Invocation by Kim Sowol

I came upon this poem and Kim Sowol, an early 20th century Korean poet while watching a Korean drama series on Netflix.Ā  Intrigued by the feel of the poem, I searched and found this 2007 translation. I have now discovered another poet to read šŸ™‚ Enjoy!   O name broken in pieces! O name dispersed … Continue reading Invocation by Kim Sowol

Tenacious #Haiku 300

The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #300. This week's prompt words are grit and quit.Ā  This challenge has been going on for three hundred weeks...amazing!   tenacious though flawed,Ā  giving up not an option,Ā  his will continues.Ā  ~ FlorenceT   If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his … Continue reading Tenacious #Haiku 300

Forbidden #Haiku 294

Taste the forbidden, Revelation, ecstasy, Are you chaste no more? ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #294. This week's prompt words are chaste and taste. Asp made me think of venom, while surge is a synonym for jump. Too tenuous the relationships? šŸ™‚ If you are interested in participating, go to … Continue reading Forbidden #Haiku 294

Seduction #Haiku 280

valleys, mountains tempt seducing, hasten to its climatic moment. ~ FlorenceT   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #280. This week's prompt words are Valley and Peak. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if you are … Continue reading Seduction #Haiku 280

Passion #Haiku 276

For this week: the rain came, dousing fire raging within; like smoke, it drifts and fades. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #276. This week's prompt words are Forest and Whisper. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it … Continue reading Passion #Haiku 276

Longing #Haiku 262

Ripples of longing, waves rushing to shore, as time winding its way home. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #262. This week's prompt words are RIPPLE and WIND. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" … Continue reading Longing #Haiku 262

Longing #Haiku 256

  Dashing here and there, longing will never be stilled. Not all hope is lost. ~ FlorenceT   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #256. This week's prompt words are hope and dash. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it … Continue reading Longing #Haiku 256

Longing #Haiku 254

  Sweet as it may be, the heart trembles with longing only to know 'home'. ~ FlorenceT   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #254. This week's prompt words are sweet and heart. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it … Continue reading Longing #Haiku 254

Blue #Haiku 235

After a short hiatus, let me begin 2019 with a haiku šŸ™‚ Green grass, clear blue sky Yet it 'sounds like when doves cry' You left and I'm cold. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #235.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are grass and dove. If you are interested in participating, go to … Continue reading Blue #Haiku 235

Past #Haiku 233

  chastity a prize, blushing a feminine trait; those times are no more. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #233.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are blush and chaste. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if … Continue reading Past #Haiku 233

Vessel #Haiku 231

  my vision is clear; to reach the goal I will be a vessel for love. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #231.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are goal and cup. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes … Continue reading Vessel #Haiku 231

Waiting #Haiku 213

Slow, fast, fickle time Impatience and excitement Waiting in progress. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #213.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are time and movement. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if you are new … Continue reading Waiting #Haiku 213

Revolution #Haiku 210

Wake up and notice lament outrage heralding a revolution. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #210.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are woke and up. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if you are new to … Continue reading Revolution #Haiku 210

Longing #Haiku

This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #202.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are fragileĀ and heartbeat. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes with "how-to" if you are new to writing haiku. Challenge yourself! šŸ™‚     heart's not shatter-proof, it beats, thunderous … Continue reading Longing #Haiku

Breathless #Haiku Challenge 200 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 200 with prompt words - ire, fire   This is Ronovan's 200th consecutive weekly challenge - amazing feat for keeping it up!Ā  So he gives us "ire" and "fire"? šŸ™‚     fire rages on, heat consuming, rising ire breathless possession. ~ FlorenceT   Ā© 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts … Continue reading Breathless #Haiku Challenge 200 @RonovanWrites

Certainty, a poem

  As mind battles heart Ā  Ā for dominance its quest, Reason cannot defeat Ā  Ā the love residing within. ~ FlorenceT   Sometimes as words come to me, so does music.Ā  Oddly, this song pops up as I am creating this post, so here it is - a sweet simple song. Enjoy!   Ā© 2018 FlorenceT … Continue reading Certainty, a poem