La Luna #poetry #photography #alone #symbolism

clothed in shimmering white
She dances and sways
to a starry ritornelle
a gaze over her shoulder
catches her reflection
beams at  radiant beauty
delight as she changes with the tide

enshrouded in the cover of darkness
surrounded by empty silence
cold shivers fill the night
No audience to marvel “how lovely”
sheet music ruffles on vacant stands
alone in the loneliest of places

The Cosmos

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Moondustwriter celebrates 10 years of  blogging on Word Press. This is an archived poem from the first month (with some minor changes). Poetry is cathartic and I hope anyone who needs to blow off steam finds the outlet in writing.

As this posts, I will be in Africa doing what I love – teaching the children I write for. 10 years ago this was only a dream now this is an amazing reality.

Thank you Word Press for giving artists, writers, poets a place for venting, a place to fly…

To those of you who have encouraged me to not give up (you know who you are) I’m sending a bouquet of Thank Yous!!!

Water #poetry #drought #Uganda

one blue cup each

flows easily through her hands

dry river beds

laughter’s pure reflection

sing song they learn A B Cs

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so young to be old

internal Acholi’s strength

Nile clouds my vision

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If I share a handful of their giggles, would you share a handful of precious water?

This week’s  Word Press photo challenge is Reflections

and Reflections at Weekly Tanka Prompt

Gravity #photography #haiku

 

 

Fallen leaves

death unpreventable

gravity’s rose

The Word Press DP Photo Challenge is Weight (less) – “Show us the effects of gravity.”. Whether it is a physical pull or an emotional drain, gravity is always heavy.

Signs to the left of me… #photography

(… Here I am -Stuck in the middle with you)

“I’m with him, ” the alien says

“and who are you with?” he asks

“The joker just behind – you!”

For some reason the song “Stuck in the Middle with You” (clowns to the left of me jokers to the right…) bashed against my temple with the WP Daily Post Photography Challenge prompt: Signs

 

weekly-photo-challenge-inside #photography #haiku

roaming with my home

life’s at a snail’s pace

 room inside for 1

This week’s weekly photo challenge: Inside

Looking inside the work of these photographers brings a smile:

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside « Leya
  2. Weekly Photo Challenge – Floating Inside My Mind | Isadora Art and Photography
  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE | MAGGIE’S BLOG
  4. Inside Harmony | A Journey Called Life …
  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | paintedwords
  6. 3-14-14 Getting Inside The Weekly Photo Challenge | The Quotidian Hudson
  7. Weekly Photo Challenge : The Inside of Things / Bagian Dalam | bambangpriantono
  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | 2812 photography
  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Spacious Interior | puncta lucis
  10. Inside, Outside, Inside | Mary J Melange
  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Witrian’s Photofolio
  12. Weekly Photo Challenge – Inside | Different Isn’t Wrong, It’s Just Different
  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Edge of the Forest
  14. Inside view | marsowords
  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE OUT | V A S T L Y C U R I O U S
  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | mommyneurotic
  17. Locked – Forever and ever!
  18. weekly photo challenge: inside | Del’s other stuff…
  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Geophilia Photography
  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Memory Catcher
  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Ruth E Hendricks Photography
  22. WPC: Inside | dadirridreaming
  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE | Captured By Kylie Photography
  24. Hamster babies in a shoebox (Daily Prompt: Inside) | Photo0pal Photography
  25. Inside uShaka | de Wets Wild
  26. inside the light at the end of the tunnel | memoirs of an unremarkable man
  27. Photo Challenge- Inside | eat less sugar you’re sweet enough
  28. AT HOME – INWARD AND INSIDE | SERENDIPITY
  29. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (I’m Done With Winter) | Laughing Through Life
  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside a Basin | littlegirlstory
  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | WorldwideFriends
  32. Flying inside the lines | See Diving
  33. Weekly Photo Challenge : Inside | An Evolving Scientist
  34. From Inside the Boston Elevated in San Francisco (Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside) | The San Francisco Scene–Seen!
  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Retired2Travel
  36. Weekly Photo Challenge – Inside – Boil, Boil, Toil and ……..pasta! |
  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Nola Roots, Texas Heart
  38. Logos Compilation | Crazy Art
  39. Uninvited Dinner Guest | Holoholo Girls
  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Shoot ‘N Go
  41. weekly photo challenge: inside | bob’s wife
  42. Inside: Who Does it Better than Cats?
  43. WPC: Inside | blueberriejournal
  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (Ireland under a Rainbow) | What’s (in) the picture?
  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Travel-Stained
  46. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | tagnoue
  47. From Within | Weekly Photo Challenge | Focal Breeze
  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | thereviewparent
  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | f-stop fantasy
  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Indira’s Blog
  51. Weekly Photography Challenge: Inside « Minute Moments
  52. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Life Confusions
  53. Inside | Eye of Lynx
  54. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Wright Outta Nowhere
  55. Weekly Photo Challenge: “Inside” – Inside the Marcipan Museum in Szentendre, Hungary | My Notebook
  56. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Bark Time = everything and nothing
  57. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (Hole in a Hedge) | What’s (in) the picture?
  58. Inside- Weekly Photo Challenge | The Rider
  59. Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE | girltuesday speaks
  60. Unusual Things You Find Inside a Garden | TRAVEL WORDS
  61. wEEKLY pHOTO cHALLENGE | iNSIDE | the TEMENOS JOURNAL
  62. Eye don’t think so… | thoughtsofrkh
  63. Inside Salisbury Cathedral | Eyes to Heart
  64. Weekly Photo Challenge – Inside | The River Mom
  65. INSIDE an ancient bronze-age village | Ellen Gregory
  66. View from Inside | Colline’s Blog
  67. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | From My Horizon
  68. The Blog Farm | Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside
  69. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Mia Musings
  70. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | imagination
  71. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (the Jewelry Box) | Ana Linden
  72. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (II) | Uncle Spike’s Adventures
  73. Trapped inside | Thin spiral notebook
  74. Thinking Inside The Box | Musings of a Soul Eclectic
  75. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | The Approximate Yogi
  76. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside ~ The Ocean | In Da Campo
  77. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside ~ Corridor reloaded | Aylin’s Wonderland
  78. Come peek inside.. Weekly Photo Challenge | Patchwork Ponderings
  79. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | YSalma
  80. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Today, on Earth
  81. inside | yi-ching lin photography
  82. Weekly Photo Challenge: inside | Jottings and Writings
  83. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Life Happens
  84. Puppy In a Pestel | Lillie-Put
  85. Inside Flowers – A WordPress Photo Challenge! | Life in the Foothills
  86. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Pat and Al’s Adventure Continues…
  87. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Northwest Frame of Mind
  88. What & Where — Inside? | Exploratorius
  89. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Foto Challenge
  90. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Discovering Ranch Life ~ Photography
  91. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Across the Bored
  92. Weekly Photo Challenge: “Inside” the Ocean | SABAS LOG
  93. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | belgradestreets
  94. Inside outside | Words ‘n Pics…
  95. Looking Inside……..(wp weekly photo challenge) | Daily Observations
  96. Beauty inside (weekly photo challenge – inside) | Tales of a slightly stressed Mother!
  97. Inside: Weekly Photo Challenge | Destino
  98. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Lipgloss and a Backpack
  99. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside | Momus News
  100. WPC – Inside | FOTO PROSA & CRAZY ART