I will always be grateful for you

I hope you can forgive me for this one, because I broke the rules of the Ballade it was supposed to be! It took on a life of its own, so I went with it. Still, it was supposed to be an exercise in improving my poetry skills so for you poets reading this…be patientContinue reading “I will always be grateful for you”

Silent Sentinels – Armed Forces Day Poem

  Like Atlas, who carried an incredible weight Or Titans who battle with strength and valour You protect us against violence and hate Fighting those who would take our power * As fierce and mighty as an ancient tree You form a barrier across the deepest divide With roots that encompass land, air or seaContinue reading “Silent Sentinels – Armed Forces Day Poem”

Trick or Treat: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge 67

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are CHEER and CALL. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how to write a haiku poem in English form. In respect of the month, my haiku this week relates to Halloween. ItContinue reading “Trick or Treat: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge 67”

Raging Storm: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #64

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are TIDE and FLESH. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how to write a haiku poem in English form. This week I’m back to relating the poem to my current WIP. Sometimes IContinue reading “Raging Storm: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #64”

Solitary: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #63

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are STAG and NOISE. The example provided by Ronovan: IT’S ALMOST THAT TIME WHEN DEER RUN FROM THE FOREST, THEY BRING NOISE FROM BRAKES. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how toContinue reading “Solitary: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #63”

Helios’ Power: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #62

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are START and HOT. The example provided by Ronovan: THE SEASONS CHANGE HERE, FROM HOT TO COLD THE AIR CHILLS, AND THE BIRDS START SOUTH. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how toContinue reading “Helios’ Power: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #62”

Brothers In Arms: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #60

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are BRIDGE and MOVE. The example provided by Ronovan: SEASONS ARE TO BRIDGE LIFE FROM BEGINNING TO END, WILL CHANGE YOUR FUTURE. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on how to write a haikuContinue reading “Brothers In Arms: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #60”

Wings of love: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #59

I haven’t participated for a few weeks but, after reading my friend Colleen’s post, I felt inspired to take part. Colleen lost her sister eighteen years ago, and wrote a poem entitled Kathy’s Cardinal. It’s beautiful. You should definitely check it out. This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are RED and BIRD.Continue reading “Wings of love: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #59”

Connection: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #55

This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are FIVE and THRIVE. The example provided by Ronovan: Breathe to be alive, while you exercise to thrive; exhausted, take five. If you’ve never tried out a haiku before, and you’d like to learn more, click here to read Ronovan’s article on howContinue reading “Connection: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #55”