I love those moments…

I drive along country roads in autumn; warm, vibrant, coloured leaves fall from the trees, dancing, twirling around the top of the car in front, and swirling in a mini hurricane that I drive through unseen. Waking up on a Saturday morning in my own bed, not hungover, and realising I don’t have to work…

Bed’s warmth calls again

  The sun was rising, a haze filling the skyline ahead The frost kissing the grass, leaving it’s gentle sparkle The low cloud hugging the hilltops as we drove along Eurythmics serenaded us as our dreams slipped further away While work drew closer with every second Exciting but dismal as our days stretched before us…

Facets of cherry coloured berries

Cherries and berries Peaches but no pie Multi coloured facets Of shapes and patterns Fill our eyes Explosions of colour Exaggerated Nature, Clouds, sky, rustling leaves of trees All are chalk drawings Standing out against the ground Of grey human nature Rigid rules Bent Under the weight Of vibrant iridescence Sweet as cherries and berries…

Whirlwind inter-connectivity

The world runs rivers To the seas The earth crossed with blue shades of arteries. Pulsing lives All intertwined All connected Nothing planned Nothing certain Constantly shifting, changing course Joining others as they make their choice. Our souls run this path also Colliding with one another in serendipity Some join and flow together for all…

“We have no time to stand and stare”

“We have no time to stand and stare.” What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No…

Until

Until I find you I will be dating the ocean and its breeze Until you find me flirt with every cycle of the moon as you breathe Until I am ready for you I will be kissing the sun good morning and good evening Until you are ready for me make love to the seven…

Hunger Mountain| Publishing Opportunity

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We at The Reverie Journal are trying to create a community where we help each other. Each week, we give you a prompt for writing, we try to highlight one of you poets (If you’d like to be in the spotlight on Wednesday learn more here) and on Thursdays we…

Rumi: on LOVE

“Love is our Mother and The way of our Prophet. Yet it is in our nature To fight with Love. We can’t see you, mother, Hidden behind dark veils Woven by ourselves.” – Rumi Courtesy of http://www.relearn-to-dream-in-baku.blogspot.com Learn more here: Rumi (1207-1273) Blog post: Rumi – 13th Century Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi…

REBLOG: Highlights for Children | Publishing Opportunity

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I know we must have some poets out there who enjoy writing children’s poetry. I’ve never been much good at it myself, but we at The Reverie want to share multiple opportunities with our poets for potential publication. Of course, we certainly hope you’ll still consider submitting with us for…