Shadow, or: Sunlight

Poetry Partners #84 A poem by Iswar Kar of 'Journey called life' I was trapped in a trap It was my darkest part My body and soul were torn apart I cried in pain but in vain. Eyes flooded in tears Face reddened in fear Tummy cried in hunger Heart saddened in sorrows. I was… Continue reading Shadow, or: Sunlight

Whispered prayers, or: Legions

Poetry Partners #83 'When You Choose War' a poem by Rosemary McMahan of 'Spirit Reflections' ... you cannot stop the Lenten rose’s pale white blossoms from unfurling nor can you command the pink-tinged buds of tulip trees to fold inward. When you choose war, know that the grass still greens in spring, the titmouse seeks… Continue reading Whispered prayers, or: Legions

Live to tell, or: Breathe

Poetry Partners #82 'No, Covid is Not Gone Yet!' a poem by Robert J Jr. of 'Robert's Snap Spot' Unexpected change in life. Omicron. Emergency Room. Doom. Crying. Pneumonia in Lungs. Not the fatal end… Huh! Sent home Emergency Room. Admitted to COVID-19 ward, husband can visit. Sunday, COVID ward, “COVID-19 Ward… No visit except… Continue reading Live to tell, or: Breathe

Alone again, or: Love poem

Poetry Partners #70 'Alone Again', a poem by Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris of 'Gypsie's Writings, Musings, Quotes & Poetry' The emptiness, the aloneness Disconnected from the bond With another human being Totally overwhelming As to be debilitating All consuming. No one to turn to For light conversation Deep, thought provoking verbiage Important issues That understanding nod… Continue reading Alone again, or: Love poem

Dirac, or: Schrödinger

Poetry Partners #69 A clerihew by hutschi of 'Neues vom Hutschi' Paul Dirac constructed a strange adjunction: He knew all about nothing and called it the „Delta function“. hutschi: https://hutschi.wordpress.com/ A clerihew by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ Erwin Schrödinger is best known for this zinger: A hypothetical puss that's both dead and alive...… Continue reading Dirac, or: Schrödinger

A lining of silver, or: A heart of gold

Poetry Partners #68 'a lining of silver', a poem by Jeff Flesch of 'Develop. Inspire. Transform.' I sit atop a tower, looking down at the flowers briar, calling to me at all hours it is beauty seen in the myriad contours and folds of life’s road — gold and shining in the afternoon sun, watching… Continue reading A lining of silver, or: A heart of gold

Literally, or: Figuratively

Poetry Partners #67 'The poem of your life', a poem by Kim Whysall-Hammond of 'The Cheesesellers Wife' You have always strived to understand when very small you deduced gravity was invisible strings tied to our feet and God sat at the world's centre pulling hard which is why He doesn’t answer little boys prayers, He… Continue reading Literally, or: Figuratively

The green lady, or: The red rogue

Poetry Partners #66 'The green lady', a poem by The.Richard.Braxton of 'therichardbraxton' A warming blanket of ocean in hand and night underneath the waves. The wake of ocean liners in a sea of smoke and flames. The green lady sits her throne of furrowed wings and reeds in swift judgement Creating a whole new world… Continue reading The green lady, or: The red rogue