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

Writing 201: Poetry– The Spider’s Lair

My world is woven from a desire to create a special reality.                                              Silken threads intertwine         and twist in the            moisture laden air,        all the while I wait                                             and ponder the divinity                                               I seek.  The darkness      of the swamp engulfs          and challenges this       veracity.  Bottle green                                 … Continue reading Writing 201: Poetry– The Spider’s Lair

Writing 201: Poetry–Distrust

Trust, Acrostic, Internal Rhyme Disdain drips from your lips like a summer rain. I feel the steely bite of your casual refrain, Secure in the storm of my emotional pain, while Tears slip slowly falling down - I cannot explain. Random words meant to cause no harm, Useless insults brandished with an intent to charm. … Continue reading Writing 201: Poetry–Distrust

Writing 201: Poetry – A Language Barrier

As part of Writing 201, I humbly submit my rendition of a limerick: My journey to England was long ago. One I am glad I did not forego. I even learned to drink tea. I so wanted to be a Brit, you see alas, the language proved to be too much for me! We were … Continue reading Writing 201: Poetry – A Language Barrier

Writing 201-Poetry: Haiku

Sea foam waves ebbing - life’s sandy slate wiped sparkling, high tide changes all. This has been my haiku submission for the Daily Post’s poetry prompt of “water” for our first poetry class. Thanks for stopping by to see what I have been up to.  Find out more about the first poetry class sponsored by … Continue reading Writing 201-Poetry: Haiku