Tiger, Tiger…

Tiger, Tiger, Living in the woods, One of the fiercest animals on the land. Swift as an arrow, He kills his prey in just one blow. So mighty, so strong, As he roams, Other animals hide inside their homes. What is that? Lightning struck the…

2020 Poetry Marathon, Hour 8

Emoji aren’t my thing, so I went to the random prompt generator for this one from 2016: Write a poem of praise. It can be praising a person, a place, or a thing…

Seasons Of The Life…

It’s not unknown, The tale about the four seasons, And the symbolism that each holds. So let’s start with the Queen of the Seasons – Spring, Spring Season symbolizes birth. True to its meaning, Nature blooms during this season. Then comes Summer, Breaking the door…

Best Friend…

I remember clearly, It was my tenth birthday, My parents had planned a surprise party. But what intrigued me, Was the big brown basket sitting on my bed, With a red ribbon tied at the end. At first, I had thought, Grandma had sent her…

Season of the Toddler – Hour 7 Prompt

It was the best of times Short person knee hugs Sloppy peanut butter kisses and giggles But then….. A storm and flood of emotions A tantrum Waves of wailing and tears Angry thrashing and toys strewn about In the middle of the violent storm Momentary…

2020 Poetry Marathon, Hour 6

Started this one, then got distracted. Back in the nick of time! Hour 6 prompt: Write about your ideal day using only imagery and sensory details.

Sunrise…

Look around, Nature is meeting the sky. The birds are flapping their wings, As the leaves rustle along with the wind, While the plants wait patiently to unfurl their flowers. Even the Earth is awakening, To witness this beautiful harmony, Of Nature and Sky together,…

In That, There is Peace – Hour 4 Prompt

It is eleven o’clock and I’m writing this to say that I am struggling today, here without you. You have missed so many major moments: the first African-American President, the last Space Shuttle launch, my wedding, your granddaughter and so much more. It’s hard for…