Silent Whispers

Stars in skyOften whisper on slyTelling us silentlyWhat will come by,Dulcet decibelsrustle aroundBlowing winds of change,Ringing loud knellsof tempests to blow,AndINestled in my coccoonDeaf to all the ringing prophesy,Just flow with the Tide,Awaiting with baited breathe,To drown in stormy surf,Sinking to deep depths below,Never to rise


Title: Russian DancersArtist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Date: 1899 via I have written a chōka dance in tapping trancedeathly silence all aroundwaltzing to Fate's rhythmtwirling away Pain's lashesdewy drops recallflaming fires from skies burningland to ashy dusthome and hearth loved now no morewhat they lost is gone for sure Via :

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

I have invented the form Qelegy.It is an elegy of sequence of quatrains.I have used rhyming scheme ABAB with 4,8,8,4 syllables in four lines of each stanza. An Elegy to Peace dark is the nightveiled in misty nebulous glowfaraway stars hide in sheer frightas canons blow fireball in skyroared with incendiary blaststo suck out life… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 4, 2021

The Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “rev" As the cannons roared,Balls of fire revved up,Streaking the dark skies,Tainting my soil red.I wonder,Where the love went?I yearn for those days,When vernal bloom,Thawed the icy facades.When warmth seeped,Infusing life into cloistered cages.A playful gambol,A fragrant melody,It reverberated the land.And now!An eerie silence,A silence of… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 4, 2021


Image Credit: Merril D. Smith selected the image this week. It’s a lithograph and you can read more about it HERE Redemption(Tanka Prose) Today's world has forgotten the spirit of compassion. What motivates us is self interest and an endless avarice to seek more. We forget all those who have loved and nurtured us for we consider… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT


Jules has picked this month's theme as "Discovery". I have attempted a Tanka on the above theme. seeking love each day utopian quest endless selflessly she gave- to be bestowed with deep pain inciting self love sublime Via : Tanka Tuesday