I threw a cherry pit It grew into a tree. The squirrel ate the cherry fruit The snake ate her before she could scoot. The eagle scooped the snake The wind swept away the eagle before it was even awake. The mighty mountain stopped the wind Water rushed through the mountain and it was skinned. … Continue reading Web of Life
I attended a workshop on poetry last year. We tackled different forms of poetry, the one that intrigued me the most was erasure poetry. The facilitator gave us each a page of the daily newspaper. She asked us to pick any article and read through it. We were asked to circle not more than 3-5 … Continue reading Erasure Poetry – An intro
I wish I could put you in a jar and drink you when I want. I wish I could fold you and wear you when I want. I wish I could take a picture of you and see you when I want. Oh, happiness, why are you so fleeting? You come and go as you … Continue reading Come, stay a while
You were my wings when I couldn't fly You were my courage when I was shy. You were my legs when I couldn't walk You were my voice when I couldn't talk. You were my will when I was weak You were my smile when I couldn't greet. Happy Mother's Day !!
Don't take away my wings, says the eagle Don't take away my voice, says the songbird Don't take away my beak, says the woodpecker For that is where it hurts the most.
Who are you and why do you stare? I can never see you, yet you are always there. You stop me from walking You stop me from talking You stop me from sharing You stop me from caring. Get out of my heart Get out of my life You are not welcome here Now or … Continue reading fear
If I am coffee, you are the creamer. If I am a piece of toast, you are the jelly. If I am a pancake, you are the syrup. If I am a cake, you are the icing. If I am a salad, you are the dressing. If I am a tortilla chip, you are the … Continue reading Fun with food