In relationship, Nostalgia, Reflection

She left

What happens when someone leaves? To those left behind, there will be a period of remembering and reflection. News of her passing is no different. She was larger than life, beyond her physicality. The volatility of her words and actions left indelible prints upon the lives of those around her. I was only young when… Continue reading She left

Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Death #Haiku Challenge 190 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 190 with prompt words - tart, sweet   I got into a conversation with a friend about Zen and death, which through a circuitous route led to writing haiku. So here's my poem on death.   Tart fruit, sweet juices Life passing, bright sunsets Endings arriving. ~ FlorenceT   © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright… Continue reading Death #Haiku Challenge 190 @RonovanWrites

Being alive, Haiku, Passion, Poetry

Pulse #Haiku Challenge 188 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 188 with prompt words - quick, slip     As the slip glides down, Blood quickens, his eyes entranced A death long coming. ~ FlorenceT     © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Contemplate, Living life, Music

Sail away in contemplation

Sailing on the Gulf of Tonkin specifically Halong Bay off the northern coast of Vietnam, all is peace and quiet. This is despite the approximate 1000 boats on the bay to cater for tourism in the area.  Halong Bay was included as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, and one of the 7 new wonders by New… Continue reading Sail away in contemplation

Haiku, Poetry

#Haiku Prompt Challenge 44 – Charge, Lovers

RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #44 - Charge, Lover   The spark of Lovers Charges my soul with intent   Till love slowly fades. - FlorenceT   Image of 'Entwined Bnw' by Robert Gebbie © 2015 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.