Adrift

Change course…

Far too long I’ve drifted

Like that bark on the stream

fallen from its tree

It seems;

The shore far from sight…

The horizon blurs in the distance

I sink in the whirlpool of my

imaginings

How can it be?

I get a grip

While the faint sound of the bell

beckons me still

Time is of the essence here

my dear

No time to waste.

Well Runs Dry Haikus

There are moments like this…

Self is lost

in a dungeon of despair

the Well runs dry…

a dungeon of despair...

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fret not dear Self

Hope’s in your heart

All will be well

up from a dry well...

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Thus, it is either you feel down, lose hope, hate yourself…Or be your own best friend, especially in moments of spiritual backsliding, hold onto your faith, look up to the Source of your inner power and creativity, and soon, everything will be fine again.

Writing 201: Water Haiku

Haiku 1: Moving On

Pen in hand

Day is calm

The blue waters beckon

Pen in hand

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 Haiku 2: Freshness

early morning dew

Early morning dew

Saddled on life’s newborn leaf

Eaglet in the sky

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      Haiku 3: Reborn

Heaven’s blessing

Heaven’s blessing

the Waters of Baptism

Soul’s new life

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 Today’s poetry challenge on The Daily Post’s Writing 201 involves writing about Water (prompt), and/or a haiku (form), and/or use a simile (device).

Silence’s Shadow

Who could ever live with

Sounds that mar the peaceful rhythm of the hours

just before the break of day?

Nary a soul perhaps

Except for one who

at times

seeks to hear again and again

the comforting echo of a

Song’s refrain…

if only to flee

the lingering

Shadow of silence…

Writing Prompt courtesy of The Daily Post’s Ebook: 365 Days of Writing

O Dear Victim Soul I Pray

O Mom, my Dear Victim Soul, I Pray

In God’s Eternal Peace

Find Your Rest;

Ever do I offer my unending love

And cherished memories of you…

In God’s Eternal Kingdom, you are

Surrounded by Angels and Saints;

So now I seek your own

Holy Intercession;

Watch over us here your family

While we still journey as

Earth’s Pilgrims…

With Mary and the Saints

Bring us closer to God in faith

Each day, I pray

Amen

Three’s A Company: Trio No 3

How I feel when I go hungry in the middle of the night...

Dark is the Night

yet darker still are

the thoughts running through my mind

for pangs of hunger assails

I could easily go insane…

My fridge beckons then

So I rush my way to it

Alas, tears fall

For only a tray of ice lay inside…

Daily Prompt: Trio No 3

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Life by the Advantage of Foresight

 

If I could have the power to predict

A heart that sees... PhotoCredit: Inspirational Christian Blogs

and make things happen as I see

By the advantage of foresight                      

I’d predict my

Life without blight

A life where tears

Means Joy

Peace

Love

Not cries of anger

Nor hatred

From this wounded soul chained

by the shackles of sin

Not cries of lament,

anguish nor torment

From an isolated soul

Waging battles that

Leaves the self

Broken, shattered

Even if it

Means a day less

For what is a day

If ruled by wickedness

I’d rather see Tears

Washing away

Each pain

As I make my way

One step closer to the fullness

of Life I am meant to live

in Christ’s Everlasting Home.

 

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