Category: Poetry

poem about not giving up 0

Shine

Poem   Just know that you are smart Keep your treasure glowing Dial up your suntan Go see what the world is doing There’s a universe inside your skull Let its best flow out...

bereavement poem 0

Forget Forgiveness

Poem   Months have passed Summer turned to fall. Days are growing cold- and the wind is blowing fast …away to a crimson sky- bloody sunset and do you know? I still hide to...

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Faith Amidst Doubt?

Haibun Simon said in reply, “Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets.” Luke 5:5, New American Bible   How did you...

inspiring poem about life 0

Of Storms

Inspiring Poem   To know that the thatches will hold To know that the storm will break To know of a forecast beyond today I say to you this: These books are my life...

poem about pain 0

Monster

Poem   Even if I’d set out to intentionally create a source of pain, I couldn’t have done better. Because it never really leaves, it only lessens, Becomes distracted by a leg cramp here,...

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Weekend-feeling Weekday

Weekend-feeling Weekday Sharon Van Etten’s Taking Chances croons in my earbuds. Late afternoon heat breaks, and a pale-blue sky remains at sunset. Some cardinal flies from branch to branch, as the hoot of an...

Hope Collector 1

The Hope Collector

I am the collector of thrown away hopes. Lost and forgotten, blown in the wind, strewn in the street. I pick them up, brush them off and give them someone, someone who believes in...