Answers #Haiku 237

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

Vessel #Haiku 231

  my vision is clear; to reach the goal I will be a vessel for love. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #231. This week's prompt words are goal and cup. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check out his weekly challenge published every Monday - it comes … Continue reading Vessel #Haiku 231

What’s your story?

Most Christians I have met are helpful and friendly. Few are malicious or vicious. Many are non-judgmental. Yet many have also adopted a posture of being “the chosen ones”, the ones who know best - of what is godly, what is deemed acceptable, what is right, and their judgments of those who don’t ascribe to … Continue reading What’s your story?

Breathing #Haiku 222

Inhale and exhale Let your breath come together Uniting us all. ~ FlorenceT   This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #222. This week's prompt words are breathe and unite. 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 Breathing #Haiku 222

Shallow – “A Star is Born”

My new favourite song...     Oh, these lyrics... listen/read and weep. Tell me somethin', girl Are you happy in this modern world? Or do you need more? Is there somethin' else you're searchin' for? I'm falling In all the good times I find myself Longin' for change And in the bad times I fear … Continue reading Shallow – “A Star is Born”

Together #Haiku 220

he for she, a step for love and equality he and she, true strength. ~ FlorenceT This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #220. This week's prompt words are he and she. 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 Together #Haiku 220

Relentless #Haiku 219

relentless pursuit without reason, for love is blind, need compelling. ~ FlorenceT This haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #219. This week's prompt words are charge and reason. 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 … Continue reading Relentless #Haiku 219

Little one – a poem

Hey little one I know it hurts Though you smile Shrugging away anger Disappointment’s guise Hey little one I wish he’s more Do not hide Feel it and rage, my dear Let your pain flow out Hey little one I feel its hold Real shadow Leaves you cold, please my dear Let it strengthens not … Continue reading Little one – a poem

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

Our darkness in light

How often have you stopped yourself from saying or doing something because you don’t want to seem like a fool or just plain “bad”? I have. And how often have we made a call that someone is “dumb” or “mean”? And then later hesitate before we speak or act to avoid being referred to as … Continue reading Our darkness in light

Why work so hard?

Love is a constant reminder in my life – my people, my environment, my inner life. And I have often worked at distilling what this phenomenon means. As a close friend often tells me, I over-think things. And I even think about why I over-think?! The “why” is the eternal plague of a mind curious … Continue reading Why work so hard?

A birthday thought

Another year, and I notice a difference. No lingering doubt, no attending sorrow of what the day represented. Reclaiming gratitude for this day, as it was meant to be. Liberating. Acceptance of the passing years as I stand on solid ground, looking to a beautiful future together. There is much to be happy for, and … Continue reading A birthday thought