Tag: National Poetry Month

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 30: Endings

And we have come to the final day of National Poetry Month, and I bring you a poem appropriately titled, Endings. Image by Masashi Wakui from Pixabay   Endings   Standing the rain on the edge of my horizons,   He wanted to talk…

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 29: After The Twilight Fades

And the poem for Day 29. Image by Henryk Niestrój from Pixabay   After The Twilight Fades   After the twilight fades beneath the pale lamplight lies the serenity of night and the stillness of the snow   Beneath the pale lamplight as the…

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 28: Chantilly Lace

For Day 28, the words, Chantilly Lace, popped in my head and I rolled with it. I hope you enjoy the resulting poem. Image by Markéta Machová from Pixabay   Chantilly Lace   Delicate silk, shadow black Yet rarely the colour of milk Such…

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 27: Frosted Rose

We bring back winter for this poem on Day 27. Image by Katja Fuhlert from Pixabay   Frosted Rose   Within the ice shards, nestled in its cold cocoon A splash of crimson, an ember of vibrant life waiting silently for spring    …

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 26: Journey

Today, for Day 26, I give you a haibun, an interesting mix of prose poetry and haiku. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay   Journey   A dusty road, down from the mountains, leaving the snow-capped peaks behind. Tired footsteps, echoing loss and regret. A…