Hey Poets: 10 Word Tuesday?

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  1. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    When
               I write
                          rhymes
                                       the lines
                                                     feel like
                                                                   skipping
                                                                                  stones . . .
                                                                                                                     .

    1. JaiAsahi23 profile image80
      JaiAsahi23posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      yeah well said

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Jai, Tuesday is coming around again, hope you come back! (with a 10 w poem?).

        1. SOKbattery profile image60
          SOKbatteryposted 5 weeks agoin reply to this

          Awesome

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Wow

    3. profile image57
      queenmystiqueposted 20 months agoin reply to this

      creative, I like that!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 20 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks!

    4. lambservant profile image91
      lambservantposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Love it.

    5. sknzuza profile image81
      sknzuzaposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      Great amazing!

    6. Isykariman profile image81
      Isykarimanposted 10 months agoin reply to this

      That's wonderful

    7. Pepperit profile image60
      Pepperitposted 4 days agoin reply to this

      Cool

  2. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    10 word Tuesday is clearly not a big seller lol

  3. Nellieanna profile image77
    Nellieannaposted 2 years ago

    I love it!  I missed it to respond in time!  Your skipping stones poem is lovely! 

    Here's one of mine:

    Some differences are
    Not different;
    Some resemblances
    Do not resemble.

    ______© Nellieanna H. Hay

    Oct., 1971

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Deep

      1. Nellieanna profile image77
        Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you for commenting!

  4. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Some people are poets,
    Others write poetry,
    Some poets write!

    And you Ms Nellieanna Hay, are one of They. Thank you so much for joining in lady!

    1. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      My pleasure,  dear poet friend!

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hear! Hear!

  5. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Didn't leave the nest today
    Having a little rest today

    I wrote this bit on Sunday, but hey, it's Tuesday again, got to go with what you've got.

  6. Nellieanna profile image77
    Nellieannaposted 2 years ago

    A little rest
    in one's nest
    Requires no test
    For verity!

    Yes, next moment, it will be Thursday or Sunday again!!

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Haha Nellieanna, irrefutable!

  7. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    I live and breathe
    Poetry
    Poetry dies
    To leave me

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      A new poem is born smile

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Wow

    2. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I like it!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you!

  8. JaiAsahi23 profile image80
    JaiAsahi23posted 2 years ago

    I usually
                 write
                         words
                                   with or
                                               without
                                                                meaning 
                                                                               about
                                                                                          someone

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Cool!

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Nice one JaiAsahi...thanks!

  9. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Wow you Rinita!

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks!!

  10. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    Hear now, now see
    A bud blooms
    Over the weeds

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Sweet Rinita! I'll have to share later, late for work....V

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks, and awaiting

  11. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    Mind
            knows
                      not
    what
            pen
                  writes
    until
            ink
                 flows
    out

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Surreal truth!

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        smile

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Janshares, oh yes she does, and what great insight in only 10 words. Appreciate you chiming in, thanks!

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Happy to participate!

    3. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Makes me smile!

  12. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    And then one day
    she never came back,
    dear love.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        a short story?

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          ...and to be continued...

  13. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    Burned his soul
    With her letter of adieu
    Tears quelled

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent! Love the sense of resignation.

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks, was an attempt to continue with your short story last week!

        1. snakeslane profile image85
          snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I thought so! Good job smile

          1. Senoritaa profile image83
            Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            Thank you!

  14. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Bittersweet 10w

    Like a flower
    that won't
    open,
    a gift not
    received.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Breaks a heart, that's the beauty!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you Rinita, I cheated and stole 10 words from another poem I was working on. No rules on 10 word Tuesday... wink

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Of course! I wish we could get more people to participate, though.

          1. snakeslane profile image85
            snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            It's ongoing, so we shall see. I'm actually kinda surprised it got this far, thanks to you for sharing.

            1. Nellieanna profile image77
              Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              It seems to me that the thread is jiggling along quite melodically!

  15. Nellieanna profile image77
    Nellieannaposted 2 years ago

    Giving
    Never
    Uses
    Up.

    ___© Nellieanna H. Hay

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      So profound Nellieanna, (in four words!).

      1. Nellieanna profile image77
        Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you, Snakeslane!

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      A truth lost on many!

      1. Nellieanna profile image77
        Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Only where it fits does it matter.

  16. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls*

    it's down to essentials
    work, and home
    home, and work.

    *thank you Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Oops, I missed this! Ah, take a poetry break from home and work, Verlie!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Hey Rinita, good plan!

  17. shanmarie profile image86
    shanmarieposted 2 years ago

    It's not quite Tuesday yet, but this is in the news thread tonight. Count me a few hours early, I guess, which is a change - since I'm always late to everything else! 

    Wings spread like a butterfly,
    It feels good to fly!

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Nice! Thanks shanmarie. Better early than never lol. All day I thought it was Tuesday, oh man I need a holiday...

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Shanmarie - these are some beautiful 10 words, and I am pretty certain it was already Tuesday in some parts of the world when you posted this!

  18. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    Souls of babies
       sinking into
         an abyss







          of dark
          despair
               sad

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Deep and thought provoking!

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        It's my expression and acknowledgement of what's happening at our southwest US border. My heart hurts.

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Ah! I get it, yes, very hard times for the kids.

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Great write janshares, it is truly heart breaking, and heartless, separating children from their parents. Appreciate you posting this.

    3. Deepa damodaran profile image87
      Deepa damodaranposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      In solidarity..

  19. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    Pots, pans
    Jars, cans
    Herbs, spices
    Chef in me rises

    Feel quirky today!

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile Lol! I can feel the kitchen moving.

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you!!

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Love it, rattle those pots and pans!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Trying to get a little poetry into everyday chores, thank you Verlie!!

  20. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    "Goodbye!", whispered she
    On her death bed
    Closed eyes he

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Oh gosh! What a scene Rinita!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Chilled? Haha

  21. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Half a World Away

    While you sleep, I play.
    Your night is my day.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      This is you and me, yes Verlie? Anyway good one!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Haha, yes, it could be eh, me and you, and lots of us writing away merrily in our different time zones as the world turns...and thank you for always being here on Tuesday Poet!

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Right you are, and always a pleasure!

    2. chef-de-jour profile image98
      chef-de-jourposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      yet we both write in dark and in light...….

      Small Poem

      Priceless this planet earth.
      Thinking,
      what are these words worth?

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        worth a smile Andrew smile

      2. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Priceless words!

  22. pinkhawk profile image72
    pinkhawkposted 2 years ago

    Sadness brought by a farewell

    Savoring the melting fire,
    giving you with a zombie sigh…

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Feels as though one is being burned to ash in the fire of unrequited love. Thanks for this pinkhawk.

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Incredible!

  23. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    America's melting pot of rainbows
    Diluted forever by five votes

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      janshares, I see you are a people's poet. great 10 word write!

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Sigh!

  24. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 2 years ago

    Words hard to come by
    Writer's block, soul's fatal cry

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I hear you! Yes, but we/you shall overcome...

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        I don't see we have an option. Thank you, Verlie!

  25. Shena Bomowey profile image80
    Shena Bomoweyposted 2 years ago

    Oh, how words keep pouring
    Now my mind is drowning

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Vivid!

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Perfect Shena!

  26. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    Tossing words
    Tuesday's here
    Let them play
    As they appear

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Sweet jan!

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      A lot of word play, literally, this week. As usual good one Jan!

    3. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I like that, Jan!

  27. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Calling, calling,
    deep blue midnight
    color of
    barn swallow
    wings!

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Don't tell me you are working nights, and want to fly away!!

      On a serious note, beautiful verse.

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Rinita, you are psychic I think. The barn swallow has become a sort of muse. I've been observing these lovely blue birds up close for weeks, as they built a nest, and now the chick (just seen one so far) is hatched! This is definitely part of a longer poem I seem to be dreaming in my sleep (working nights?) Thank you so much.

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Haha.. maybe I am, who knows!

          It must have been a real treat to have watched such a  beautiful bird hatch. I have never seen them in real, but from whatever I have seen in pictures, I can say for certain that your 10 word  tribute here is  as beautiful!

          1. snakeslane profile image85
            snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            Hi Rinita, thanks. I saw two chicks today! They are so cute, mouths open, waiting for Mom (and Dad) to catch a fly lol.

            1. Senoritaa profile image83
              Senoritaaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              Pretty picture, that!

    2. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, beautiful, snakeslane.

    3. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      So lovely, Verlie!

  28. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 2 years ago

    Thanks dear Poets, for making Tuesdays special! (and every other day of the week too)

    1. chef-de-jour profile image98
      chef-de-jourposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Questionable Delays

      Breathless. Too late?
      Counting on two hands
      I arrive. Celebrate?

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Welcome! Thank you Andrew

  29. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 24 months ago

    Summertime

    Flowers, scuffed by bees
    tiny footprints in the yellow powder.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      We have several bees here, and at times one or two get into my tiny garden. They are beautiful to look at, but hard to capture in a photo frame. That is why we need poets like you, Verlie, to capture them in the frame of words!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you Rinita, for this beautiful comment!

  30. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 24 months ago

    Radio tonight
    Love songs
    Reminiscing
    Hearts that used to beat

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Sweet song Rinita.

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you, for singing along!

  31. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    Here I stay
    writing all day.
    Words are
    in play.

    wink

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      How nice, and how I wish! smile

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Me too Rinita, thanks!

  32. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 23 months ago

    Gleam is where
    I come to hide
    From the
    Starlight

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      'Gleam' has such a bright burnished tone. Lots of brightness in this!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you, Verlie, for appreciating it at another level.

        1. snakeslane profile image85
          snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

          Seeing the 'starlight' always triggers me, been trying to write about it too. Taking it to another level is what poetry is about? The reader makes up their own story, it's very freeing, for me as a writer, to know that..

          1. Senoritaa profile image83
            Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

            You are absolutely right, Verlie, about readers making up their own stories. Oh, and awaiting your poem on "starlight". I am sure it would be great!

            1. snakeslane profile image85
              snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

              smile

              1. snakeslane profile image85
                snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

                Aw, you poets are incurable romantics...So, without further ado I redo a previously published 'starlight' poem (not 10 words, does it count?)

                Eternity

                Turned cold tonight.
                Diamond stars are bright
                in the crystal clear
                black shimmering light.
                Stepped out on the porch
                to catch a glimpse
                of eternity.

                1. Senoritaa profile image83
                  Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

                  Fascinating is the word! Your poem your rule, and this poem rules the eternity. Black shimmering light, indeed! Wow! We are all incurable romantics for certain!!

                  1. snakeslane profile image85
                    snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

                    Rinita, thank you! See what you started with your 'starlight'! (edited!)

    2. Nellieanna profile image77
      Nellieannaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Paints a vivid picture! The contrast between 'gleam' and the intensity of 'starlight' is effective!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks a lot, Nellieanna!

  33. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 23 months ago

    The clock ticks
    to midnight
    Muses sleep
    Until next time

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Lovely! Wish you a blissful night's sleep.

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Muses resting, I like that.

  34. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 23 months ago

    True devotion,
    Like the sun rising each morn,
    Never fades

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Lovely!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks Verlie!

  35. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    Untitled

    unscripted
    unrehearsed
    please accept my
    verse
    it could be
    worse.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Humorous! Your verse cannot be anything close to 'worse'.

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Haha, thanks for humouring me Rinita!

  36. chef-de-jour profile image98
    chef-de-jourposted 23 months ago

    exceptional these
    early blackberries

    tempting poets' eyes
    deepening the pies.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Blackberry pie! Delicious!

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      exciting!

  37. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    It's still Tuesday!

  38. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 23 months ago

    Death train departs
    Station weeps
    Night expends
    Life train arrives

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      And on and on it goes, the soul's journey. Arrivals are so joyous, departures painful. Thanks for this reminder Rinita. Well put.

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you, Verlie. So it is.

    2. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Tragic and hopeful. Very Nice.

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Life in a nutshell. Thanks Jan

  39. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 23 months ago

    Disorganized
    Prioritizing
    Burdened



    I Try




    Staying
    Above






    The
    Downward




    Pull

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I can so relate to this Jan, thank you.

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        My life right now. But I'm doing okay. You're welcome.

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      May success be yours, Jan

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you. smile

  40. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    I didn't mean
    to write
    a poem,
    it happened
    accidentally...

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      yikes Wow! No words.

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        tongue anything goes, thanks janshares

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

          And what a marvelous accident it was!

          1. janshares profile image96
            jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

            +1

    2. chef-de-jour profile image98
      chef-de-jourposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      She is off to grate carrots
      he will later scoff.

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        LOL Andrew!

      2. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        That's a good mix.

      3. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        big_smile

  41. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 23 months ago

    Only love
    Can mend
    A shed tear
    A broken feather

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Beautiful!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks, Verlie

  42. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    Love's Song

    A melody
    that plays
    long before
    you even hear it.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Magic! Love seems to be a common theme today. And why not, it is so universal!

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you Poet. Yes, I was happy to see we are on the same page (literarily, and literally)...Have a great Tuesday Rinita! Not sure what your time is, still Tuesday I hope.

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

          Thanks, Verlie. Still Tuesday, time for some bedtime poetry! You too have a good Tuesday!

          1. snakeslane profile image85
            snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

            Thanks! It was tough, but I made it home, all better now.

  43. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 23 months ago

    Her hugs
    Transcend death
    Mother's touch
    Lives underneath
    Grieving skin

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Powerful Jan. Amazing to describe this bond in so few words.

      1. chef-de-jour profile image98
        chef-de-jourposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        In Willowherb

        Seeds parachute
        on the breeze,
        silences not yet
        our words.

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

          Silence that is spoken. Wonderful 10w.

        2. snakeslane profile image85
          snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

          Lovely, thanks Andrew.

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      And death and grief, yet another theme that creates such profound work, as yours Jan.

      1. janshares profile image96
        jansharesposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks, snakeslane and Senoritaa

  44. lovetherain profile image67
    lovetherainposted 23 months ago

    rising in the night
    I sleepwalk
    dreaming of finding
    dawn

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Oh the nights, poetry dreaming, love this moody piece, thanks lovetherain.

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Dream lines!

  45. lovetherain profile image67
    lovetherainposted 23 months ago

    morphogenetic fields
    pull the strings
    ordering the universe
    in time

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      !!! Wow! Again!

    2. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      .. and we're mere puppets. Beautiful!

  46. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 23 months ago

    On the 72nd Indian Independence Day - 15 Aug 2018

    Eve of Independence
    Lives lost
    Hope reborn,
    A new dawn

    1. chef-de-jour profile image98
      chef-de-jourposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      A great day for your country I think following such a messy transition. India's rich culture is a marvel. The future...anything can happen!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        You are right, and thank you, Andrew.

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I can feel the excitement!

      1. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you, Verlie

  47. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 23 months ago

    Work

    I worked in a
    garden today.
    This work is play.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Gardening on a Tuesday? Wow! Play away my friend.

  48. Senoritaa profile image83
    Senoritaaposted 22 months ago

    Tuesday comes
    Poets breathe
    Life into words
    Dried flowers bloom

    1. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

      This says so much Rinita, you are an inspiration.

      1. chef-de-jour profile image98
        chef-de-jourposted 22 months agoin reply to this

        Suntrap

        Two are caught
        dreaming

        their shadows
        blending
        freely

        on stone.

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

          Impressive!

        2. snakeslane profile image85
          snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

          Wow Andrew, wow! You really know how.

      2. Senoritaa profile image83
        Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks, Verlie. You've been busy.

        1. snakeslane profile image85
          snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

          Never too busy for poetry smile

  49. Erudite Scholar profile image65
    Erudite Scholarposted 22 months ago

    Stood on the edge of time

    Heard a distant chime

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

      Chilling, and heavenly!

    2. snakeslane profile image85
      snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

      Welcome Jeff,  I love that word 'chime' rhyme is good too smile

  50. snakeslane profile image85
    snakeslaneposted 22 months ago

    An angry red sun dots the thick sky, no escape.



    *smoke and ash from forest fires is blanketing the entire western half of N. America.

    1. Senoritaa profile image83
      Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

      Wow.. I hope you all are safe.

      1. snakeslane profile image85
        snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks, yes safe where I am, but there are 600 fires burning across the province, and I don't know how many in Western US. Many communities on evacuation alert. A province-wide state of emergency has been declared here in British Columbia. I just read that we are experiencing the worst air quality on earth! Some places worse than others. Outflow winds are funneling the smoke out to the coast and mixing with fires burning here. Worth a poem I guess sad

        1. Senoritaa profile image83
          Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

          Almost sounded like a very sad poem the way you mentioned, yes. Take care!

          1. snakeslane profile image85
            snakeslaneposted 22 months agoin reply to this

            Thank you Rinita. I meant to tell you the baby swallows I've been watching are learning to fly, so cute. Too cute for words...

            1. Senoritaa profile image83
              Senoritaaposted 22 months agoin reply to this

              That's wonderful! I'm sure you can come up with 10 words for them next Tuesday smile

 
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