lagan it’s the wreckage on the ocean floor deep down where everything moves in slow meandering ways where nothing exceptional happens where dreams sink through murky water settling comfortably on the soft sand soon to be covered in sea bed muck don’t go there uncertainty falls with the indifference of rain I can’t do it … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: Lagan
Verily, I believe in beauty which is birthed from love and life.
no still waters here waves crashing on craggy rock comfort washed away a day thrown into chaos saltwater tears fall freely The above poem is written in the form of tanka. The tanka form is generally a short poem with the following pattern 5-7-5-7-7. In its purest form, tanka poems are most commonly written as … Continue reading Tanka: Tears
How do you feel about old? Old tells stories Old remembers Old has lived being old is blessed How do you feel about wrinkles? Wrinkles are my story They map my journey They show where I laughed also my heart sorrows How do you feel about death? Life is ephemeral Death is patient Sand in … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: Death is Patient
hot concrete sizzles raindrops attacking the heat a losing battle Hey y'all ...I'm Donna Matthews, one of the new baristas here at the Go Dog Go Cafe! I am honored and excited to be a part of this group of talented and dedicated writers, and I am looking forward to getting to know all of … Continue reading Haiku: Raindrops