After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars [Update]

Here is another excerpt from my book “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars’   In Memory   In memory of the woman Who screams silently The secrets of her soul May she rest in peace With her lost words And intimate beauty   Kayla would have been just a manufactured memory to her family,Continue reading “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars [Update]”

Sunshine

  You were smiling, all day long even amidst a lonely, forlorn afternoon You could put the sun to shame the way your corner lips rise slowly Your eyes, how it turned into a lovely crescent moon Then you let out a soft, light giggle as you hiding your smile behind your charming face MyContinue reading “Sunshine”

After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars

“Coming home should be the safest thing we ever do in this life. Where we lay our heads at night should be where monsters will not reach us. And yet, so many find themselves making homes with monsters instead.”       The best things in life happen unexpectedly, and come from where and whenContinue reading “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars”

Stars (teaser 2)

“The best things in life happen unexpectedly, and come from where and when you least expect it. The storm that’s raging now could clear at any minute and reveal a million-star sky.”                                              Continue reading “Stars (teaser 2)”

Lily, Aphrodite

Kate of Calmkate is up with a new and fun challenge: think of three swirdle words and put them into a poem Here are my three words: Chillax (chill/relax) Cosplay (costume/play) Shopaholic (shop/alcoholic) Drum roll, please………   Here’s my fun poem/verse using these words…     Lily, the shopaholic feeling sad and melancholic gone out and chillax, toContinue reading “Lily, Aphrodite”

 Stars (A teaser)

  Stars (A teaser) Things that break on earth don’t reach the clouds above us. Burning villages don’t change the schedule of sunsets. And stars remain stars, no matter how much land we destroy. But when the sky loses all of its lights and unleashes a thunderstorm, everything drowns.   P.S. A special project isContinue reading ” Stars (A teaser)”

FIVE HAIKU POEMS: BRUISED, YET HOPEFUL

FIVE HAIKU POEMS: BRUISED, YET HOPEFUL This poem was a collaboration with Rose of Poet Rummager published on May 4, 2017. I am posting it again because this is one of many haikus I have written and a personal favorite; while at the same time one of the collaborations which really boosted my site. WithinContinue reading “FIVE HAIKU POEMS: BRUISED, YET HOPEFUL”

Picnic -Haibun

It’s the world-famous beach. White sand and crystal clear water. We run, we stroll, we jump, we crawl. We eat. We laugh. We watch….the sun sets perfectly along the horizon Raindrops on the beach Waves splashing on the seashore Summer rain falling   Gina hosts a picnic haibun at dVerse https://dversepoets.com/2019/04/29/haibun-monday-that-picnic/   P.S. My first attempt forContinue reading “Picnic -Haibun”

Mirthless Muse -poem

  The flowers move as you sway the wind catches you to stay The bees trace your track trying to catch you back Your lovely that’s what they say your smile brightens their day Your scent makes them shiver as you walk down and ponder One day the flowers move no more the wind stoodContinue reading “Mirthless Muse -poem”

Paulo Coelho -free verse

Paulo Coelho is one of my favorite contemporary authors. His works have influenced me in so many ways and his stories have inspired me as well. I am reposting one of my earliest published poems here in WordPress which I am sure many of my current readers have not read yet. This is in responseContinue reading “Paulo Coelho -free verse”