Within the Cosmos

Twenty Word Tuesday. Within the Cosmos Constellations gallivant Through vast origins Glinting with endless knowledge Directions to destinies Answers In the void Reside Eugi’s weekly prompt – the cosmos. Colleen’s weekly challenge – the night sky. Bubble’s twentywordtuesay – rejuvenate. An open night sky always has a way it renews hope and smoothes away worries….

Conscience

Ever wonder how lonely your conscience is, In a mind swirling with temptation? What do you see #48 Even in my mind Secrets roam clandestine streets Covert ideas Glowing in the dark Honest schemes at dishonest times When conscience threads corrupted thoughts Taking a wizened old form Brief, lest darkness sips in Besmirching its virgin…

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…

Syllabic transitions. Living a dream

What do you see #45 Watering beauty Arching ripples of wonder Marvels made from dreams See the miracles that bloom When man and nature combine Lost in splendours of innovation Human dreams weilding nature’s tools She watches light’s refraction Twirls beneath its spectrum Glistens in its bliss In that moment Dreams come true And hope…

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…

Being positive in a negative world #poetry and prose

Some places speak distinctly. Certain dark gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwrecks. When inklings of foreboding disperse, Instinct dulls the colours all round, Fear taints nature’s beauty, And trepidation turns all things gray. But sometimes there is nowhere left to go…

How to love you (A tanka and a Sonnet)

Colleen’s weekly challenge . Lover’s dream Fueled by mysteries Don’t you know What I feel for you How should I love you Sweet like a morning berry dripping with dew Fragrant like cherry blossoms blooming in spring Such love and such desire, you always bring Mamacita, my soul swoons with you in view And my…

Risk and Reward

What do you see #41 image prompt: Hidden Soul Afraid of this world Blending in Watching dreams go by As fear reigns supreme No risk, no reward But in times such as these Caution we must take For while safety is an illusion Care is its contingency So go forth hidden one Explore your cornucopia…

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…

A breath and a tear #writephoto

Said the nimbus to the moor- What came first The chicken or the egg Your breath becomes my burden My burden your nourishment Who is mightiest Gathering storm clouds Looming distress and longing Weeping down desire The earth receives and returns True love dancing in the air “Love is the currency for harmony” – six…