The Dead’s Mistakes #poem #flashfiction

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I pause on the little stone bridge That overlooks the brook. The water passes beneath the arch of stones Gurgling over pebbles and bubbling past weeds. I listen to the voice of the brook A voice that has lived much longer than I have, A voice that has witnessed days of gladness And days of … Continue reading The Dead’s Mistakes #poem #flashfiction

#poem “Can There Be A Way?”

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I look out a window at the tree that grows too close to the power lines A gorgeous oak tree, vibrant and strong. But it must be cut down, Because of this increasingly claustrophobic, industrial world There’s little room for nature to grow. Pavement replaces soil Streetlamps replace trees Stars are blinded out by false … Continue reading #poem “Can There Be A Way?”

#poem Autumn’s Wonder

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“Autumn’s Wonder” The maple tree changes Into a bouquet of gold and orange Like a sunburst sunset Capturing my heart and my sense of wonder. What tells the tree to change its leaves? What warning has it been given that winter will soon draw near? That soon will come the time for slumber and wait … Continue reading #poem Autumn’s Wonder

A Halloween Poem For You!

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Haikus: Gone/For Whom The Bell Tolls

My haikus for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge–a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s mind active! This week’s words are: Pen & Muse. “Gone” The old oak muses What once was but now is lost, Heart an empty cage ~ “For Whom The Bell Tolls” Pen in … Continue reading Haikus: Gone/For Whom The Bell Tolls

Haikus: Not What You Think/Cling

My haikus for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge–a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s mind active! This week’s words are: Cheer & Call. “Not What You Think” Lost, she calls for help Limbs stretch across the graveyard Their leaves tinged autumn. ~ “Cling” Burdock calls, waits Grab, clinging … Continue reading Haikus: Not What You Think/Cling

Haikus: Colorful Season/Secret Garden

My haikus for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge–a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s mind active! This week’s words are: Harp & Clear. “Colorful Season” The clear day’s colors Dance to the Autumn Fairy’s Harp, warming cold hearts. ~ “Secret Garden” Harp sings in fingers Delicately gnomes … Continue reading Haikus: Colorful Season/Secret Garden

Welcome to October and Autumn!

I love carving pumpkins, even if it makes my hands sore afterwards, lol. Other places around the world are doing fun things with pumpkins too! Here are a few: (click on images to visit their websites for more photos and info)