The Sunday Muse 161 — Once a Year

Once a year dies the sun at the church on the hill when the mist shroud’s just right and the birds become still. When the bell rings unbid lest we ever forget that we acted as one — once a year dies the sun. They were born in a drought; mother died giving birth. Preacher…

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…

Words and pictures poetry challenge 2 — Albina

  Twice every year we take the train to visit him, Once at Christmas and once on his birthday in May. In December Baba brings carnations, his favorites. In May, she takes tulips and remembers their wedding. It’s been five years since he was put to rest. His casket was piled high with roses and…

Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 15 June 2019 — Every Summer

Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’s Saturday Mix. For this week’s Lucky Dip, Sarah reached into her mystery bag and pulled out a Cascade form poem. Sarah says: Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Cascade’ – I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’,…

dVerse — Cascade — Jones

image link Amaya is the host of dVerse today. Amaya says: Our prompt tonight asks you to incorporate the word “cascade”, or reflect on its metaphysical significance of a multi-level fall, or write a shape poem showing us a picture of a cascade. And, even though we’re not technically “Meeting the Bar” tonight with a…

Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

image link — note this is Arthur Today’s OctPoWriMo’s prompt is about falling through the cracks.  My definition of falling through the cracks means to be overlooked or forgotten.  Today’s suggested cascade form is inspired by when I went and helped my son and his wife volunteer at a cat shelter a few weeks back. …