Tag: mourning

National Poetry Month Day 25: Mourning Ritual

So my prompt for today was Cemetery Picnic, and here’s the poem I wrote inspired by Victorian Era customs (and yes, they did picnic in cemeteries). Also, I usually use the prompt for the title, but I changed it up for this one. Mourning… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 25: Mourning Ritual”

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

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 15: As Petals Fall

And we come to Day 15… Image by suju from Pixabay   As Petals Fall   As petals fall in rain cerise velvet from the sky white-streaked and fragrant I stare into the orchard Tears reflecting the weather Remembering.       © A.… Continue Reading “#NationalPoetryMonth Day 15: As Petals Fall”