lose the skin we have, and step into another; live in it like our own. fool eyes, which see it as our own; living a lie in shadows; with a hope, none will see the lights of darkness. but time – wisest of all, sheds light even on dark corners; one fine … Read more
little hope to guide past darkness – veilleuse (June 23rd, 2012) nightlight – the little one sleeps with a smile (tried another in context; June 27th, 2012.) Veilleuse is a French word, meaning night light. Shared with Haiku Heights & Haiku My Heart and Open Link Night..
trust – lies broken; like my life that you took away; abused. The poetry form is the Elfje, which originated in The Netherlands. It is a poem with eleven words spread over five lines. More details on the poem’s specific structure here. (June 22nd, 2012)
silent river naked feet on thorns – still walk Shared with Haiku Heights ~&~ Haiku My Heart ~&~ Open Link Night. (June 18th, 2012)
perspective – oil is but black gold if you mine The poetic form involved here is a Senryu. Senryu is Japanese haikai form. It’s similar to the haiku, but the association here is with life and emotions, rather than nature. Like haiku, the form is 17 syllables or under, written usually in three lines. … Read more