We are aked to write a post, using the theme of isolation, for Reena's Exploration Challenge #126. Here is mine: Isolation feels like safety to my hurting heart. I just need to escape the inhumanity of others. I stay nestled in my home, away from everyone, From the harmful words they use, I take cover.... Continue Reading →
Pain in the right hip. Can't ape a funky monkey! Sitting still today! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Petry Prompt Challenge #296: hip and ape (funky and monkey).
Alex Stoddard New neighbors bought a tiny house Of less than five hundred square feet. I warned them that nothing that small Could all of their needs and wants meet. They chose not to listen to my wisdom, Constructing it with quite a loud hubbub. But, when they finished and needed a bath, They found... Continue Reading →
Cheery Trees in Bloom in Japan from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Cotton candy boughs! Beauty of nature displayed. Spectacular view! Written for Heeding Haiku in Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The theme is cherry trees in bloom.
We cloth our religion in temples With walls that keep us away From ones we think of as sinners Who don't deserve our time of day. But what if we pulled down walls, Worshiping God in the open air. Then we could love on everyone, And we'd find God with us there. God calls on... Continue Reading →
Grandchildren bring us such joy, As we give them so many toys, We give them free rein, And we don't disdain Their complaints. We enjoy. Written for the Saturday Mix Lucky Dip from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie, a poem called a clogyrnach, a Welsh type of poetry. I though I would try it. Clogyrnach Besides being another... Continue Reading →
I think of traveling to exotic places, Where there are soothing streams of water. They can be big cities or small islands, As long as they are beyond our border. A plane streaking through cumulus clouds Brings me such anticipation to be there, To walk the promenades beside the sea, As though I had nary... Continue Reading →
I looked through the glass in the window, Watching the beautiful robin alight. The leaf swayed under its weight, And everything in life just felt right! Nature was doing its wondrous thing, And we all must do our part. Let's help the birds remain, By taking climate change to heart. Written for the Three Things... Continue Reading →
Jackie couldn't be said to have any hubris, She was too timid to take up for herself. Her big sister, Janie, tended to fight for her, So she would give Janie most of her wealth. One day, Janie decided it was past the time That Jackie learned to face her troubles. So, with a nudge... Continue Reading →