Searching for Peace. #poetry and #prose

Peace and turmoil are all around us. What we seek is what we often find. And what we fear is what often finds us. How then do we draw relief from a chaotic world? How do we find peace amidst the turmoil? Imagination Gratitude Change in perspective Ancient remedies that have endured. So, Ailing soul,…

The Artist of my Soul

What do you see #47 Oh to find the one Who knows you more than any Never to be yours Who are you that sees me so clear A voyeur who prowls my soul And drips between its layers Daring to divulge Secrets I did not know I had. How in so short a time…

Masterpiece. The value in us all.

Reena’s exploration challenge. What I’ve done What has been done to me Encounters of every ilk Trials that have shaped my resolve Nightmares that have come true And dreams that are now due. Not many see The good I’ve done The kindness I show The subtle trims I make And the happiness designed for others….

The path we walk alone. #poetry

what do you see #46 Take a breath Calm your heartbeat A thump!…A sigh!… Step by step No time to lose Breathe… The journey is long And the day is hard But who knows what wakes in the night Sands that change Dunes that come alive Winds that thirst Quiet… Tread lightly… The shadows grow…

Lone Traveller

The traveller’s tale Embellished with mysteries Bejeweled in romance I searched for peace and along you came Fragrant as an autumn breeze Torchbearer to desire’s sensual flame Love’s emissary, breathing words that bring ease Through the hidden paths of lush forest trails Your hand was laced in mine Familiar, intimate and yet unknown. Through the…

Faithless. A haunting. #poetry and prose

Before you read this, I wish you to know, That hope lies within us all, That the greatest keeper of hope is faith, And that through faith, we draw strength to face the darkest of trials. Despite our beliefs. Faithless (A haunting) Drip… Drip… Fear falls and tears drop No leaps to take No faith…

The Perfect love

Love is warm. It thaws the ice in our hearts, And cradles our lonely souls. Make a love wish! What kind would it be? Once, a girl loved a boy. Once, she bared her soul to him. Once, he filled that missing piece. How that love consumed! Burning everything around Friends could not get close…

Celestial Virtues #writephoto (tanka, prose and cinquain)

Twilight’s crescent moon Am I wrong to love you so To share my secrets To trust in your clairvoyance How far will optimism go The moon is a symbol of rebirth, Its cycle is true and does not falter. Am I then right, to whisper earthly dreams beneath its ethereal glow, to place hopes in…

Saved by the book. #micropoetry

Twenty word Tuesday Robbed of pleasure Clasped in isolation A sequestered soul Searching pages caressed in imagination Ecstasy within adventure Mystery, mapping relief. © judeitakali The prompt word for this week’s Twenty word Tuesday is Quarantine. Haven’t books proved invaluable this quarantine What is your favourite genre? In other news it’s FRI’YAY’! And it’s not…