Looking to 2023, here's a poem to remind us of all that is still possible. No, it’s still possible to feel that springis in the air, to intuit these daysas pilgrim days: that these are morningsfor setting out and setting off,early hours when new storieshave already begun, morningsto understand that you are now livingfully in… Continue reading still possible
For you who needed to hear this, read it out loud. Sometimes, in the midst of every difficult and everyday awkward way you try to make your onward day, sometimes sitting down at the edge of everything that has made you too tired to take another step there's that caught sight, now here, now gone… Continue reading The Gleam by David Whyte
If little excites your spirit If none shows your eyes beauty If no one touches your heart If nothing brings your soul peace If nought bridges the void If all is meaningless What then...? From where will you come? ~ FlorenceT © 2021 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over… Continue reading If then
There is a luminous space between hopeful and hopeless, where hope still resides. The place of stillness, neither active or passive. A place where we observe beyond, gather and consolidate. Where we let things come...and go without expectations or anticipation. A place where light and darkness do not matter; their presence merely a balancing phenomenon.… Continue reading Luminous space
A windy wintry day, somewhat unexpected three weeks into spring. I woke to the tinkling sound of wind chimes which hang on the front porch and sunlight peeping through the dark curtains. Looking out, everything beyond my window is silhouetted against the sun, and there it was - the Japanese maple tree transplanted to its… Continue reading Truth will emerge
A little creativity... and I like the prompt word. Funny how some words just beckon 🙂 Prompt word 'stay' for the 'a' line, as supplied by Ronovan Write's weekly prompt. What 'a' line? Check this out here. Self-assured undeterred they stay their way, looking for that future when the sun sets; hope she nurtures in… Continue reading She knows
Is it hesitation or is it careful consideration? Is it “being nice” or is it “being fearful”? Is it doubt or merely kindness? Is it being in my power or is it being mean? There was a myriad of emotions which presented these last few weeks from these questions. And when the resolution arrived, it… Continue reading Pragmatic hope
The lunar new year has dawned…and the traditional celebration goes for 15 days. I anticipate another family gathering this week to mark the end of this festive period. Celebratory it may be, I do not mark time with festive seasons, whether they be Christmases or new years or lunar new years. Oddly, not birthdays either.… Continue reading When did you…?
Only the songs 🙂 and by an artiste I enjoy listening to...from his latest album "oh my messy mind". Somehow this song is fittingly depressing. and this, ah I'm a sucker for heartbreak songs... Sometimes we need to tap into these emotions, they make us who we are. ~ FlorenceT © 2019… Continue reading Heartbreak
For this week... draped in white, sunlight in her eyes; by gentle waves soothes her doubts, she hopes. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #270. This week's prompt words are pure and serene. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published… Continue reading Serene waters #Haiku 270
A sliver of light, Daybreak, eyes and mind converge, Focus on life's hopes. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #246. This week's prompt words are narrow and minded. 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 Daybreak #Haiku 246
Beyond words, I turn to the future; no reply. "Love me?" you had asked. ~ FlorenceT Here's a positive one? 🙂 Just a nod - I do envision a beaut future, Your question, answered. ~ FlorenceT This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #237. This week's prompt words are answer and question. If you are… Continue reading Answers #Haiku 237
A new release from Lukas Graham... something sweet and hopeful perhaps, to take us into the weekend. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/dN44xpHjNxE ~ FlorenceT
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 192 with prompt words - slim, chance a chance encounter a glance across time and space, comes a fine future. ~ FlorenceT © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 183 with prompt words - Magic, Hope Magic or fateful? The night sky dark yet sparkling, Hope is all there is. ~ FlorenceT © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 182 with prompt words - Singe, Deep Buried deep, the cold dark times; your love emblazoned across the blue sky. ~ FlorenceT © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 176 with prompt words - Broken, Over I must have time on my hands, or that these two words resonate... so here's three haikus from me... and there's more! When the world's shattered, as thunder roars and storms rage, Renew, start over. Broken spirit howls Enough, it's over; let me rest this… Continue reading Brokenness #Haiku Challenge 176 @RonovanWrites
There are moments when one is at peace driving along a busy road where sound is not noise where society is a welcome sight a reminder that life is simple. Saw a man sitting on a bench on a train platform teeming with life He had headphones on and a book to read cocooned within… Continue reading There is peace here
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
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 162 with prompt words - Hope, Stay what remains this day storm battered and rain assailed hope still unsurpassed. ~ FlorenceT © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.