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…

Destiny’s rails. A cinquain and prose collaboration.

Aishwarya and I composed this together. It was a much needed relief to do this with her, especially given the anxiety that was tainting this week for me. The challenge of writing this together has livened my mood and I’m now bolstered to kick this anxiety. Okay, here’s the collaboration. Aishwarya wrote in plain italics…

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…

Sequestered Dreams (A Garland Cinquain)

Colleen’s weekly challenge photo prompt: Ashore Dreams lost at sea Woven within secrets Bound by duty, threaded in fear Marooned Yonder Beyond spiked rocks Across the everglades Hope’s meadow blooms resplendent Waiting Unseen Drenched beneath waves A pebbled myriad – paves the way to lush frondescence Disguised High tide Seeking to drown But spraying pearls…

The Power of Imagination (A Crown Cinquain)

Colleen’s weekly challenge, what do you see photo prompt, Listen Can you hear it An echo from the past Mysteries lost within fossils Untold Observe Use the mind’s eye Release your inner child And see the world that used to be Explore Whisper and be agile- whilst in this great big world For giants reigned,…

Renewed Love (A Crown Cinquain)

Colleen’s challenge A cinquain challenge Sweetness subtle but deep lips that tease, eyes that lure delicate words dipped in honey Sensual Love me reach out, touch me for my heart is open and all my body surrenders Captive Bewitched enslaved, entranced bastard feelings return emotions hitherto disowned reclaimed Moon, sun all light inflames like an…

Untameable love

Consumed by lawless love soothed into submission or tortured into surrender powerless to its appetites and desires when love’s siren song calls all resistance is futile My Love somewhere out there together may we tame this selfish beast with selfless ways Bind it between each other and revere it for love cannot be conquered but…

Left Behind

a butterfly cinquain & tanka humble the life he’d known tilling earth, sowing seeds so much work, so little reward Alone left to see all nature’s beauty sun shining with promise adventure calls life waits where does one find reprieve when their back’s bent from ceaseless labour how does one in life believe when efforts…

A Circle of Love #butterflycinquain #poetry

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE; heartbreak love’s bitter risk infectious and vengeful how i long to share your despair bereft emptied of tears, haunted by fears corrupting guiltless souls tainting pure hearts love’s bane , sweet love delicious taste consuming, enthralling worth all the pain and the sorrow surreal how fragile i find your beguile soothing but…