Haiku – Poets


  Poets Poets gather here under the tree of life ONOMATOPOEIAS!   Here is an example of an onomatopoeia poem. I invite you to write one for Poem In Your Pocket Day. Running Water water plops into pond splish-splash downhill warbling magpies in tree trilling, melodic thrill   whoosh, passing breeze flags flutter and flap frog croaks, bird whistles babbling bubbles from tap *This poem … Continue reading Haiku – Poets

What Shapes Us


“The same law that shapes the earth-star shapes the snow-star. As surely as the petals of a flower are fixed, each of these countless snow-stars comes whirling to earth…these glorious spangles, the sweeping of heaven’s floor.”                                                                                                                         – Thoreau What Shapes Us This law I believe applies to all things live. Can we all be glorious spangles? Perhaps not. Perhaps yes. I hope yes! Are … Continue reading What Shapes Us

Are you thinking what I am thinking?


Are you thinking what I am thinking?   Today has been very perplexing. Are you thinking what I am thinking? I do not understand what is happening! Are you thinking what I am thinking? Someone requested that I not worry. Hah! Are you thinking what I am thinking? Yes often our minds are our worst enemy! Are you thinking what I am thinking? I am … Continue reading Are you thinking what I am thinking?

Soft Commotion and Jubilation


Soft commotion and jubilation comes at a cost; we must free ourselves of negative thoughts; even the ones we produce on our own, certainly those grim ideas pronounced on loud speakers by others. It seems these days, the loud speakers are louder than ever. We know their truth and legitimacy. there is no doubt. FEAR suppresses the soul; But I need a thousand colorful and … Continue reading Soft Commotion and Jubilation