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The Heart of a Poem

The Heart of a Poem by Maria Fokas

Life is a poem;  entwined with endless dreams

Words that leave behind a longing I cannot deny… 129 more words



Foreshadowing brought to assuming mind’s translation,

manifest as a dimensional creation image,

lasting until forever is no longer.


Breath and Strings

I’ve never felt so loved,

so grounded in this city.

So rooted yet untied to anything but opportunity.

Your words mean, “I see a future in us” 171 more words


SMH... This Lenten

This Lenten season, I took a bit of a social media hiatus (tell me you didn’t think I was just here shaking my head) to focus more intently on various important matters, including my writing.   473 more words


On Seeing Semele

On Seeing Semele  By Martin Hanley

 Dedicated to my sister Marian, who died on the 25 th of April 2013.

Surrounded by the living, Semele walks her path alone. 219 more words


Letrato, Larawan, Letrado

Binibini! Pakiusap! Wag ganon!
Baka matunaw ako na parang mamon,
Na sinawsaw sa mainit na barakong kape
Larawan mo, nakakangimay palagi

Mata pa lamang ako’y lupaypay na… 353 more words

Poetry & Prose


Farewell, my small but faithful following. This is my last post on The Black Buddha blog. I bow in deep love and appreciation to you all. 105 more words

Poetry & Prose