Being alive, Living life, Poetry, Reflection

Admit something – a poem

Hold this lightly as we meet each other... a modern translation of a 14th century poem by Sufi poet, Hafiz. Admit something: Everyone you see, you say to them “Love Me” Of course you do not do this out loud, otherwise someone would call the cops.   Still, though, think about this, this great pull… Continue reading Admit something – a poem

Beauty, Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Home #Haiku 203

This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #203. This week's prompt words are home and free. 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! 🙂   To the bosom you'll return, home… Continue reading Home #Haiku 203

Being alive, Passion, Poetry

Certainty, a poem

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

Flash Fiction, In relationship, The Self, Writing

The room within

Connecting three dots... so bear with me. 1. Late last night, a friend thought I might enjoy Sue Vincent's writing prompt revolving around this less than 100 words. At the time I was inspired to write of a cosy space, filled with what I love... books.  But it was late then... 2. But this… Continue reading The room within


Being loved & loving

In Chinese culture, the elegant crane symbolises longevity and wisdom.  Its white plumage as a sign of purity; its red cap a sign of vitality, red being the element of fire. I thought an image of the crane appropriate for a quote on Love - longevity, wisdom, purity and vitality.  Don't you? 🙂 - FlorenceT… Continue reading Being loved & loving