Flourish

Flourish: A Forget-Me-Not* In your warm arms, I found no harm. Inside I bloom, there’s no more gloom. I was revived, now I’m alive. Ready to love, and, yes, be loved. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thanks, Sarah!) *Forget-Me-Not  For-Get-Me-Not is a tiny verse… Continue reading Flourish

Malleable Heart

Malleable Heart: A Musette* I’ll be yours forever, dearly. Even my soul’s flown to heaven, Even bones are fin’lly laden, Until words become all futile, Until heart and mind are docile, I’ll be yours wholly, my only. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thanks, Sarah!)… Continue reading Malleable Heart

Flatline

Flatline: A Tho Nam Chu or Five Word Verse* When your soul flies out when your rhythmic heartbeats stop, when your breath runs out, please take me, with you. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Tho Nam Chu or Five Word… Continue reading Flatline

The Heart You Left

The Heart You Left Our children, our great grandchildren, and our great great grand-kids wanted to have a big centenarian birthday bash for me. I refused. I am too old for a party. I can’t even do jiggly jives any more. All I want for my 100th birthday is to be with you. That’s why… Continue reading The Heart You Left

Remember: A Rosemary*

Remember: A Rosemary* If you will ask my heart, it will tell you All that she wants is to remember you Your warm morning breath that whispers sweet words they were never absent, not even once each tickles, makes my heartbeat jump and dance I wish I remember hearing your words Your tender touch that… Continue reading Remember: A Rosemary*

Love Chant*

Love Chant* How do I love thee? I’ll write you letters till your eyes cannot see. How do I love thee? I’ll reach you even in the deepest blue sea. How do I love thee? I’ll sing you songs till you can’t hear me. How do I love thee? I’ll command the stars to shine… Continue reading Love Chant*

Numbered Days: A Naani

Numbered Days: A Naani ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Let me spend my last few breaths and what's left of me, to show you for the last time, how do I love thee. — Photo credit: Gerard Moonen In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge: N is for Naani. Naani The Naani is a stanzaic… Continue reading Numbered Days: A Naani

Dear Distance*

Dear Distance* A  free verse collaboration with my poetry Queen and my dear soul-sister Nandita of Manan Unleashed. *Does distance destroy or nurture love? This poem is inspired by two special people I truly adore, as I am witnessing how their love traverse spaces and time zones. Thank you Nandita for sharing your eloquent pen with me. ❤ It is both… Continue reading Dear Distance*