I have written this poem in response to W3 prompt #47 at skepticskaddish.com, hosted by poet of the week, Punam Sharma. The guidelines are to write a Pantoum on the theme of abandonment. Additional information about a Pantoum and the prompt can be found here. Hope I got it right! Where you and I walkContinue reading “Hand In Hand”
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You are meant to wipe away the tears;Stifle the runny nose;Yet, just thinking of you results in violent sobs.When I hold you in my hands;Your cottony softness reminds me of all that I hold dear;Your delicate embroidery threatening to unravel;Represents all that I have lost.I have treated you unkindly;Tossing you aside in favor of aContinue reading “Treasured Hanky”
What mystery lies beneath the palm frond;and, in the gnarly branches of the tree?I look upon them with expectation;as surely a secret will reveal itself.For the emotion stirred by a simple glimpse,must have deep significance.Can I capture it in a photograph?It appears not.I must just accept the mystery for what it is;relishing my connection withContinue reading “Mysterious Trees”
When Nature Calls
When nature calls;Greet it with a whole heart;Feel its presence;Immerse yourself in its beauty;Understand its power;And remember your essence.
You think I’m strange?Look at you; Obsessing each day;About all that you do.My life’s simple;I go with the flow;My instincts tell me,All I need to know.Give it a try;Just soak up some sun,Wait, what’s all that?Chair, towel and lotion!A cooler of food;Drinks and snacks;A speaker and phone;That’s how you relax?Okay, you do you;We’ll bask byContinue reading “Strange”