Dance #Haiku Challenge 186 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 186 with prompt words - body, close     bodies sway attuned, intimate revelation as nature decreed. ~ FlorenceT     © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

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Contemporary poetry I commend to you

Lit World Interviews

I have been reading poetry lately, not the Whitman, Cummings or Oliver but of contemporary poets, many of whom shared their creations first on social media before making it to traditional publication.

Who hasn’t heard of New York Times bestselling author, Rupi Kaur with Milk and Honey (2014),  her debut collection of poetry and prose collection of poems, and the recent The Sun and Her Flowers (2017).  Both books address the ebb and flow of life – triumph and loss, joy and hurt, trauma and healing – in essence tracing the universality of the human condition.

Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

Then there is the works of Lang Laev, born to Cambodian parents in a refugee camp in Thailand and raised in Sydney. She is the author of 5 collections of poems and prose, the most successful being Lullabies (2014) and Love and Misadventure (2013).  Her other collections include

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Earth delights #Haiku Challenge 179 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 179 with prompt words - Flare, Steam     Passion erupting Light showers, the earth rumbles Effervescent life. ~ FlorenceT   And if you are wondering... 🙂 Flare = erupting Steam = effervescent © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

To say goodbyes

To say goodbyes I learned to say goodbyes quick and short with a cheery countenance, Refusing to dwell in the heartbreaks each farewell always bring. I learned to hope, to dream anticipate bright futures coming true, Bracing a little, watchful believing love will conquer much. I learned to sleep alone warm and safe my imagination … Continue reading To say goodbyes

Dance #Haiku Challenge 140 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 140 with prompt words - Twist, Shout Twist and shout, he says Beats thunder, lightning dances Rejoice in your life. ~ FlorenceT   And a classic song to go with this - one of my daughter's favourites.   © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over … Continue reading Dance #Haiku Challenge 140 @RonovanWrites