Will she smile?

  She cried again. Over the time that had passed. Of the years she lost to her duties. Of the years she abandoned for fear. Sorrow etched her brow. She can only feel the tightening in her chest. She can only hear echoes of how she used to be. Submerged in this grief she cannot … Continue reading Will she smile?

Invocation by Kim Sowol

I came upon this poem and Kim Sowol, an early 20th century Korean poet while watching a Korean drama series on Netflix.Ā  Intrigued by the feel of the poem, I searched and found this 2007 translation. I have now discovered another poet to read šŸ™‚ Enjoy!   O name broken in pieces! O name dispersed … Continue reading Invocation by Kim Sowol

Not forever #Haiku 249

As its spire falls, rumbling sound hits nationā€™s heart. Its timbre flows far. ~ FlorenceT   The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan'sĀ Haiku Challenge #249.Ā This week'sĀ prompt words are pitch and tone. 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 Not forever #Haiku 249

#Haiku Challenge 96 @RonovanWrites

It seems such a long while since I wrote a haiku. So with this small window of (time) opportunity, here is my contribution toĀ  RonovanWrites Haiku ChallengeĀ 96 with prompt words - Lighting, Rain.   Quick as lightning strikes He was gone, never returned, Rain never did stop. - FlorenceT   Feature image 'Tears and rain' … Continue reading #Haiku Challenge 96 @RonovanWrites