Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Harmony #Haiku 268

Here is the haiku: gratitude, always a life dancing in tempo to her soul's rhythm ~ FlorenceT   And here is the song that popped into my head (???): Dare you not to sing! 🙂   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #268. This week's prompt words are HARMONY and GRATITUDE. If you… Continue reading Harmony #Haiku 268

Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Beauty #Haiku 267

  A marvelous sight; Striking mane, exquisite form, A sublime beauty! ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #267. This week's prompt words are MARVELLOUS and TERRIFIC. 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… Continue reading Beauty #Haiku 267

Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Time #Haiku 264

Five years of continuous weekly prompts - way to go, Ronovan! And here's my contribution this week.     In quiet repose, she watches time; her beauty evolves, autumn comes. ~ FlorenceT   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #264. This week's prompt words are BEAUTY and QUIET. If you are interested in… Continue reading Time #Haiku 264

Living life, Reflection, Spirit & Soul

Positive space

So after many years, I am attending a church service… at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. Choral Evensong is a different experience, one that I didn’t get to attend often. When words are spoken at me, my intellectual and rational mind gets to work. But when worship and reverence is sung, the heart is called and… Continue reading Positive space

Beauty, Haiku, Poetry

Struck #Haiku 224

Struck by her beauty Now I yearn for redemption Hunger no longer. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #225. This week's prompt words are hunger and strike. 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… Continue reading Struck #Haiku 224

Beauty, Haiku, Poetry, Spirit & Soul

Renaissance #Haiku 224

Enlightenment calls Art and beauty, science and faith, True worthy compass. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #224. This week's prompt words are art and compass. 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 Renaissance #Haiku 224

Living life, Reflection, Spirit & Soul

Reason not to

Reason. I have relied on you for as long as I can remember. That which was not logical, that which could not be proven did not merit, had no value. Yet I must admit you are losing your grip. For a long while now I hear that calling, something within and without me; that something… Continue reading Reason not to

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Brawn #Haiku 206

This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #206. This week's prompt words are bliss and brawn. 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! 🙂   muscled man beauty tall dark handsome… Continue reading Brawn #Haiku 206

Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Lavender #Haiku Challenge 168 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 168 with prompt words - Sweet, Scent  blooms reminiscent   the sweet fragrance of life, spring in purple-hazed love. ~ FlorenceT   © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Being Woman, Reflection, Spirit & Soul, The Self

The Crone and I

“All futures are tinted by the way in which you choose to view them.” Cat Hellisen 'Mother, Crone, Maiden'   What image pops into your head when you hear the word ‘crone’? What characteristics do you associate with this female archetype? Does she remind you of the 3 witches in ‘Macbeth’, ‘fire burn and cauldron… Continue reading The Crone and I

Beauty, Being alive, Living life, The Self

There is magic

Looking out into the grey mountain skies remembering where I've been wondering where the road will lead; There is magic in the shimmering rain that falls in the light peering through the future remains. ~ FlorenceT   I am not my mistakes, But God knows, I've made a few.  I started to question the angels,… Continue reading There is magic

Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Bloom #Haiku Challenge 142 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 142 with prompt words - Spring, Fresh For my benefit (when I declared I was too busy and had yet to write for this challenge) and what a privilege, a haiku from the beautiful S.  Yep, she messaged it to me and instructed "there will be no capitalisation" on the haiku 🙂  … Continue reading Bloom #Haiku Challenge 142 @RonovanWrites