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Earth, Sea and Sky

Nature's Trinity iambic pentameter sonnet (ten syllables per line) (successive lines rhyme sche...
2004May 2020

Connection to Nature

Dedicated to those who experience a direct personal connection to Nature independent of any explana...
3437Sep 2019

Happiness

BE HAPPY!...
90718Jul 2013

To New Poetry Corner Poets

Advice to New Poets: Focus on the quality of your poetry And continue to improve it with each w...
1,08918Nov 2014

Love Is A Decision

"Love is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be...
1,7709Sep 2015

Malala

This is a tribute to Malala, recent recipient of a Nobel Prize....
81215Oct 2014

Heart of the Sea

The heart of the sea is a mother's heart She is the great ancestral mother of all life on the plane...
1,16620Oct 2013

CONNECTING Singles

monorhyme acrostic Dedicated to CS...
5288Aug 2018

LIGHT

Nonet line1 - one syllable line2 - two syllables line3 - three syllables line4 - four syllable...
31913Jul 2019

HAPPINESS (Acrostic)

I wish to challenge others to write and post an acrostic on a theme of their choice. I dedicate thi...
52610Jun 2019

ALONENESS

Aloneness is different from loneliness It is an occasion for personal growth It gives an insight i...
1,35531Nov 2014

Poems from my Youth: (4) - My Love For You

Dedicated to the young and the young-at-heart especially to the ladies at CS...
93613Jul 2013

The Sound Of Silence

Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sounds of Silence" was, and remains, my favourite song of all time. I spe...
92616Feb 2014

Equanimity

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same” (Extract...
2552Feb 2019

A Mother's Love

Dedicated to my mother and to all mothers everywhere...
1,0067May 2016

POETRY AND PROSE

As a child, growing up, most of the poems I learned at school were of the traditional type. Memorizi...
1,22121Apr 2015

Rising From The Ashes

(To those dealing with addiction - drugs, alcohol, etc., and a broken heart)...
1,05219Jul 2014

Sands Of Time

Grains of sand trickling down the narrow crystal neck of the hourglass Each grain a measure...
7386Sep 2013

A Child's Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all CS folks! Please remember the Children!...
1,07422Dec 2014

bird haiku

bird raises its wings insect in grass stirs to look and is gobbled up checking all around b...
2723Dec 2018

Haiku 6 - butterflies, dragonfly, old tree

wings of gossamer gently pulsating the air butterflies in flight tail of dragonfly skimmin...
8738Oct 2013

Broken And Beautiful

Perhaps, it is because of the experience of being broken by hurt, and the suffering that goes with i...
7568Feb 2014

Lords of the Prairies - A Tribute To The Bison

The arrival of vast waves of white settlers in the 1800s, and their conflict with the Native America...
79011Jun 2014

Haiku 3 (shimmering pools of water...)

perched on the branch tree lizard puffs up its chest like a balloon mournful cries fill the a...
1,19213Jul 2013

Love Is A Decision

"Love is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be...
1,2427Jan 2016

blades of green

blades of green rise from the brown spreading all around soon to be sprinkled with yellow all a...
4417Apr 2018

The Old man and the Boy

though we know we may be hurt in love or life yet we walk on toward the very thing that may hurt...
4796Oct 2017

Love is Blind

They say Love is Blind Cupid's arrows hit Whoever they Find And put them In a Bind...
6805Nov 2013

FLOWERS

Acrostic...
8989May 2015

Winter's Silent Beauty

Alone I sit staring at the cold grey sky All around winter's handiwork so silent so beautiful...
65612Dec 2013

CHANGE

CHANGE ALONE IS UNCHANGING -Heraclitus (Poetic Prose)...
88419Aug 2013

Sailors In the Sky

Since I was a child, I have always admired the effortless gliding of vultures up in the sky. Among...
80019Jan 2017

Heart of Gold

Dedicated to cafetwo2010...
89838Oct 2017

Clouds and Sunshine

Some sunshine to cheer up those experiencing winter blues...
84614Nov 2014

BUTTERFLY

Acrostic...
1,08413Mar 2015

Tree Hugging

I wrote this especially for our tree-hugging poet Redex, and posted it on one of her blogs. It is i...
1,3956Nov 2015

An Act of Love

Ripening fruit swells more each day till skin so tight unable to contain the desire within burst...
7233Jun 2013

Children Of The Universe

"You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars..." - The Desiderata...
98411Jan 2015

Haiku 5 - aurora borealis, dancing fireflies

a buzzing bee the sleeping dog awakens then bolts from the room dancing in the dark fireflie...
1,2426Sep 2013

Dancing The Night Away

As Morgen said, it seems like the "blues bug" has struck the corner lately. I thought I would brigh...
74513Oct 2013

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