Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #15, 2016

[Image from imgarcade.com] [Inspired by “Stockholm Sweetnin’”, performed by Scott Hamilton, Jasper Lundgaard, Jan Lundgren, and Kristian Leth.  Available to listen to from Spotify’s Jazzy Dinner playlist:] The way the petals opened out, revealing secrets hidden before in blush pink embrace. The way the vase captured light, sharing memory of his kiss, reflected through the…

Sunday Sonnet [with Alternative Rhyme], #15, 2016

[Image from Flickr] Had to fix that gutter soon: waterfalls now tumbled from off the roof.  Windowed scenes should not be dissected by water, somehow cascading from the heavens as in woods – each leaf a precipice from which, endowed with life-giving liquid, torrents of goods watery plummet to the ground and plough through the…

Poetry Through Music, #14, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] [Inspired by The Kooks’ “Naive”:] No more caring, wasting of time he didn’t deserve. Feet forward to meet the future in guise unknown; hopefully different to this short history. Nice pair of heels, practiced application – feather light – of a face for now, and with head held high she faced the night,…

Tuesday Tunes (or, rather, Thursday) – Poetry Through Music, #13, 2016

[Image from Kaieteur News] [This week’s song selection is Evan McHugh’s “Serenade the Moon”, available from the Spotify playlist “Your Favorite Coffeehouse”:] Hated to see her sad, tears to match the rain. No help could he offer her oftentimes, only wait for a smile to part the clouds: eyes alight with warmth of inner sun….

Sunday Sonnet (Monday-Posted & Rhymed Freely), #13, 2016

[Image by Salvator Dali] Today, she decided, before even opening her eyes.  Today would be slow, against the grain of modern age.  All know the pressure to maintain “busy”.  Ravens watched, spread their wings, stood guard then as she rose slowly from her bed, stretched and yawned (her nose wrinkling) and made towards the window.  Men…