Mehndi The family arrived, The bridal Mehndi applied, The groom was surprised. She looked so refined, Such an intricate design, The details defined. The henna stained red, Delicate feet, hands, and head… All before she wed. […]
Lost at Sea Do you remember, Walking, fingers intertwined? Oh, how you loved me. I’m missing you now, Miles away from anywhere, Wishing you were near. Drifting, lost at sea, Among the fin and the […]
Kingdoms Ancient kingdoms lost, Heros born to save the day, Ancient kingdoms won. Men and monsters fight Against those hiding the truth. Light against the dark. Battlefields and swords, Old ways give new ways to […]
Fireworks The sky is ablaze, Dazzling colors of red, Bursting white and blue. Whistling rockets, Fountains spewing small sparkles While spectators “Ooooo.”
For the Love of Dogs Is there anything Sweeter than the acceptance And love of a dog? Unconditional, Forgiving and so patient, Eyes only for you. Who can resist a Wagging tail and a wet […]
Summer Blueberries Summer blueberries, Exploding inside my mouth. Nature’s little treat. Humble blueberries, Waiting for nimble fingers, To quickly pluck them. They are my childhood. We picked buckets for pancakes, Muffins and ice cream. Plump, […]
The Photographer His eyes were open. He saw what no one else did. He held a power. He held the power To capture time, a moment, The light or movement. His trigger finger, Making us […]
A Walk in the Clouds He walked in the clouds, He was searching for the path To get to Heaven. Through the mist, he saw God, out for a morning stroll. His bright eyes twinkling. […]
Wild Within There is something wild within, it’s untamed and free pushing boundaries. Separating out The ancient and primitive From technology. Ditching convention, Fighting the societal Constraints and mores. Digging for my roots, Tethered to […]
Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Cavendish Just like as in a nest of boxes round, Degrees of sizes in each box are found: So, in this world, may many others be Thinner […]
Beauty Beauty full of fear, There’s never been cause to trust. She’ll keep her secrets. Where will she find hope? In the hands of her savior; He is her refuge. He restores her faith, In […]
The Lady in the Green Car She was capable, Clever and sometimes reckless, Charming and divine. She would not be told, No one dared to interfere. She just had to drive.
Mystery She wanted to leave, Go where no one would find her, She planned an escape. She found an island, With mysteries of its own, She never returned.
The May Queen Spring bursts into bloom, Announcing the arrival Of her Majesty. The Summer May Queen, Crowned with glorious garlands, Celebrates new life.
Hero to Homeless He came back from war, No one cared what he had seen, No warm welcome home. He could not find work, Night terrors ravaged his sleep, War cost him a life. Life […]
To The Mountains, I Went I followed the path To the high misty mountains, To seek some solace. There, I found myself, Renewed with hope and purpose, New life in old bones.
In Awe, My Eyes in Wonder See Ornate Cupolas, And gleaming golden onions, Spires for miles. The brocade altars, Byzantine architecture, Befitting a king.
Desert Dunes Centuries of secrets, Dark nomadic whisperings, Kept in the desert. Breezes shift the sand Serpentining by moonlight, forming brand new dunes. .
Havana Has Swag Glowing in the dark, Fins and tail lights disappear, Havana swagger. Fat Cuban cigars, Cultivating car culture, Papa’s pride and joy. Vintage Cadillacs. Cruising up the Malecón, Still defying time.
Morning Glory The Dawn stretched and yawned, Dressed in gold and tangerine, Plotting out her day. The sky was cloudless, A cerulean canvas, Daubed and dabbed various hues. A dewdrop clinging, To unfurling blades of […]
Haikus In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day Rolling fields of green, And a raging Irish sea, This island is home. Corned beef and cabbage And the luck of the Irish, I just need a pint. […]
I Want to Go Places! Passport and backpack, One hundred and ninety-five Countries to go to. Another Stamp Been there and seen that, Ticking off my bucket list, One stamp at a time.
I want to see Everything Why go? She asked him. I want to see everything! He said as he packed. Student of the World With wide-eyed wonder, He slow traveled to places, Studying the world. […]
Tea Bests Coffee Tea is so divine, So much better than coffee, Comfort for the soul. Coffee Rush Bleary-eyed, I reach, For morning’s slap in the face, Gotta have that jolt.
Valentine’s Day Haikus 1 Take my empty heart And fill the void with sweet words, Conversation hearts. 2 I just want to know, Will you be my Valentine? Please bring me chocolate. 3 Patron Saint […]