Steadfast I’m Whipped around facing where I had begun grasping for a rail there’s a wolf upon my trail grabbed and turned again not sure where I have spinned troubled are the leaves this wind more than a breeze forward I must go grasp you pull me through like a needle through a thread dustyContinue reading “This Isn’t Kansas #poetry #storms”
I wondered then was I thrown into the pool at two like I threw my dog in to assure she wouldn’t drown eyes bug out at me pleading for a rescue and I knowing my parentage know a bugged out plea would have done little “but she can swim” * so you see it wasContinue reading “Sink or SWIM #poetry”
Tossed by life’s storm pressed against rocks and foam Light my way home The prompt at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem is Lighthouse of Alexandria. The lighthouse is symbolic of many things the light bearer just one among many.
You sit silently water teases bumping against your hull a few more moments rest preparing for a dance with the waves and then like the rooster that crows at dawn, the captain shouts the order: “unleash the mainsail, ready the ropes from mooring raise our standard, let the sun have her glorious moment” colorsContinue reading “At Home on the Sea #sailing #devotion #poetry”
Turbulent we ride it out on high churned up seas tie down the sails in slickers freeze the day had been balmy and blue grey skies forever waves choppy too you take the good I’ll take the bad the stormy days are close at hand as you let loose your sails rememberContinue reading “Sails and Storms #poetry #photography”
vast receptacle silent your blue storms to catch my tears “There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea”. ~Khalil Gibran The prompt for Chevrefeuilles Carpe Diem Shuukan Tears.
I had to stop reflect on blue the water so beautiful like something else I knew a robin’s egg readied for spring blue morpho butterfly perched on a twig I had to stop reflect on water were it spring I would not have bothered the rain had been a soaking downpour in little less than an hourContinue reading “Stopping for the Calm #poetry #photography”
sun rises brightly light swallowing our fears dusk pours in like rain * dusk pours in like rain my forest engulfed in grey leaves hold the rain * leaves hold each drop cloudburst followed by thunder welcome pitter patter photography: Clouds © L. Moon 2013 Thanks to Kristjaan for the Dusk in Rain prompt
As we glide on the sea of life, we rarely see the squall up ahead. Squalls are a greater test for the sailor of life than the sunny weekend sailor’s dreams…
Barren Tethered Left all alone ** * Facing Storms On my own ** Solitary Cold This hull won’t bend *** Brave Stalwart Til the end *** * * Fee’s picture is so rich with words few are required to tell a story. Thanks to Fee Easton for sharing her photography with One Stop Poetry atContinue reading “All Alone #poetry”