Pandemic Sanctuary

The cycle in the heavens above twirls on,
Its resident constellations dance to the same routine,
And…

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…

Pandemic Romance #poetry and #prose

To be trapped with one you thought you’d never love, One for whom you’d never spared a second glance. To trudge the path of loneliness, and stumble upon serendipity. With nowhere to go, you see the world through a focus lens. And your eyes fall upon she, that has always been by your side. It…

Being positive

what do you see #25 photoprompt: Spingtime holiday this season unlike others now disenchanted yet silver linings bloom all around family before duty Creating deeper bonds with the people in my life is one silver lining I’ve traced around the dark clouds of these recent times. Family, neighbors, friends, bloggers I follow and read. All…

Red mist (prose and poetry)

Red mist descends upon the land, thick as illusion None can know what mysteries lie within- what adventures call the sensual thrill of an epic quest or the gripping horror of a fight against one’s demons The red mist lives, it calls to us all Inviting and yet foreboding But still it calls, its pull…

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,…

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…