Shaman

Shaman* *A collaboration with Carol fromWritersDream9.Wordpress.com Carol is a skilled poet who excels at crafting haikus, haibuns and tankas that read like a Japanese master penned them. She also creates short fiction, longer poems and haigas of breath-stealing breadth and beauty. Come walk with us under the moon, up a mountain path into nature’s magic. Shaman Dandelion heads sway, let wishes fly. Daisies drop petals, requests for help fall. Grasses flatten spelling out messages. Turning skyward to all my soulful friends, Asking them how to bring healing to all. Dandelion heads sway, let wishes fly. A voice calls, “look within, where answers lie.” … Continue reading Shaman

a way with words

a way with words* *a collaboration with Annie from What the Woman Wrote stop by Annie’s blog to read grateful notes, poetic gems whose facets sparkle with truth and inspiring posts that will motivate you to chase your dreams.   a way with words cursor flashes words appear like magic distance shortens, longing for each letter spaces ‘tween words where meaning’s lost–tragic this void, nothingness, heart starts to falter stutters to a stop until words appear they wake the soul, begin to show the way back to where love’s words once did appear. hope returns, prepared for a brand new day … Continue reading a way with words

Beloved*: A Collaboration

Beloved* A collaboration with Carol from WritersDream9.Wordpress.com Carol is a skilled poet who excels at crafting haikus, haibuns and tankas that read like a Japanese master penned them. She also creates short fiction, longer poems and haigas of breath-stealing breadth and beauty. She has set her sights on a form I know and love: the sonnet. Together she and I have woven a sonnet about those nearest to our hearts but farthest from our sides. Beloved An incomplete life, one rife with endings, Promises broken, days that are not spent Leaving relatives broken and lending Ears to listen for her voice from heav’n sent … Continue reading Beloved*: A Collaboration

Give Truth a Chance

Give Truth a Chance*   *A collaboration with Manan, the talented poetess behind Manan Unleashed. Drop by her site and be dazzled by her wit, amazed at the beautiful images she creates and swept away by her heartfelt words. Give Truth a Chance Same old same old, that’s what we hear them say Same old miserable lie every day So much we conceal behind this same old For once let’s break the superfluous mold Break the chains of your silence–speak your mind. Voice your heart’s truth–please don’t keep it confined. Let everyone know it’s not the same old thing everyday–let the … Continue reading Give Truth a Chance