A String of The Soul

“Poetry is an act of peace”
Pablo Neruda

Poetry is a deeply felt meditation weaving together language and meaning. Without poetry, we live only partially; we allow time to silently “tic” and “tac”, oblivious to the wonders secretly unfolding and the beauty pulsing everywhere. Poetry mirrors the voice of the soul and its eternal connection to the invisible and the beyond,

Autumn

Darker times lift their veil Windy words whisper change Earthy colors wash the palette Dressing greens in orange and reds A …

November’s Challenge

Let us play with words 10 minutes Poetry A group of fellow writers decided to get together for …

Once and Again…

Once and again I remembered to be myself To open up Reveal the holes Building up Deep in my soul What makes me …

Fate

For a thousand years and many lives The seasons have seen your smile Pearly teeth of moonlight Waxing crescent Brighter than …

Five Senses

If the senses make any sense I’d rather dwell On earthy smells Grass soaked by rain A fireplace Jazmine, lavender, so many of …

Hats

Looking the mirror what do you see? Ghostly desires Standing still Grayish light Subduing reliefs Looking at the mirror What do you see? History engraves A …

Walls

Erected in Clay, Wood and Stone Hay, leaves, water and bones Soft and permeable Flowing gowns Thick and strong Ancients oaths Unfathomable boundaries Containing, …

Purpose

Purpose Elusive and wonderful Living prints in patterned sands Moved by waves Wind and water Shaped and reshaped By time By hands By mind By …

MULTIMINDS

Heed my words: you are not alone!A multi-mind is something to beholdOne infringing the Many?Such blasphemyLet the …

FEAR

Fear is a habit I know too wellFilled with thoughts I cannot quellRising above my spirit spellsCrushing …

HAIKU 4

Summer strikes backHummingbirds circusWish I could fly

HAIKU 3

Swirling leaves rise A steamy coffee cup Warms hand and heart

LONELINESS’ TRUTH

Today I feel lonely Lonely as the seed awaiting to become Loud and messy Life sings Its song just an …

UNEXPECTED EXPLORER

Tap Tap TapIn the mindI’m going mad Tap Tap TapI might lookby going back Tap tap tapOn my wayI …

GOODBYE

An Exercise of trust this was The bigger torch upheld at last Where strengths I thought I didn’t have Showed …

IMPERTINENCE

Impertinent! One’s Labelled… When you choose your path Impertinent For tolerance is as thin as a latch Impertinence! They call it… When you speak …

LEARNING TO BE

Learning to be A journey, I agree! Learning to be More than just a creed Learning to be Cast a spell on …

EXISTENTIAL QUESTION

Without her? I flounder Without her Fear’s louder? Without her? Little’s the power Without her? Life goes sour Without her? Love withers as flowers Without her? Lost is …

BEING STUCK

Being stuck An endless state Of disguised paralysis hanging from the canopy of our beliefs like the sneaky mistletoe when tradition needs to …

A POEM A DAY…

Photo by Adam Tinworth on Unsplash One For Many DaysOne for manyNever soughtEncounterFringe ofOptimism trumping overReason MemorableAttemptNurturing theYoung heartDashingAdventureYieldingSuccess   …

UP TO YOU

You told me I Could I dismissed you You told me I AM I didn’t believe you You told me I …

ABSOLUTENESS

Where are you going? All the way What are you doing? All I must How much? All in When? All the time I have …

HOW OLD?…2

Twinkling gleeful laughs Effervescent Innocence Lasting Simple things Young heart in wonder Bright eyes that spark with life So much potential Light blue …

CREATIVE ANGUISH

Good or Bad… Enforces a halt Good or bad… Limits my light Good or Bad… It rests, won’t add Good or Bad… Drives me …

WALKING IN LIGHT

Weaving in the Invisible into life Ariadne’s thread denotes the path Cruel the mind’s suspicion Renders innocence perdition Rampant Shallowness in …

SELF-LOVE

It’s been a long and caressed dream For purpose to become that unfathomable beam Softly nudging the flow of …

HAIKU 1

Night slowly moves inSwirling leaves lift the spiritHues of reds I crave

HAIKU 2

Tangled thoughts despairWords need more than one HaikuThus, time flies away

CREATIVE ANGUISH

Good or Bad… Enforces a halt Good or bad… Limits my light Good or Bad… It rests, won’t add Good or Bad… Drives me …

JOLLY LUDICROUS DREAMS

A wicked view All looks anew Although untrue I’m laughing too. Some might woo you Into this zoo Where shoes can moo And socks …

FIVE OF…

FIVE of me Sat on the ground TWO of me Just looked around “Move!” ONE said: “This grass is wet” “Breathe!” TWO went From …
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