Took away the painand awakened our sensesuplifted our lives Your bitter sweet dosefever went with magic wanda sigh of relief Wake up late at nighttook care of us day and nightan angel of life Lost you on the wayyou disappeared from our sightrest in peace dear Mom ©️ Jane Aguiar Written in response to: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/01/25/tankatuesday-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-258-themeprompt/ […]Mom ~senryu
Time telescopes at the bend in the riverthirty years agoif a dayyesterday forever:an up-the-river ramble and a sausage sizzlecooking marshmallows by the firethe coppiced trees aren’t tallerbut I swear the island of stones has grownalluvial deposits from the last Ice Age if you think of it12,000 years to tumble down to here.We say we grow old […]The Bend in The River #poetry #earthweal
Practice self control.Everyone will pave their way.Observe and allow. – Grace Y. Estevez – ReddyRefrain
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I cannot stop emphasizing the fact that I see myself as both writer and reader equally. I find a huge amount of inspiration and encouragement in other people’s work and what I especially like reading is poetry. I am often having trouble finding work that really clings to my mind and has an everlasting effect, but when I do find a poet who greatly inspires me and educates me, it sticks for life. I become a ‘crazed’ fan who will shout about your poems just about everywhere. Although I am an avid fan of what we can now call immortal verses that stretch their ways from the ancient times into shapping our creative minds today, I have trouble finding poets and writers who are still living and whose writing simply bedazzles me.
Therefore, I would like to present you my best poetic discoveries from last year, which…
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