Poetry from A to Z!

…and as I’ve mentioned, I’m off to combine them… And here are the 26 letter and the 26 forms from 16 countries!!! *** A is for Aubade (France) Alba or Aubade are: a love poem, most often mourning the parting of lovers while extolling the coming day. constructed at the discretion of the poet, length, […]

hatch

egg out of your hard-outside, fragile-inside, self-made shell of hate, hardened by society’s caging cruel words of unbelief. crack the calcium carbonate crystal, with each drumming of your tired yet unrelenting heart, create a freeing hole of hope. welcome the sunrays of faith. hatch. — 03.27.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In […]

#NaPoWriMo and #AtoZChallenge

Happy Monday, everyone! I’m thrilled to announce that I just registered to NaPoWriMo 2018 via http://www.napowrimo.net/ ! 😀 I did NaPoWriMo successfully last 2016 and I’m excited for this year because… I’m doing #NaPoWriMo with Blogging from A to Z Challenge (I did this first last 2016, too!)!   So what do I mean? I’ll have 26 poetry form, […]

scintillate

Under the bleeding sky welcoming dawn dressed in scintillating virgin rays of the sun fresh from its nightlong slumber, breathe in, breathe out. Feel your beating chest, smell your flowing breath, cherish this moment with no one but yourself. — 02.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response to dVerse Soul gazing

my sun

My love affair with words and rhymes started when I was a kid. I used to win slogan making contests, I used to sing songs with rhyming lyrics. Then I came across William Wordsworth’s “Daffodils”— the first seed of poetry planted inside me. Though my writing heart like Wordsworth’s cloud, wandered far and long. Aside […]

bone and brain

Unbreakable bone walled with collagen and calcium, ounce for ounce is stronger than a bar of steel. Soft yet complex brain tangled with circuits of neurons and nerves, byte per byte is better than a super computer. Your anatomy is divine. You’re not a super hero. You’re a super human. — 03.14.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading […]

f r o z e n f i r e

Himalayan mountains whisper their almost zero degree breeze, the choral of crickets sings their nightly lullaby, the rare blue blood moon leaks its silent yet shining beams, under layers of thick fabric, behind the speechless, wooden door, we set the frozen world on fire. — 03.13.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response […]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. […]

orange veil

Steps. More steps. Pointed heels tap, tapping, Hard soles clank, clanking, against the tiled, abused floor. The invading final rays of the setting sun again entered unwelcome, between the squared gaps of the rusting wired fence. The outside world’s noise, helped him in keeping me silent. Even the orange veil connived in hiding me beneath […]