REBLOG: ‘Sleep Writing’ by Yassy Khan

Poem: Poems whisper to me as I prepare for bed Like a lullaby I hear them in my head I fall asleep holding my notebook tight Clutch my pen feeling the ink glowing bright I dream I am writing in my slumber But when awake I canโ€™t remember To capture elusive words that run asunder… Continue reading REBLOG: ‘Sleep Writing’ by Yassy Khan

Needles, or: Threads

My 1st 'Wounded Couplet' Some dark traumas persist; they'll never heal; Unreachable festering maroon wounds Linger 'til people die, Spasming against the wills they are bound by. Our drugs such soul-griefs can never obtund; We're human for those deep twinges we feel. Robust hearts absorb, beating through the pain; Our strongest their heartbreaks learn to… Continue reading Needles, or: Threads

Spine, or: Soul

Poetry Partners #139 A poem by Barbara Dean Aliaga of 'AbuNana' When do you think you will be happy? What do you mean, I'm fine. No, there's a cloud of uncertainty Radiating from your spine. It's not my spine, you see dear sir That shouts to you I'm blue. It's my soul that's caught in… Continue reading Spine, or: Soul

Doubtful thoughts, or: Fed souls

Poetry Partners #103 'Doubtful Thoughts', a poem by Grace Y. Estevez - Reddy of 'Grace of the Sun' Doubts that swim inside my head, on my way but sit instead. Insecurities that spread, doubts that linger in my head. Took each step but feel misled, not suspecting I would dread. Doubts that float inside my… Continue reading Doubtful thoughts, or: Fed souls

The Ukiah, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Ukiah, or: Form verses creativity

Shared soul, or: You stay within me

Poetry Partners #13 A poem by Vidah (Chavi) of 'Magical World' You provide peace to my soul, And a reason to my life. You stay within me, Still far away from my rife. In finding you i lose, In finding your love i get triumph. Vidah (Chavi): https://myluvmymusic.wordpress.com/This poem was written for someone whom the… Continue reading Shared soul, or: You stay within me

The hunt, or: The soul sea

Poetry Partners #12 A poem by Selma Martin of 'Selma' A worthy cause, start the hunt for a calm place to inhabit merits more than trends to uphold untethered from modish habits But who, pray tell, marooned us here like beached whales needing assistance? How to find the point of return; woke to the sacred… Continue reading The hunt, or: The soul sea

Threaded with life stories and memories

dโ€™Verse prosery So. You've finally arrived, warrior. Did you find my undead legions' welcome to your liking? They were like you once, you knowโ€ฆ eyes blazing with foolish righteousness and deluded purpose... Well, until I plucked their mortal souls out. Did your masters teach you the anatomy of a soul, hero? Its heart is of… Continue reading Threaded with life stories and memories