Lonely But Not Alone #haiku #reflection

broken by cold world’s storm tears fragile promise fragrant offering called hope Are you finding yourself alone in this mixed up world of CoVid 19? Worries swirl about your head for yourself, family, the world. “This is my comfort in my affliction, For your word has given me life.” ~Psalm 119:50 Hang on to theContinue reading “Lonely But Not Alone #haiku #reflection”

The Coming Storm #poetry #storm #dorian

The clock it is a ticking which way am I to run storm front at my doorstep where did it come from Fear can be my master give way to its despair I tremble in the closet devastation is so near cling to strength and promise your shield will be there the storm may beContinue reading “The Coming Storm #poetry #storm #dorian”

Driving Force #photography #haiku

time and storms erode watercress flows in peace my footsteps gone The Daily Post Photography Challenge this week is Forces of Nature. I heard on the news that the place where I took the beach photograph was destroyed (4 days later) when a storm took out the dunes.

Reverse Thunder #devotion

  I hear thunder in the distance rolling onward like the waves gaining power it surges  forward and like a child I am afraid flash and pounding ever stronger seconds now and it will hit dark the clouds and growing closer blowing fragile tree to bits it has stopped and hovers o’er me a distinct voice ofContinue reading “Reverse Thunder #devotion”

Stormy Seas #poetry #haiku

the rough sea flowing toward Sado Isle the River of Heaven © Basho (1644-1694) vessel seems so small moon taunts the vast rolling sea playing with match sticks * holding true to course stars our trustworthy guides nefarious clouds We celebrate a month with Carpe Diem and 2nd Anniversary. Today’s prompt Rough Seas

Lost Treasure #poetry #photography

where did you leave your treasure I asked of stormy sky the tide is quick receding it will retreat and hide where did you hide the treasure beneath a shell or brook I cannot deep go wading or wet will be my book where did you leave my treasure I look into moon’s eye  a blushingContinue reading “Lost Treasure #poetry #photography”

Day’s End #photography #poetry

  Rain drops collide with mid afternoon heat thunder’s timpani roll  in loud rumbles the conductor excitedly increases the tempo light flashes as the cymbals strike leaves clap their hands trees bow in deference the moon’s light brightens the sky nature hushes waiting for a silvery banquet fire flies approach the dance floor spinning theirContinue reading “Day’s End #photography #poetry”

Caught in the Storm #haiku #photography #poem

end of the day’s walk thunder warns of storm’s promise no short-cut *** The prompt for Chevrefeuillle’s Carpe Diem is Short- Cut inspired by this haiku by Buson: chikamichi ya mizu fumi wataru satsukiame on the shortcut path, stepping through water to cross the meadow in the summer rains. I wrote another poetic offering for theContinue reading “Caught in the Storm #haiku #photography #poem”

Siren’s Sonnet #atozchallenge #poetry

  The Siren’s Sonnet  Siren’s captives cast upon the wind lovers never to dry their eyes too young, they never realize  stormy reefs eager do they send ballast relegate to ocean’s end hearts we miss that never lie  commend them we to deepest night eternal tears cannot offend * sing ye not this misery’s song maidensContinue reading “Siren’s Sonnet #atozchallenge #poetry”

For Ineza #crimea #poetry #ukraine

Ineza you are now 14 somewhere between child and woman we wished for you better things brilliant you were so young so close to being lost in life’s storm the answers were so hard at six he in prison she buried with her Vodka you grasped at the life-giving prism so close to being lostContinue reading “For Ineza #crimea #poetry #ukraine”

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