Granules of Truth #poetry #photography

marriage

pen scratches agaisnt grit

drop of blood caresses

sand paper roughness

of your words

turning like a corkscrew

 my mind in confusion

used to talk straight lines

 your eyes would sparkle

my hands are empty

the missing link on your wrist

blood coagulates

my pen seeks softer media

 

 

 

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Nostalgia #poetry #beaches #photography

beach shadow

memories of feet caressing sand

beaches and piers, a quest

chasing shore birds

digging for treasure

building castles in shared dreams

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sand collapses

sun shines too bright in my eyes

you walk with another

The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning ‘return home’ and algia ‘longing’. However neither poetry nor politics birthed the term, rather it came from ‘medicine’. In the seventeenth century nostalgia was considered as a curable disease, like a common cold.

Nostalgia is a longing for a Place as well as for a Time.

Sharing with Poets United – the theme this week Nostalgia.

 

 

Walk in the Sand #haiku

For this week’s  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu “back in time” episode we are prompted to write a new haiku or tanka  with the beginning lines:

“with bare feet”

And here is the haiku, inspired on a quote by Khalil Gibran, from Kristjaan:

with bare feet
dancing on Mother Earth’s grounds
wind plays with my hair

© Chèvrefeuille

sandy path 4

with bare feet

distant squeals of ocean play

mesmerised by sand

~ MDW

Sand’s Prisoner #art #atozchallenge

sand sculpture

shoeless I emerge from the deep

sand clings to every crease

a giant among men

my story they don’t believe

Gulliver I am not

but I understand his plight

casting me in bronze

will eliminate all flight

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The Awakening is a fantastic sculpture by artist Seward Johnson at the National Harbor in Maryland.

Have you ever been buried under the sand?

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