RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #45 Pitch & Time

Thanks for stopping by while you were in the neighborhood. I can't wait to see you all again! Check out more of my poetry and haiku by clicking this image on my blog!

A Tainted Kiss

Welcome to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge!  Every week, Ron gives us a couple of words to work with for prompts in our haiku.  I like to play with words a bit and see where it takes me.  This week, I submit for your viewing pleasure: A tainted kiss stains - the beauty of our … Continue reading A Tainted Kiss

Visions From the Past – RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #35 Miss&Past

Many thanks to Ron from Ronovan Writes for sponsoring this excellent Haiku challenge each week.  The work he puts into the weekly wrap-up of authors is outstanding.  Thank you Ron! Click this link on my blog to find more poetry! Thanks for stopping in to see what I created for this week’s Haiku.  I look … Continue reading Visions From the Past – RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #35 Miss&Past

Shrouded Silhouettes

For my Word Snap Weekly challenge this week, sponsored by Amanda of Unique Art Chic, I would like to add a Tanka poem to celebrate warmer temperatures (for today only) and the return to fog and rainy mornings here in Pensacola, Florida. What is a Tanka, you ask?  Here is what The Poem Workshop says: … Continue reading Shrouded Silhouettes

Writing 201: Poetry–Through a Fog of Tears

Day Five: Fog, Elegy, Metaphor I knew when you were gone it would be hard to see you again - ever in that same way. I cried when you made the choice to leave. I let you go like silken strands slipping from my waiting arms blowing in a heavy breeze. I felt your presence … Continue reading Writing 201: Poetry–Through a Fog of Tears

SoCS–Suspicion

Badge by: Doobster @ Mindful Digressions Our Saturday Stream of Consciousness prompt from Linda was: “Element.” Choose one of the four: air/water/earth/fire or use the word “element” however you wish to define it. Enjoy! I chose to work with the element of fire, as I have been on a poetry streak lately.   Flames lick … Continue reading SoCS–Suspicion

Flickering Flames

  Flames flicker in the heavy breeze from the open window, as raindrops spit against the glass - falling, rhythmic, keeping time. Wet spatters slide. Tears fall, like rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. Flames sputter, stutter, go out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe gasping, panting, … Continue reading Flickering Flames

The Leaving

I cried when you made the choice to leave. I knew when you were gone it would be hard to see you again – ever in that same way. I let you go like silken strands slipping from my waiting arms blowing in the heavy air. I knew our time was past, our days were … Continue reading The Leaving