Ah, nothing feels as satisfying,like after a fall, return to flying;To take that whisper of no hope,and still walk on that tightrope;If I said I’ve no fear, I’d be lying. Against all odds, I have fought,with all my passion, I’ve sought;Today, as I am where I did aim,I’m thankful I’m still the same;But with time, … Read moreAgainst all odds..
Once upon a dream –I saw myself exactlyas I am this day November PAD Challenge Day 16. #novpad16 The month of November sees the Poem-a-Day (PAD) challenge, hosted by Robert Lee Brewer at Poetic Asides. Day 16 theme is to fill the blank in the phrase “Once upon a _____” and then use that as … Read moreOnce upon a dream..
“Things do not change. We change.” – Henry David Thoreau never did have the courage; to go forth and conquer what once daunted my mind, held me back in shackles of self-doubt, hopelessness. the same obstacles, tonight seem but meager, footnotes in a journey to success; one that will be fruitful soon. I’m not who … Read moreChange
forgive my broken feet, for they are dead tired; dancing with the ghosts gathered from my past, around me like a hoop. painful my life, topples; hit by a thousand tears, I wish to run far away; but my shoulder bolted causes me to die here, drop to my knees again. I wonder, if I … Read moreOn heart’s papers..
a shout out to tess kincaid and magpie tales for inspiring this little poem in my muse. it was an image that got me thinking, and this is what cropped up… also shared with d’verse poets pub at their open link night and meeting the bar features; and the poet’s rally… my world is on … Read morepaperweight…
dancing to sunshine a new life blossoms each day with fresh hope, desire Photo by Sarah Girard, found through Google Images Shared @ Haiku Heights (Prompt #67, Yearn, September’s Height of Haiku Challenge) The Poets Rally (Week #51) © Leo (10th September, 2011)