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

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #291 Charm&Harm

tides charm away storms, as you surf the sea of life, steering away harm. Via: https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/03/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-291-charmharm/

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 257 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

The Crystal Ball is a charming painting from John William Waterhouse which features a plethora of influences from Renaissance architecture to British Pre-Raphaelites like Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. ~ via John William Waterhouse I have attempted a Tanka she stared into pastto find a future unknownspell cast to turn Fates-defeated,she just danced intrance to… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 257 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

Shadows

You leave pieces of yourself, Scattered everywhere you frequent. And your memories are suspended in time. Lives that you have brushed up against, Now live with an imprint of you, Firmly trapped in their mind. Time may change you, But your memory not. You leave the steps in the sands of time, And you come… Continue reading Shadows

As Life turns

When life turns, It shows you the way, Paths untread, Now familiar, What was, Now no more. Milestones by the side, Whizzing by. And you move on, Lands blurring by, People in transit, And you, You just move on. A utopian quest, Seeking a cache bountiful, Finding a cloistered niche, Just to rest in solace!… Continue reading As Life turns

SADDLE UP SALOON; COLLEEN’S DOUBLE ENNEAD CHALLENGE NO. 4

I have chosen the Fates as my theme and used the rhyme scheme Spanish Quintain (Quintilla) of A-A-B-B-A Fates On life’s chequered board the dice cast records, To give what is preordained in game of life, Fates let loose endless strife, Turmoil overlords. Not known what stars foretell bid dreams a farewell, You want to… Continue reading SADDLE UP SALOON; COLLEEN’S DOUBLE ENNEAD CHALLENGE NO. 4