Tag Archives: Truth

On Being a Tree

That little bird is not a bird, but a fully grown woman, who often sat quietly dreaming of whatever she might become. Remembers a time in past when she called herself “a sister to trees, and a maker of stones.” … Continue reading

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Bloom of Knowing

NaPoWriMo 2019 – Day 22 Bloom of Knowing Begins in darkness deep beneath surface of light and nurture. Must fight not to be lost, swallowed whole totally forgotten. Needs liquid of life and its ongoing strife to build strength for … Continue reading

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The Gift

  A Pelican feather, lying in grass at my feet. Immediately look up, as if that bird might be circling still mourning its loss. Snatch it up, careful for its fragility. Hug myself, it is a gift given freely, meant … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge

For Creativity Challenge Day 37: Path http://1sojournal.wordpress.com Cutting Edge Life is a journey down innumerable highways, with even more tangents. Sometimes ending in cul-de-sacs, where footsteps become hollow impossible echoes that can’t be followed. Long ago, I chose to follow … Continue reading

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In Defense of Myth

For Creativity Challenge 8: Defend http://1sojournal.wordpress.com In Defense of Myth History is a story sometimes wrapped round myth and legend. But, all too often, myth holds a shiny gem of truth at its center. Like the folk-tale from a long … Continue reading

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Living Truth

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: Wordle #186 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ shine, mud, fervor, birds, thorns, owl, night, crossroads, crocus, rose, thread, suicide Living Truth Old truth can become tarnished with mud through age and ritual. Become owl perched in a tree at … Continue reading

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Not Your Routine Poet

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: Wordle #147 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ gather, grasp, gutsy, routine, stream, body, flow, invisible, pluck, list, ring, type And for Poets United: Poetry Pantry #188 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/   Not Your Routine Poet Owns a rather gutsy type of … Continue reading

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Distillation of Truth

For Poets United Verse First Poetry Prompt: Truth http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Distillation of Truth When I was in my teens someone told me I had a gift for written words. I dismissed that missive. Thirties were spent playing hide and seek with … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

For Margo Roby’s Tuedsay Tryouts: It’s The Truth http://margoroby.wordpress.com/2012/09/18/its-the-truth-tuesday-tryouts/#comments and We Write Poems Prompt #123: Poem Leftovers http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/ Leap of Faith Once saw a doe try to jump eight foot chain link fence. Metal bent at impact, screeching in rage … Continue reading

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In One Flashing Moment

for The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #64 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ In One Flashing Moment The are some who deliberately choose to be ignorant, spurning any truth that would subtract from facts they themselves have re-arranged, envisioned. Folding events like common housewives fold just-washed … Continue reading

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