The Cave Of Mysteries (A collaboration post)

Hello everyone. Me and Pooja of lifefinewhine are back at it with our second collaboration. It was so cool writing with her the first time that we just had to have an encore. You can find our first collaboration, Stalker here But for now enjoy this thrilling adventure. Pooja wrote in the bold italics and…

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…

Frozen in time (a gogyoka poem and a little me)

Memories of yesterday haunt me the good ones ache and the bad linger How I long to cast aside this incurable cloak of reminiscence To let present wash over past And whisp away in evanescence But life is so still that time folds around me My past becoming future with no present to prevent history…

Fantasy #haikai (poetry and prose)

Colleen’s weekly challenge : Haibun Fantasy. The breeze-less flutter of her floral dress enchants me. It’s woven in magical efflorescent silks from the Northern spiders. She shimmers before me as twittering birds flock to her beauty, serenading the air with accoustic wonders. In my dreams she’s always there but never mine. A concubine of fantasy,…

Questions of Crisis (soul searching)

Hey everyone. I hope you’re all safe and sound. In light of this global situation, I’d like to emphasize empathy. I wrote this brief poem in the hope that you read it, dearest reader. May it stir something within us all… Where am I How do I breathe In this world riddled with danger These…