Going for the Gold (a Quadrille)

I wrote this poem four years ago, when I first saw Chloe Kim snowboarding in the Winter Olympics. She was spellbinding, sailing across the half-pipe and up through the air spinning and landing perfectly. Now here she is four years later winning the gold once again. She is so much fun to watch. Congratulations to […]

Going for the Gold (a Quadrille)

Poem up! The Angry Birth (Pain)

Some writings are more difficult to share, depending on what portion of the person the content came from. The Angry Birth (Pain)Written by -M. Taggart He stared at the same imperfections in the sheetrockeach time he passed them. The studio apartment waslong enough for him to walk eight full footsteps, twelveif he entered his bedroom, […]

Poem up! The Angry Birth (Pain)

Cutest love stories

Today, on the 14th of February, I would like to share the cutest love story that I know of.Your heart will melt reading about it, let alone witnessing it. You guessed it, I am talking about the symbiotic relationship! 😉 Symbiosis entails two different species living together in harmony and helping each other out. If you watch […]

Cutest love stories

Spotlight Poetry – A Riddle – A Poem by Jonathan Swift

© Cristina Stefan, Winter, 2016 A Riddle by Jonathan Swift From Heaven I fall, though from earth I begin.No lady alive can show such a skin.I’m bright as an angel, and light as a feather,But heavy and dark, when you squeeze me together.Though candor and truth in my aspect I bear,Yet many poor creatures I […]

Spotlight Poetry – A Riddle – A Poem by Jonathan Swift

On friends

Having fewer friendsis often more,close friendshipsneed caring for. And the best wayto stay bonded and nearis by loving completely andbeing sincere. Lending your heartor a sympathetic earcan help eliminateall sorts of fears. And one good friendis all we really needfor the heart to be happyand blissfully freed. © 2022 Michelle Cook   Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/lion-roar-africa-animal-wildcat-3012515/

On friends

Your One-way Portal #doublenonet

Image from pixbay.com by artist “Pretty Sleepy.” the bejeweled future does beckonvisions of possibilitiesbut it is a one-way dooropen, you can’t go backpoint of no returnstep towards deathforeverdead endstoptimeonwardmove forwardopen that doorseek what is beyondthere is no other wayit is the past that is deadcreate your possibilitiesthe bejeweled future does beckon *** This was written […]

Your One-way Portal #doublenonet

Surrounded by Ghosts

My dog is gone, yet he is still herewatching me cry, making me smile. He joined the other ghostsand there are many -and more to come. Mourning and grieving, laughing sometimesremembering him young and old -just yesterday. Love never dies, it stays with usa comforting thought, nothing is ever lost. Quiet for the first two […]

Surrounded by Ghosts

Unicorn, or: Dragon

Poetry Partners #51 A tanka by Jane Aguiar of ‘Literature World’ Since antiquity the unicorn is described a legend creature projected from its cute forehead a single pointed longhorn Jane Aguiar: https://meandmyliterature.wordpress.com/ A shadorma by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ serpentine wingless water gods; oceans; lakes; foggy skies; auspicious Eastern dragons symbolize good luck […]

Unicorn, or: Dragon

Form Joy

Allow a better wayLift feelings up each dayWishes will soon displayAnswers swiftly conveyYouthful hues always staySunny skies gleam warm rays Create positive vibesHappiness paves a lifeOutstanding by designOasis of pure lightShining both day and nightEternal love glows bright Smiling can be a choiceMake hearts and souls rejoiceIt reflects through each voiceLaughs form a happy noiseEngaging […]

Form Joy

Sometimes Arrows Miss Their Mark #poetry #dverse

“Been shooting in the dark too longWhen something’s not right, it’s wrong” – Bob Dylan Sometimes arrows miss their mark:the paper heart I sent to youwas crumpled into damp tissueand never lit that spark Sometimes arrows miss their mark:love does not always love itself,sends selfish cards left on the shelfto gather dust in dark Sometimes […]

Sometimes Arrows Miss Their Mark #poetry #dverse

Spotlight Poetry – One Path – A Poem by Goff James

© Aloaye Norris Adoro, Pathways, 2016 One Path by Goff James One path leads me to the mountainsOne path leads me to the valesOne path leads me to the forestOne path leads me to the streamOne path leads me to the clifftopOne path leads me to the shoreOne path leads me up to heavenOne path […]

Spotlight Poetry – One Path – A Poem by Goff James

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not me, but someone from back in the day  who is frustrated by the illogical order of the keyboard. have you ever wondered why the letters on the keyboard are organized the way they are? while it seems like the letters were randomly strewn across the keys, this method of organizing the keyboard was developed […]

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