Freedom Cancelled #poetry #alzheimers

rose bud bloom decided on its own colour catching random raindrops she danced each spring a calla lily ivory  water cup opens like a scroll makes my heart sing dry dusty petals always winter a ballerina once no longer remembering **** a swan song the seasons changed her dance robbed of her wings  

Worthy #atozchallenge #writers

the lack of a smile in her eyes told me she too young to hide that radiant glow  too much tarnish to buff away butterflies and girls should fly free you are worthy this you should know go with nature dance, sing, Play! Too often young people are made to feel they aren’t good enough. What […]

Frozen Spring #haiku #spring

  Spring dreams ballerina water dance frozen in motion  En pointe hydrangea surrounds the stage ballerina’s spray This poem for Poetry Pantry at Poet’s United was written in the heart of winter. The ballerina in these haiku awaits the opening of spring’s curtain. I am so grateful to Poet’s United for the interview about the poetry […]

Dance with the Windmill #haiku #poetry

wind teases paddles dizzy is the windmill dance child’s dress billows * Don Quixote a windmill joust giggle in the breeze There is something fanciful about the windmill as it plays with the wind. The prompt at Carpe Diem is Windmills. I Wanted to share that submissions are now open for the project for the […]

Your Poem on the Wind #poetry #loss #photography

Finger traces words pages escape in the wind poetry never dies * I clasp the memories near to my heart those warm days and you and I chasing shore birds we dance in the sea-foam our laughter joins with the sea’s chorus “come frolic with us in waves of eternity just beyond the sun” A […]

What’s Beneath the Shot #photography #haiku

brokeh thoughts bay water’s sun dance food is scarce   Today’s Daily Post photo challenge is the Rule of Thirds. Shooting in thirds adds a symbolic quality to the composition. I hope your imagination can soak in the relationship in each of these shots.

Dusk’s Dance #poetry #haiku #sea #photography

this road– no one goes down it autumn’s end ~Basho And here I meet him – Dusk eyes linger on the last flames burning off cities in the distance he offers his hand “will you dance?” “yes, but I must rise soon.” for a few stolen moments we dance as the day fades to away   last of […]

No End to the Moon Dance #haiku #moon

  kono tsuki o imachi nemachi to yubi o ori should this moon be waited for by sitting or lying down …? I calculate with my fingers – Sujyu Takano (1) by moonlit waters memories caress the shore blue moon dance * casting a pebble blue waters ripple outward smile reflection   Prompt at Chevrefeuille’s […]

First Light #poetry #photography #sundaydevotion

Beneath the first light I raise my heart in supplication lift me up Oh Lord off my trembling knees life’s burdens can keep me down * Beneath the first light I raise my eyes to meet the sun reflections of grace dance on the hillside I am beckoned to dance nature comes alive * Beneath the first […]

Welcome Summer #poetry #photography #solstice

  How long you have hidden averted your face the cold winter presence no longer a trace you hoped for the sunshine dreamed of the day fling back the shutters blow kisses and play finger the dew drops on velvety skin beauty is open a light from within fear not the darkness revel in today […]

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