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Shining Jewel


Instrument: Tempo – Seagull Excursion Folk Acoustic Guitar

1. I was a lady once.
I was a lady once.
Marriage, child, all in order; 255 more words


Micropoetry 1

As part of the Fifth Anniversary celebration at
we’re asked to write micropoems, very short works wrapped up in Twitter’s 140 character limit. Each of the poems below stands alone; they are not stanzas to be read as one poem. 353 more words



Stretching over earth and sea and sky,
Asking questions, singing answers;
Holding all our “why’s”.

Body, mind and Spirit taking part,
Rising to crescendo, FORTE! 18 more words


Season of Headache

Celebrating is the last thing I feel like doing.
The first thing is sleep.
The second is coffee, but I’ve already had too much.
That leads to the third, 51 more words


The Scent of Pages

The scent of pages takes me back
To story time when, as a child,
I reveled in the sound of tales
Of lands far off and friends nearby. 127 more words


A rose at bay

“When the tongues of flames are in-folded
Into the crowned knot of fire
And the fire and the rose are one”*

willowherb sets its face windward… 80 more words

Writing Challenges

Prose and Pelargoniums

I’ve come to the imaginary garden again, hoping for pointers and a whiff of inspiration- the scents after all are so sublime. Or should that be ambrosial, aromatic or even redolent? 401 more words

Writing Challenges