The flow of time brings us together In a microscopic moment That lasts for eternity Souls conjoined for a step Explore for a season Search for answers Look with me Spirit Seek Us Meaning Push forward For a moment On the long journey We have only one quest Forever breaking new trails By the river of existence Forever searching for its meaning
This was written for Colleen’s weekly Poetry Challenge. This week the challenge was to use the two words Life and Move, but using only synonyms of those words. I decided to do a double-nonet so I could get that hourglass shape…
Spring Sun light Warming days Still frosty nights I tromp through the woods New growth shoots welcome me The trees are budding, promising life Glowing yellows and baby greens But I spot a flash of burgundy The first rich, Earthy color of the year – Everyone notices those bright flowers Those extroverts of nature stand out Flashy in their new spring wardrobe Glowing in the springtime sun What about the hidden? What flowers are dark? Who speaks of soil Black and rich? Hidden You
This was written for Colleen’s weekly Poetry Challenge. This week we were asked to write on a theme given by Kat. The theme was “Pick a Flower and using one of the syllabic forms we use, tell us why it is special to you.” I chose to use a double etheree. And the flower I chose was the trillium, but that red trillium I see in New Hampshire, not the white ones I grew up with in Ohio. And yes, if you read my coffee post, that photo at the top may be one of the photos I use for my spring coffee shares…
Blinders keep us focused on our “now” Only living for the moment We move mindlessly forward Harm gone unrecognized Impact unnoticed Neglect unseen Greed unchecked Selfish Now Gone Future Sands creep in No going back Relentless changes Damage accumulates Once pure is now decrepit If we could see, could we change it? Or is it too late to turn back time?
This was written for Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge. This week was an Ekphrastic, that is, we needed to create a poem that explores a piece of art. Anita Dawes, who won last month’s Ekphrastic challenge, chose the image at the top, an image by mollyroselee from Pixabay. I chose to do a double nonet.
OK, not so subtle about our environmental impact ;) But Earth Day is almost here!
This is another drawing I recently found. I just colorized it today. Back before refrigeration and shipping from all over the world, people had to make their vegetables last all winter. By March there would be little choice left…