Blog tour highlights and Poetry

Hi everyone. It’s just under three days to the live release of my new book on Amazon. here’s some poetry and clips of the blog tour so far…

Trials of Trauma

Hush! Not too loud. The hour grows late, And the darkness is…

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,…

Hidden Heart

What do you see photo prompt: Fog and mist shroud the warmth within your soul chilled with icy retorts and rejection Darkness cloaks your fragile heart filled with shadowed thoughts and faults Trees grow tall with tales, scarred Rooted in memory All these, protect Your lonely Wary Soul Only those that truly desire you, find…

Starlight #haibun #poetry

Starlight sparkles brightest on the darkest of nights For beauty is in all things, in the most unlikely of places Within the epicenter of every soul lies an oasis awaiting its bloom Quintessence of souls Life’s scars shroud you in darkness Shelter or prison Trauma thickens foliage all round enclosing the soul in shields of…

Nature’s call

Colleen’s weekly challenge The times call for reconciliation Mother nature yearns for her prodigal sons and daughters How far humankind has strayed A child hurting its mother Yet still her bosom longs for our return She heeds the call Mother’s voice singing in the wind Mother’s voice humming deep within the earth Mother’s voice whispering…

Loving Again #nonet

Colleen’s weekly challenge lovelessness stains all forsaken hearts scheming its way to every soul sipping into all motives broken hearts are selfish by flaw or design for what they lost they covet two fold Love far more than before to cleanse all spite and sweeten what’s sour to paint over each stain till tastes of…

A Magical lament (fantasy poetry)

Down in a deep valley amidst a wall of lofty hills a golden Phoenix sings away the morning chills Perched on the highest top of the most majestic tree it’s plumage shines and bathes the land in a kaleidoscope of glee The night gnomes burrow into hobbit-like homes within rich earthen mounds and pixie faced…

Nature’s star crossed lovers #cinquain

colleen’s weekly challenge Fallen one at a time a gift between lovers from solid tree to shapeless breeze a token drifting aloof in wind’s turmoil Love, caressed and careened each leaf adorned offered