#FF — Si Lom Road

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot They’d met at the Annual International Bingo Conference last year, when it was in his home town. He’d been captivated by the number of cards she could play at one time and by her dobbing skills. She’d liked his smile and his thoughtfulness. They’d learned they also shared a love…

The Sunday Muse 158 — Dream Lover

To knock me off balance again I see you, wind-blown, in my dream. Freezing and begging for respite, I beckon, “Come, get in the car.” So cold you are! You reach for me to knock me off balance again. We cling for dear life, for our love, enduring time, circumstances. I hadn’t thought of you…

dVerse — MTB — Heart Strings

There’s a fat butterball in a sapphire sky as the words float away now forgotten the whys With the crane in the grass and her mate in the pond I suck love from the air as they sing of their bond Honeybees // dandelion chipmunks dig out their tunnels Robins run // then they stop…

dVerse — Poetics — UN Chinese Language Day Celebration Poem

Oh When Will Autumn Moon and Spring Flowers End (The Beautiful Lady Yu) ~ Li Yu (my reinterpretation of Li Yu’s poem, using the same title) Please clouds, veil Venus // winds, strip stems! Fragrant petals now a biting blinding snow Evening’s wander un-dammed floodgates // time’s remembered joys Season’s rendezvous // forbidden pools //…

The Sunday Muse 154 — Lambs and Lions

  So used to keeping her head down, shefelt the fuzzy image meant no harm.She didn’t think to pierce the surface;fell in, susceptible to his charms.Closer and yet closer she drifted to the farther shore, following the wigglesin the pool. What’s more, further awayshe drifted from the warmth of her besties.A winter wind in spring…

The Sunday Muse 151 — love’s seasons

Surreal Artwork by Ronald Ong Midsummer dance, endless greenthat lasts forever; hands tight as we twirl and laugh —love’s perfect weather.Hearts turn to winter,extinguished flame; forevernow ashed wet sizzles. Today’s offering is in the form of a sequidilla, a new form I learned on Thursday in dVerse. Carrie is today’s host of The Sunday Muse.

The Sunday Muse 150 — Forgotten Melody

Photography by Romain Thiery    abandoned song in forgotten keysvacated premises, melodiesnow dust, residue from golden days when love tuned each corner with music;when the muse brought life to clay; now anabandoned song in forgotten keys windows wide we welcomed night, dancingrustles, whirling heat; now cold with still,vacated premises; melodies half-recalled, they play in the…