Beauty, Being alive, Poetry, Reflection

Keeping Quiet

If we were not so single-minded about keeping our lives moving, and for once could do nothing, perhaps a huge silence might interrupt this sadness of never understanding ourselves and of threatening ourselves with death. Perhaps the earth can teach us as when everything seems dead and later proves to be alive. ~ Pablo Neruda,… Continue reading Keeping Quiet

Haiku, Pain, Poetry

Brokenness #Haiku Challenge 176 @RonovanWrites

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

Being alive, Nostalgia, Poetry, The Self

Renewal and inspired, by whom?

I crept into the back of the Hall as the speaker began. I had made sure I would be a little late so everyone was seated and facing the stage at the front. I didn’t want her to see me, not quite sure what that reception was to be – pleasure, anger, embarrassment… This was… Continue reading Renewal and inspired, by whom?

Being alive, Contemplate, Haiku, Poetry, Reminisce

Changing times #Haiku Challenge 1@RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 141 with prompt words - Breeze, Blow Age old breeze of time Sweeping debris, unceasing Change is ever, more. ~ FlorenceT In gratitude of the present. These are the days...   ~ FlorenceT   © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

#Haiku Challenge 101 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 101 with prompt words - Fresh, Wind Renewed energy Strengthened to take on the world With the wind of change. ~ FlorenceT         © 2016 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Haiku, Poetry

#Haiku Prompt Challenge 40 – New, Time

RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #40 - New, Time I wrote this a couple of days ago while sitting in my car in traffic.   Knowing, not knowing New sensation, can't resist  Time for renewal.       Finally have time to post it.  As it so happens today is my birthday, another haiku came… Continue reading #Haiku Prompt Challenge 40 – New, Time