Hour 22: Villanelle – Summer Nights

Villanelle – Summer Nights   I dress the trees behind me in layers, just like leaves as the cold summer nights still freeze.   I can feel in the morning a gentle breeze caress my tired eyes with a loving kiss as I dress the…

6:00 AM – Duplicates (Hour 22)

Duplicates (6:00 AM – Hour 22) ~ D², @d2poetry   If I could clone myself I would I would do it in triplicate   One would be resting One would be writing poetry One would be working out The other would be soaking in the…

Hour 22 – Awake, O Sleeper

Wake Up the visible becomes light Awake, O sleeper, Arise from the dead and Christ will shine on you.” Wake yourself, you who have drunk from the hand of the LORD the bowl the cup of staggering. Awake, awake, put on your strength for no…

White Feathers

  A white feather,  Alone  Blowing through a Target parking lot,   In the desert.    A saucy Irishman once told me,  He found them after his sister died. They were stuck in grass, Or doing cartwheels down the road,  Snowflakes from an angel just beyond….

Ah, New York!

I remember you and your bustling vibrancy! Energy, like nothing else in the whole world. Creative consciousness wired in a hive mind. That’s you, New York, and I still love you!

The Healing

Crossing into another time They could finally be free soak up the rays of the golden sun Bathe in the hot springs heal their scars and forget the past breathe

Haiku – Feather

Prompt 22, Hour 22 You are almost there. I’m sorry, this is the hardest part, but I think it’s time for another image prompt. Please choose one of the following images and write a poem inspired by it. All but the second image are from…

Wild Life Tale (prompt 27 and 28, Hour 22)

My sister’s first mistake was to buy a house with her ex-husband. Her second was to buy that house, with a pool. We were raised on the coast—fished, swam and surfed. So sand crabs and jellyfish, sea urchins and sharks were just part of our…

Pride Land (6:00 AM) – edit done (Hour 22)

~ D², @d2poetry See you unintentionally hiding fighting the impulse to shrink small come out from under that rock walk, don’t crawl pick up head lift up shoulders, stand tall exorcise named spirits, shame and embarrassment, serving no one, no one at all ~ D²,…