Autumn Sunday Morning Rain (haibun)

Sunday morning rain brings a flock of hungry robins to the complacent, slow worms. Clouds like flipping light switches turn the sun off and on. The birds are fattening up for the long flight south. It feels a bit early for their migration. They move with purpose and I swear excitement, as the lush, too-long…

TSM 229 & Friday Writings 45– Hymns March

“See the Light” by Giulio Bernardi How neatly click blocks as they form the walls of box container; clay, baked dust pads prison, hope long flown, left to airless midnights. The keeper’s metals clank thrice bringing tasteless gruel; little more than corpse fuel and sensory morsels. Heat of stones tell seasons. At times I’m graced…

Movie Review: “Border” (2018)

Hello Everybody! Although it has been quite awhile since I was writing my weekly feature, “Movies, Movies, Movies!” I watched a film last night that has me wanting to share about it. I’d heard about it some time ago but could never find it. Lo and behold, I found it at HULU by chance when…

#FF — birthday celebration

PHOTO PROMPT © Alicia Jamtaas Only a keen eye notices the garlic; if they do, they know I am a gardener and think nothing of it. Six summers ago, neighborhood pets start disappearing. By August, it is children. In December, l lay the trap, and on New Year’s Eve, it takes the bait. Its silver…

dVerse Poetics and Word Craft Poetry Tanka Tuesday — Eternally

Kneeling in church, as he whooshes by in his blood red brocade she breathes cinnamon and flounders between heaven and earth. He glances her beatific form in passing. For him it is her ginger locks, rolling down her slender back against the vanilla cream gown. Unholy unions will be revealed and punished. They have a…

dVerse — Quadrille 160 — to a better place

We fair fringe, found.You invite us to sit,to listen to talesof your faraway, homewhere all are one,where superfluous bodiesare given in serviceto gods like you.Departure day we sitknee to knee, selfless circle,sipping farewell punch. top image: APOD: 2004 October 3 – Comet Hale Bopp and the North America Nebula De Jackson (aka whimsygizmo) is today’s host…