dVerse — Poetics — Ode to a Thesaurus

The trail drones on as bee until it stings me to a quiver Hermetic trills oneiric bells clamour-call to muse liver Emergent words select themselves, infuse with a honeyed click Surprised each time at ideal choice. I cackle until I hic A clever muse she daisy-chains the ponies in formation Umbrella chants while ponies dance…

dVerse — Poetics — please see beyond the veil

Turkeytail Fungus Feel free to walk any woodland pathUntil you see tell-tale rounded capNever sure what specifics will be:Gilled, shelved, clung, lurking; short, tall, or wee.Indispensible kingdom cousins. Many times shy, they hide their planetary-matted panorama;Not brutes like fauna nor flashy like flora, fruits their brave flower.Quietly they act as finisher; then begins’ ways they…

What do you see # 37 — Prayer Blessing

Poised and ready to be Receptive to light As it warms and refreshes Years of cloudiness fall away Erased like morning mists in sun Replaced by unutterable joy Be with me always, kind and generous Living within my soul Energizing my heart Singing with songs of nature Sending out ripples of benevolence In a never-exhausted…

OctPoWriMo2019 Day 23 — Furbabies

The first poem is about my dog Chauncey, who was a beloved family member from 2004 – 2016. I will never stop missing him. Chauncey equals character plus Happy he was, and happiness he gave Always there for company Unusually strong, undefeated tug-of-war champ No mean bones in his body, but an impish spirit Calm…

OctPoWriMo2019 Day 18 — disappointment — Loop D Loop

Disappointment lurks* In the eyes, in Smiles weighed down At the corners, Pretending to have forgotten. Pretty please, forget; Only it may not be until Infinity slips it out New gems in the goo. Twinkling eyes shine Making helium balloon tug smiles Easy again Now is never the Time to question… *first line is from…

Freedom of Expression — Father/Dad/Pop

image link Today I’m writing an acrostic poem for my father, who passed on over 20 years ago. My dad did the best he could, all things considered. FATHER Forever in my heart and memory Always considering the well-being of his children Taking time to spend teaching us life lessons Happy to Help when we…

MLMM — Saturday Mix with Sarah — Acrostic

Saturday Mix with Sarah – Lucky Dip, 23 February 2019 is an acrostic poem. Saturday Sun shines diamonds on the morning snow As it slowly sinks into dark pools Time to drink a pot of coffee; I’m Useless today by design. It is a time to Relax — or to Do whatever I please All…