getting there: a senryu for TLT

Dusting gun powders, digging buried bomb shrapnels, dark road of hate clears. — 12.28.2017 ©2017 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Manu Sanchez via Unsplash In response to Sonya of Only 100 Words‘ Three Line Tales Week 100!!! (Oh how I miss three-lining! 😀

Between My Bleeding Lines’ Readers: Jade M. Wong

An Elegy For Them This poem… Is for the child Sprinting through the crimson streets Tripping over the last breaths Of her father For the mother Protecting her babies’ ears From the piercing shrieks that echo Long after the ashes settle For the thousands of eyes That look to the sky Through acid and smoke And never […]

Beam Bath

Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight were not able to satiate the need to relax my heart and my mind. Instead, they made me think more about the intangible concept we try hard to grasp and understand. Yes. Love. Around 8 at night, I stepped out and let my skin be bathed by moon’s […]

Sunday Songs: For Your Glory

For Your glory I will do anything Just to see You To behold You as my King I wanna be where You are I gotta be where You are I wanna be where You are I gotta be where You are — When life is hard, when your mind and heart is tired, it is […]

Sea Shells: A Senryu

Silence of sea shells against the roaring blue waves, peace amid chaos. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 28. — Senryu So if you are wondering if a 3 line, 17 syllable poem is Haiku or Senryu, you can pretty much place the serious poem in the Haiku column and the more […]

Falling

slowly drifting, silently sinking, gradually calming, million cells shouting. welcoming blackness, embracing blankness, letting mind rest, leaving world’s mess. — 12.09.2015 ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: Link Originally written for Blogging University’s WRITING 101: Intro to Poetry Day 3 Assignment.

Melancholy

Melancholy: A Musette* I’ve tried melancholy, I died. You gave me bliss for free, I’m saved. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *The Musette is an invented verse form that presents the challenge of writing in very short lines. This form was […]

Departure

Departure: A Diamante* Earth, noisy, disturb, screeching, moving, screaming, tired, worn out, peaceful, silent calming, sparkling, appeasing, steady, laden, Heaven. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Diamante or Diamond Poem The Diamante or Diamond Poem is: a heptastich, (7 lines). often a shape […]

Clothed in Space and Grace

I am just reading an empowering post about Space and Grace when its lovely author Bikurgirl asked me to share my thoughts… then I read my dear friend Mel is also asking for space and grace’s meaning.  Coincidentally, The Script’s It’s Not Right For You started playing on my ears and the lyrics that tugged my heart goes like this: “It’s […]