This was published once before, but circumstances in my life at the moment – in this Mercury Retrograde and Age of Aquarius moment – urged me to share this one again. It might sound crazy, but I think this is one of the most important poems I’ve ever written. BURIED, DEEP. Note: OK, so having […]

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Silver Threading! Check out Colleen’s fabulous Fall poem. ♥   This year, especially, I begrudge the start of Autumn. After breaking my hip 4 weeks ago, I felt as if I was forced to merely observe the second half of summer through shaded glass, from a hospital […]

Welcome to the Haiku challenge! Check it out here. Challenge words for the week are ‘sizzle’ and ‘sleek.’ I try my best to keep up with modern-day ‘speak,’ but sometimes it just evades me! 😀 AN OLD FART’S TAKE ON MODERN LANGUAGE by Wendy Anne Darling:   Save

Happy Friday!  I hope you’re King or Queen of your weekend. 🙂 In honor of Friday, here’s a little bit of fun that I just completed. Enjoy! OVERRULED…   King struts his male stuff all around the back yard… “This rock is mine! I pee on you!” Dog rules. “Think’st thou this barbeque belongs to […]

GOODNIGHT, LEXI-BEAR   And so, the day comes, when yet another friend goes home. When all sins are forgiven When they glow like a saint with a wonky halo.   When we choose to forget the multitudinous mornings That we picked up trash and uttered curses Stepping on coffee grounds and squishy somethings After another […]

POETRY and MAGIC   Does it scan? Does it flow? Does it set your heart aglow? Do the lyrics Lift your spirits From the depths? Sometimes it doesn’t And sometimes it can But it Really Doesn’t Need to Rhyme Anyway.   Build the words Like a trail – Circumnavigating planets And reach out for those […]