Tag Archives: Poetry Pantry

Bonfire Lights

Bonfire Lights Sparks fly upward dance in darkness for one moment. Then drift downward on evening breeze becoming only ash to be swept aside. But in that one moment they burn with desire to be one with their distant sisters … Continue reading

Posted in Bonfire Lights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Weather, or Not

Weather, Or Not Neither game nor superstition, January is a shady train taken in hopes of some mysterious list of sane gravity, somewhere in a balmy future. Chickens need not apply, especially any who might hope for some grain of … Continue reading

Posted in Weather or Not | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Monkey-Business In Moonlight

Monkey-Business In Moonlight Air is stung with blows from swords strapped on with relish. Clangs merge with strident song of iron that rings across and over field stubble, or against hard stone of filled silo. One can only wonder at … Continue reading

Posted in Monkey-Business In Moonlight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

In Present Moments

For The Sunday Whirl – Whirl #323 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ and Poets United: Poetry Pantry #376 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ In Present Moments No longer limber enough to walk shoreline. Sigh at my inability to toss a pebble into cold morning mist, or hear the … Continue reading

Posted in In Present Moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Caught: a Haibun

For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #116 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ running, again, knee, father, girl, bends, way, legs, angel, where, smiling, thank For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #304 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ whistle, touch, wheel, word, gnaws, ring, prints, apart, broken, echo, thread, fall And Poets United: … Continue reading

Posted in Caught: a Haibun | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Milkweed Ancestors

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #298  https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ born, radiates rings, snapped, rain, cave, limb, spirits, thin, origins, stories, ash For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #110 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ tiny, old, flare, gaze, month, clover, thick, milkweed, drifts, melt, parch, perishes For Poets United: … Continue reading

Posted in Milkweed Ancestors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

April PAD Challenge: Final Day

For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #109 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ mingle, woven, rope, daughter, splash, burning, daffodils, calendar, jays, branch, yours, first For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #297 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ spiral, saints, run, life, list, lace, settle, sum, prayer, itch, sing, chip Poets United: Poetry … Continue reading

Posted in April PAD Challenge: Final Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments