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POETRY|SPIRITUALITY

It’s best not to weigh but to surrender to them in trust

Image by Khusen Rustamov from Pixabay
souls 
seeking
blue moments
in tomorrows
hearts racing amok
whole lessons forfeiting
circumventing life's hard blows
that seem to come out of the blue
dodged reality lacking graces
running against the current of now
dying to moments of full grace
when circumventing harsh blows
forfeiting whole lessons
hearts run in…


SYLLABIC POETRY

Awdl Gywydd — Welsh Rhyming

Thanks, Pixabay- Image by Carlos Mascioni from Pixabay
To know Kurt is to love him
though to Kim, his heart belongs
every day replete with awe
help them pick a wedding song

Now that Kurt has wedded Kim
without him, I feel all wrong
the third wheel between those two
I have none to tag along

Need to get me a hobby
Need it be…


What if I told you that the life we knew does not suit us anymore?

Photo by Jp Valery on Unsplash


Midlife change is the existential necessity.

forward-1274244_1920 to Future — Pixabay

Change. Everywhere you turn. Change.


REFLECTION | LIFE

Hindsight is a valuable resource.

Rearview mirror image credits: Image by jwvein from Pixabay



A TANKA|SPIRITUALITY

Would the story be different?

Newborn, with wrinkled forehead seems to be asking an important question of us.
Photo by Marcin Jozwiak on Unsplash
  • Happy Hanukkah, my Jewish…


Poem of flowers that broke through concrete to gift me a memory.

Wildflowers — dandelions — thriving on the concrete ground. We need to turn to nature to learn lessons on how to live.
Jazz Dancers on City Street — Image by Dirk (Beeki®) Schumacher from Pixabay


ONE-LINE POETRY|CHALKBOARD PROMPT

Endings and beginnings

Green car, sporting a big jolly red ribbon of hope. Hope — we need it in all our endings and beginnings.
Photo by James Lee on Unsplash


Children are our best teachers.

A child with eyes closed, hugging the earth. The picture is in a hazy blue color.
Children as teachers — Image by Enrique Meseguer from Pixabay

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