Category: poetry

Do not yearn for summer

Do not yearn for eternal summer For it will burn your heart empty When seeking to maintain its peak. Much stronger is the fire internal witnessed during the darker days. As the Earth cycles So are we. Nothing stops and nothing stays the same… Continue Reading “Do not yearn for summer”

Breakdown

A wild something screams out of the flesh, released for all to seeThe fear, horror, hopelessness With only one desire – not to exist The uncontrollable despair comparable only to deep dark sorrowOnce you experience sorrow, someone said, the depth is done, for it is… Continue Reading “Breakdown”

My morning with flowers

Music In The Plants As I kneel by a hedgerow wild, windswept and bountiful with buckthorn, nettles and hips I hear a song rising from within me Voice begins to fly out in tunes old and soulful that repeat in perfect harmony What a… Continue Reading “My morning with flowers”

Because she wants to

Like a bare tree she stands in her naked beauty Mixed in with the elements raw Slapped by the wind and washed by the rain With sunshine warming her bones She is rooted despite She is rooted regardless She lives, loves and breathes for… Continue Reading “Because she wants to”

more Soul Land reviews

Educator Soul Land by Natalia Clarke engages the reader through lovely language and imagery. I’m looking forward to showing several of these lines to my students as mentor texts to inspire their own writing! Claire M.So beautiful. It really takes a special poetry book to… Continue Reading “more Soul Land reviews”