Denial

The poems that you often read are the opening of one’s heart, the revelation of one’s soul which deny you from the start. Not a whit can pass unknown – one’s whole heart is disrupt, but profit comes to those who learn and do not interrupt.

The Owl

The birds twittering in the trees suddenly stopped, the brilliant eyes of the town suddenly dimmed, all at once the trees heaved their last deep sighs, the grasses shook their heads – night fell. Out into the night shone two alert eyes, waiting, watching. Nothing stirred over the vast hillside. He turned to the west … Continue reading »

Firework night

Light show: awesome, noisy, flashing, sparkling, crackling, banging, vibrant Autumn garden display: Fireworks. (Cinquain poem) 5 Lines – not rhyming 1st line – a noun, 2 syllables 2nd line – 2 adjectives describing the noun, 2 syllables each 3rd line – 3 “……ing” words describing noun, 2 syllables each 4th line – a 4 word phrase about the noun, … Continue reading »

Halloween

Fright night: wary, scary, tricking, treating, chilling, thrilling, ghosties, goulies, witches abound: Samhain. (Cinquain poem) 5 Lines – not rhyming 1st line – a noun, 2 syllables 2nd line – 2 adjectives describing the noun, 2 syllables each 3rd line – 3 “……ing” words describing noun, 2 syllables each 4th line – a 4 word phrase about the noun, … Continue reading »