Exciting News! Just Released- Arizona's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology

Good Morning All- I am thrilled to announce that one of my poems has been accepted and published in Arizona’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology. Click on the book cover to order, and if you order through this link, I get a small commission for any books you buy from Z Publishing House. For those … Continue reading Exciting News! Just Released- Arizona's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology

Copper Burnished Autumn

“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over and soon, they’ll rot and die returning to mother earth, Kissing fresh air good-byeuntil they meet again, On fresh … Continue reading Copper Burnished Autumn

THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg- The Stars are Prisoners in Your Eyes

For the stars they are prisoners in your eyesWhile luscious lips hold me captiveOur dancing shadows in gold candlelightIn your warm arms, I am enraptured.While luscious lips hold me captiveAnd that which I give to sacrificeIn your warm arms I am enrapturedGladly paying the ultimate price.And that which I give to sacrificeAll worldly treasures that I … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg- The Stars are Prisoners in Your Eyes

THROWBACK FRIDAY – Linda Lee Lyberg – Kindness is the Soft Trod Footsteps

Kindness is the soft trod footsteps through wildflowersthe song of grey mockingbird singing the brilliant sun awake while the rest of the world sleepsIt is the planting of greensand all colorful hues of the rainbow  when spring comes to provide a home and food for butterflies, birds, and beesIt is the reverence for every living thinga respect if you will, … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY – Linda Lee Lyberg – Kindness is the Soft Trod Footsteps

THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg- Waiting for the Roses

Rio Sambas Here, in this place, this haphazard garden, is peace. The lavender spills into the path, breaking free of its boundaries. The bright orange Mexican sunflowers with their golden pom-pom centers, are blooming even now in late November. Bees hover around the milkweed, gathering pollen for their nutrient rich honey. We are watching a … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY- Linda Lee Lyberg- Waiting for the Roses