Tag Archives: Poets United

Half Lotus

Half Lotus Everyday I sit in this huge leather chair, legs crossed in yoga style called a ‘half-lotus’ pose. Started as a child when short stature didn’t allow feet to rest firmly on the floor. Causing discomfort when I’d rise … Continue reading

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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

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13 Ways I See My Dragon

For Poets United: Mid-Week Motif – finding the extraordinary in the ordinary http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ 13 Ways I See My Dragon Call her Heth, short for Marananthaheth which, in her language, means nurturer. She tells me that all Dragon names end in … Continue reading

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Beware: Undertow

For Poets United: Mid-Week Motif – Ocean http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Beware: Undertow Subconscious is an ocean teeming with unknown life as it laps at conscious mind. Stealing grains of sand at its shoreline, slowly redefining its dimensions. Washing away what was while … Continue reading

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Brief Life Span

For Poets United: Mid-Week Motif – Flower http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Brief Life Span Stood by watching you bloom delicate petals slowly unfolding from tightly curled bud of your fragile in-most being. Sunlight loved blue of your eyes when laughter fell like soft … Continue reading

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Zugzwang

For Poets United: Mid-week Motif – tricycles, bicycles, unicycles http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Zugzwang Supposed to write about bicycles. All that comes to mind is you. One of the first poems you’d ever written. Brought it to me so uncertain. All about first … Continue reading

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Giving Birth

For Poets United: Mid-Week Motif – Giving Birth http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Giving Birth Have given birth to four children. Two of them like me, two of them don’t. Have given birth to hundreds of poems. Some of them I like, others I … Continue reading

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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

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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

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April PAD Challenge: Day 23

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #296 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com split, strip, row, key, lethal, deck, hollow, thrum, court, stay, fight, glass For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #108 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ soft, blind, peacetime, moons, candy, bastards, lilting, maidens, rots, buggers, seldom, midnight For Poets United: … Continue reading

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