fresh face with my fingertips ruby red were her luscious lips spring her blossom ever green awaken not from this dream summer harsh it takes the glow dew’s gone, nothing will grow our love languish in her eyes robbing heat I ever despise colors change, bouquet of woe her faded lips her time I knowContinue reading “Bouquet for Her #poetry #photography”
Sky tears fall like buckets observing from a glass tower lightening tests the glass while thunder reverberates trembling people look for assurance there is none as the walls tumble What do you when it’s raining buckets? A to Z bloggers to enjoy: Jen Chandler was Here The Tin Trunk Orange Marmelade Press (CT) Home ofContinue reading “Sky Tears #atozchallenge “T””
Deeply rooted spring soil welcomes new life sodden past * sun smiles knowingly discarded tiger lilies age-old struggle * old life removed nature taunts failure can’t dig away pain This set of haiku shared with A to Z Challenge for the letter R as well as Poets United Mid week Motif – this week’s promptContinue reading “Roots #atozchallenge #poetry”