Tag: death

National Poetry Month Day 8: Winter’s Fjord

Here’s today’s poem. Winter’s Fjord Within the icy flowShe haunts my dreamsHer beloved faceSinking beneath the watersWhy did she leave me? Consumed inside the nightAshen pyre on the riverScorching embers taking flightI see her face within the waterHer soul sailing out to sea

National Poetry Month Day 17: Parallel

So for Day 17 I have the prompt, parallel. I started out attempting a ghazal, but ended up with something interesting but not quite a ghazal (I screwed up the rules a bit as I was writing). But I liked it, so here it… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 17: Parallel”

National Poetry Month – Day 16: Silent Infinity

For Day 16 I have the prompt, silent infinity, and the form of a Catena Rondo. Image by Thomas Ulrich from Pixabay  Silent Infinity Shadows stretch beyond the kenwinding beside the long roadVoices silent and heartbeats slowedShadows stretch beyond the ken Winding beside the long roadyou can… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 16: Silent Infinity”

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 8: Ferry Ride

And we go to the darker side with Day Eight. Image by Peter Fischer from Pixabay     Ferry Ride   One coin for a passage laid against the tongue in the silence of mourning   The rhythm of the dirge, an echo of… Continue Reading “#NationalPoetryMonth Day 8: Ferry Ride”

A Halloween Story: The Ghost Tree

The Ghost Tree Shall I tell you a story? Such an inconsequential story, in the grand scheme of universal things, but still quite important to some. To those that died. This story has many beginnings, the very first happened a century or two past… Continue Reading “A Halloween Story: The Ghost Tree”