Category: poetry

Stumbling on Memories

There were boulders of many sizes and forms near the marsh. As I leapt from one to other adjusting my position for some photographs of the faraway hills, I stumbled, but thankfully regained my balance before I toppled into the water. When I scrolled through those photographs, words […]

Empty Nest

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 9 Nature The nest on the tree So empty and forlorn It can’t always be full They must soar The fledged nestling birds She knew that well As she nudged them to fly. But coming to the door Knowing it […]

False Yellowhead

Found these False Yellowhead seeds during my evening walk. Patiently waiting on the branches of death to drift away. False Yellowhead has an astringent smell which most people find unpleasant. Here goes the adage My dear one, don’t fall in love with any woman who only has good […]

Give a Hug.

In one of my earlier letters to my love, I wrote that I love the ocean and watching the waves crashing against the rocks. He wrote back that he has never seen waves crashing against rocks. Instead this is what he saw. Rocks becoming onewith the ocean,under the […]

Where is Your Halo?

Saint, where is your halo?Were you not born with one?It shone bright then.First you lost faithYou left it where it fellIn that vast field of struggle.Your halo dimmedSo did your hope,When you killed your dream.Cynical and skepticalRuled by need and greed.From Saint to a sinnerNo more halo now.Now […]

Want To Go Paragliding

Paragliding and bungee jumping are two adventures I want to try before my health gives in to age. So that’s the one in my bucket list. Paragliding as a couple. They leaptentwinedin each other’s arms.Fear slayedby adrenaline.The parachute,a huge heartbillowed above.

An LED, Not Your Candle

They said, Be a candle,Ignite your wick,Let your light shine,Piercing all darknessAs far as your ray can go I said,I can’t be a candle,That burns itself out.Turning to vapours,While giving you light.Melting inch by inch.Till nothing remains. Instead,An LED light I will be With Powerjack and internal battery.Illuminating […]

Waiting

Why is mamma late? I am tired of waiting It’s long since I ate Eyes tired and hurting Will she get me pizza? Today just for once ? I know it’s not a good idea She is without a job for months. Why is life so unfair? Some […]