A Gift of Life #nonet #poetry

Listen to the melody of life perverse in all its beauty It quivers within souls vibrating in essence a music of fate played by us Decisions to be made Life to be your design Listen; compose your tune, your song Let life bless and bestow withhold and deny its will Surrender, don’t fight, manoeuvre Play…

Our Journey #poetry #prose

what do you see photo prompt by Sadje Silence. A dead silence that speaks, and whispers of dread and dismay We knew there’d be dark days on our journey but not like this; this we did not see, did not foretell Yet here we are, rowing through a carvenous doom threatened by stalactites-and-mites sharp and…

Romance and Nature #sonnet #haiku

Auspicious weather comforting or turbulent still brings together Beneath the sky amidst the wild, love blooms The free wind sings of her and her desires Cold gusts draw her in while all around lust looms Warm breeze inflames her need, ignites deep fires The sun of day and moon of night alight Their greed for…

Time will tell #tanka

freeverserevolution writing prompt; the puzzle of life guaged by fated ticks and tocks unsolved mystery some crave some dread its passing each outcome for each choice deserved

A tale of discovery #etheree

what do you see photo prompt Too long in shadow, too used, devoted clang to the black caress of darkness sheltered in its inky slipstream overcast by wilds and forests on a highway of doom quite glad to be sad… light stabs through slicing beam saving help rescue unsought kindling hope showing a path a…

Courage #haiku #poetry

Unexplored romance remnants of love left behind discovered but lost Salacious desires obscured within realms of lust moistened by passion The She, meant to be searching for port on his coast for beach amongst rock Her furnace of love forlorn on his icy shores left unrecognised Her whispers linger Her embers carry memory His chance…

Duplicity of love #poetry

Savage primal love Gripping to heal, gutting to harm Ensnaring with ease He hated love despised its arrogance and presumption He loathed the way it swayed in. wherever and lilted out whenever But it was his blessing, and also his curse He was a talented lover- gifted by love blossoming and enchanting in its presence…

Her world #poetry

Photo prompt what do you see Her world Her lonely blissful world Black dress A lucky perfect dress Hair that blushes and blooms shy from the kiss and caress of an adoring light a gravity free and unbound, surrendered only to her whims and her delight She’s fairest of them all, a single flower in…

Valley of despair #shortprose

what do you see . Photo prompt; A tyrant in life, with a soul barren of love and a thirst for power, unquenchable Discarded as a boy, he’d cursed the gods and spat foul blasphemies heavy with despair. He sought power from the deepest fathoms of hell, syphoned strength from wicked crevinces of evil He’d…

Monsters and Angels #poetry and prose

Last of the chosen claimed by the light of angels seduced by darkness She tiptoes the threshold between worlds, wanting one but drawn to the other. She has been taught her gifts are meant for good, encouraged to control and tame them. But her power cannot be bound and her spirit is wild. She enchants…