Kerfuffle Komics: You, or: Eye…

Image to Poem to Comic In January, I wrote the below poem for Sadje’s image prompt, and artist Matt Snyder of AProlificPotpourri was inspired to draw a comic (see below) based upon my verse. My poem had been inspired by this image of a green field, in the center of which is a flowerbed shaped… Continue reading Kerfuffle Komics: You, or: Eye…

Creation, or: Extinction

Poetry Partners #173 'Mother Earth', a poem by Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris of ‘Gypsie’s Writings, Musings, Quotes & Poetry’ I am Mother Earth birthplace of all living and non-living things upon me Be it animal, plant, water, dirt or sky it is I who hold the key to their creation or extinction Those that are gentle… Continue reading Creation, or: Extinction

Forward, or: Back

A 'Waltz Wave' Credit: Deniel Argenal (Unsplash) this place is no longer safe for you my love we can stave them off no longer despite our efforts to save this land from destruction leave me now~ don't look back 'What do you see' prompt For today's #WDYS prompt, Sadje offers us this image of the… Continue reading Forward, or: Back

You, or: Eye

A 'Waltz Wave' I see you; I watch you thoughtfully each day; I know your imprudent indifference towards me, your home; I was here before you; and I shall survive you ‘What do you see’ Prompt #169 The 'waltz wave' poem above was written for Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt. Sadje offers us this photo (to… Continue reading You, or: Eye

Like the wind, or: Like the earth

Poetry Partners #145 'Your life is a story like the wind!', a poem by Wm. "Mark" Parry of 'works of words' Your life is a story like the wind, Like the sky, Like a river, Or a ship on the sea. Harder still to understand; Let if flow this story, let if flow. Search the… Continue reading Like the wind, or: Like the earth

After, or: My time

A Choka ground temperature at depths greater than ten feet stays relatively constant through the course of time please bury me deep in Earth's comfortable bosom a warm welcoming spa-like decomposition muscles loosening lying horizontally limbs and back at rest and still mine to enjoy finally Choka? The most intricate Japanese Poetry form is the… Continue reading After, or: My time

Humanity, or: Humility

A 'Roundabout' poem Big! Bang! Our universe was born. Something came before it- A universe That was no worse- Something came before it. Grind! Creak! The continents all split. Earth's species were dispersed- Giant sloths lopped; Balbarids hopped; Earth's species were dispersed. It fascinates that life's diverse; Though man came out on top... And by… Continue reading Humanity, or: Humility

Between her hills, or: Over her lush fallows

A 'Donna' limerick The heat rose from between her hills over her lush fallows. I stopped; my eye distracted by enticing omphalos. ‘What do you see’ Prompt #150 For Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offered the photo below as inspiration for writers to produce art. Image credit:Robert Lukeman @ Unsplash Murisopsis’ Poetry Scavenger Hunt This… Continue reading Between her hills, or: Over her lush fallows