the gossamer threads unwound like a bodice unlaced or a shell cracked or a brittle paper torn skin so delicate that the lightest touch along the curvature of the neck more whispered than felt like a warm spring breeze created such a tremor within the old garment was undone it couldn’t resist the fluttering what … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY, Gossamer Threads, a poem by Tanya
I’m not as beautiful my shape destroyed my color ordinary a dangerous thought, she thought who was she to complain or compare or even concern herself her tiny orange and yellow blooms while not roses fed caterpillars while not azaleas sheltered cocoons while not hibiscus bred butterflies in these thoughts she remembered all her glorious … Continue reading Milkweed, By Donna Matthews
By Charles Robert Lindholm Poetry = Butterflies made with words Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come Visit My Archives!!
By Charles Robert Lindholm Poetry = Butterflies Drying New Wings Copyright © 2018 Charles Robert Lindholm - All Rights Reserved
By Charles Robert Lindholm Watching Butterflies Drying Their Wings In The Sun As Flight Approaches Copyright © 2018 Charles Robert Lindholm - All Rights Reserved
We got a good vibe going in the café last week with the question, Are you a Poet? , and I was amazed and loved reading the poetic responses. This week I am going to try and keep the vibe going by taking things a step further back and asking, “What is Poetry? I posed … Continue reading What is Poetry?