Category Archive: poetry

Life

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Inside a tangle of flesh the I feels youth.   Outside the weathered face, a young mind reviles this gnarled being with no reason to exist.   Youth knows not of a life… Continue reading

Words to caress #poetry

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  Poetry has to fill me with the song of a forgotten love, a warm scent of ocean, his long goodbye.   Poetry has to touch me, opening a gateway into moments when… Continue reading

Mental Snowstorms

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Perhaps one day I’ll fade away when there are no more games to play, when cats and dogs have disappeared and naught remains to light my way.   Perhaps one night I’ll fail… Continue reading

Fractionals

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  Do stars mirror infinity? Fractions or fractals creating a never-ending image? You are here…or are you?     Do I exist for a second of time in one universe, an eon in another… Continue reading

Lately, in my dreams

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I live the nightmares dense with reality. On the computer,              but my fingers cannot touch the keys. Trying to read the screen          … Continue reading

Poet’s block?

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The occasional poet wanders a barren hallway searching rooms…finding  walls white, without…without mirrors, beds, elegance. . Eyes open, curling cats sleep away their meals as I starve within desolate white walls, searching for… Continue reading

Stream of thought : Cliché’s

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Cliché’s Truths in life no one wants to hear. If you repeat a lie long enough it cannot be distinguished from truth. Then, one day, you look at the Emperor and see past… Continue reading

The occasional poet’s obligatory poetry rant

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The occasional poet has taken a hiatus for a few months. Between NaNoWriMo and my day job I concentrated on 50,000 words in the month of November. For the past 4 months, my… Continue reading

Patterns

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Poetry form:  Sort of and then none POETIC EVOLUTION TREE OF LIFE I do not care about poetic forms, structuring my thoughts, molding my words inside patterns, forcing them into corsets and calling… Continue reading

#Weekly #Whatever #Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 114 – Emotions & Healing

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2018/09/19/weekly-tanka-prompt-poetry-challenge-week-114-emotions-healing/ Etheree Poetry – Syllabic Pattern: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10, Rhyme: None <_><_><_>     Our shadows with humor glowingly dance, a monument to friendship; laughter healing our scars, chasing… Continue reading