Growing Dreams and Saving Talents #poetry

The little boy says, he’d like a dollhouse The little girl says, she’d like a Lego set He wants to re-enact the fairytales in his book Rapunzel with a twist A prince calling for her to lay down her hair And rescue him from an evil beast She wants to build an awesome world Unencumbered…

How to love you (A tanka and a Sonnet)

Colleen’s weekly challenge . Lover’s dream Fueled by mysteries Don’t you know What I feel for you How should I love you Sweet like a morning berry dripping with dew Fragrant like cherry blossoms blooming in spring Such love and such desire, you always bring Mamacita, my soul swoons with you in view And my…

Risk and Reward

What do you see #41 image prompt: Hidden Soul Afraid of this world Blending in Watching dreams go by As fear reigns supreme No risk, no reward But in times such as these Caution we must take For while safety is an illusion Care is its contingency So go forth hidden one Explore your cornucopia…

Encounters from Beyond. (A short story)

This is inspired by stories from two awesome people, Saly and Pooja . (click on their names to visit their sites) From the moment I opened my eyes I could feel that day was different Special because it was perfectly normal The sun shone bright but not hot And a cool rosy breeze fanned all…

Artistic Insights #writephoto

Maybe you can show me Maybe then I can know Why my spirit wails Why I feel tired Worn by the trials of this life Why I can’t see the good Without remembering the bad Maybe if you try You can show me who I am Paint me Colour my soul Curve out all emotion…

The Saturday Symphony #4

Hi guys, welcome to the 4th edition of The Saturday Symphony. I’m glad you are all well enough to read this. And I pray you get even better. Here’s a little something to kick us off; Hey there! Yes, you with the eyes How beautiful you are Sitting there, lying down, standing up The way…

Burdens of an angel

Made from beauty Bred for perfection Ahh how exquisite an angel gleams! Resplendent in celestial glamour Changing our perceptions of beauty. See her golden wings Her silver corset Her glistening black leather How flawless she is How burdened to comform Made from love Bred for comfort Ahh, how satiating an angel loves! Is it his…

Lawless love

To fall Blinded Dazed and hypnotised To be caught in love’s bliss To loathe the way you lust And despise the way you long What is your love fate To twinkle like a star Want from afar Or to light Like a candle Intimate and close Will you blaze like a fire Love once and…

Whispering trees #haibun

For Colleen’s weekly challenge . Tell me Redwood Your secrets gathered over centuries The beauty you’ve seen And the sorrows you’ve weathered Can you show me, old willow How long you have loved And how lonely you have been Each leaflet a tale Each branch a lesson Verdant forest glades Filled with eucalyptus dreams Colour…

Forget me not

What do you see #40 The world beyond the veil The veil not many know If ye be spiritual Ye must believe If ye be not Ye need only to feel Do you sense it at times Do you notice Those odd things that happen When what’s even is not given When one does not…