prayer for roses

Dearestthe Philippines,I have a confession:in as much as my thumb aches toshade thename of the presidentmy bones believe for, mypassport is held in a foreign countrymy wingsclipped, face first, ona faraway soil. My tongue, bitten by the bile taste ofregret.I am alone here, curledin anticipation,choked in worry, even honeytastes bland.My nightsare prayers inthe dark. May… Continue reading prayer for roses


Constellate: A Crapsey Cinquain* Bodies from two to one, fused, bonded, tied, combined, ‘neath heaven, ‘bove earth, makes one more human. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Crapsey Cinquain, one of the most popular modern variations of the cinquain was created by the… Continue reading Constellate

Chase: A Cinquain

Chase: A Cinquain ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Chaser of hazy hopes believes impossible in time will become possible, dreamer. — Photo credit: Serhat Duygun In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: C is for Cinquain Cinquain Cinquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2,… Continue reading Chase: A Cinquain

Rainbow Roof: A French Cinquain*

Rainbow Roof: A French Cinquain* Eight colors live inside our home-- dad's strong blue while mom's bright yellow six siblings have diff'rent dye-tones. Our roof serves as our own rainbow where God's faithful love lives and glow. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Abigail Keenan In response to Daily Post: Colorful and Napowrimo Day 2.… Continue reading Rainbow Roof: A French Cinquain*