I can see the sun rise…

I can see the sun rise, Over the rooftops of my town, But the darkness lingers in the woods behind me, Dripping from broken branches in ways that only darkness could. The peace has long fled my being, I can feel the talons of darkness that grip my heart. The sun warms the waking world,… Continue reading I can see the sun rise…

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 253, #THEMEPROMPT

Eugi, from last month’s challenge, picked the theme for this month.This month’s theme is: Festive  I have written a Seguidilla that began as a popular dance song of Spain. The Seguidilla isstanzaic, written in any number of 2 part septets. (7 lines)7-5-7-5 : 5-7-5 per line. It is rhymed by assonance xaxabxb or xaxabab. x being unrhymed.… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 253, #THEMEPROMPT

Dance in the dark

I can see the moon over the meadow, As you twirl into my arms, We'll dance in the dark, And race the rivers where they run. For you and I fill find a place, Beneath a blanket made of stars, To start afresh. When the dawn is almost upon us, We will find our footsteps… Continue reading Dance in the dark

As winter comes

As cold seeps through, Its icy hands permeating my soul, Turning the warm expanse glacial, The burnished fires lit around, They fail to thaw the frigid fervour, I shiver on wintry,frozen paths, Seeking solace, Cherishing a yearning ardour, A tender touch, To deliquesce the frozen feelings, Letting a gush of sanguine flow, No longer dreading… Continue reading As winter comes

#WritePhoto – Shopping

I have written a Limerick on the the great thrill to shop and it's great therapeutic effect Many a time I go shopping When my emotions need a mopping, Buying something new, All pain I eschew A sublime ecstatic thrill popping. Via : https://wp.me/p1mNOd-1DF

Shadows have remained

You leave pieces of yourself, Scattered everywhere you frequent, And your memories are suspended in time. Every life that you have brushed up against, Lives with an imprint of you, That is trapped in their mind. Time may change you, But your memory forever remains the same. It's like leaving each place, That you have… Continue reading Shadows have remained

An enigma

She loved herself, And the world did not love her for it. Her radiance shone bright, And the world eclipsed her light. She flew so high, And the world clipped her wings. She sang aloud soulful songs, And the world muted the melody. She dreamed to dream, And the world shattered her reverie. She smiled… Continue reading An enigma