Poetry Friday, Tanka

Turning

Despite the fact that my Summer Shorts project has come to an end, I’ve kept up with snapping a daily photo, and so far have managed to pair each photo with a bit of writing (“Fall Fragments"). No promises (to myself or anyone else) that this will continue so consistently. But somehow it’s a nice… Continue reading Turning

Form poems, People, Poetry Friday

Fleeting

Fleeting Magic morning light paints me Yellow Submarine bell bottoms © 2017 by V. Nesdoly (All rights reserved) *************** This is my Summer Shorts poem for July 30th, when the Capture Your 365 (#CY365) photo prompt was Fleetiing. For those who don’t remember those wonderful Beatles days and the art style that was all the… Continue reading Fleeting

Form poems, Personal, Religious, Spiritual Journey Thursday, Tanka

New beginnings (SJfT)

I begin lots of things. It’s the continuations that I’m concerned about! Three new beginnings that have become a part of my daily life are captured in the photo and poem below: A Favorite Time of Day Laptop tucked away housework keeps till tomorrow. Now is time to pray to process joy and sorrow line-captured… Continue reading New beginnings (SJfT)

Haiga, Haiku, Poems by others, Poetry Friday

Shannon Falls Haiga

My sister takes amazing nature photographs. When I saw these on her Facebook profile yesterday, complete with haiku she’d written (her first she says), I told her she should write more and my thought was, I’ve got to share these with other lovers of nature and poetry. Poetry Friday is the perfect place. So here… Continue reading Shannon Falls Haiga

Form poems, Haiku, nature

Cattails

fluffy, pale, shapeless with just a hint of young self cattails in old age © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************** Prompt - Inspiration This haiku was inspired by the photo taken on a walk in March 2015. ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from… Continue reading Cattails

Haiku, nature, Personal

carpet

ground cover carpet fit for royalty purple periwinkle © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************** Prompt - Inspiration A walk outside in spring is always inspiring! ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from my files, along with what inspired them. If the prompt inspires you… Continue reading carpet

Form poems, Haiku, nature

Spring’s punctuation

magnolia asterisks punctuate spring’s green and black © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) *********** Prompt - Inspiration Spring, particularly blossoms on a March walk in 2014. Today also happens to be International Haiku Poetry Day. Read about it HERE. ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems… Continue reading Spring’s punctuation

Form poems, Pantoum, Religious

Play with words

Play with words Toy with words and you play with fire Gather memories like moss and kindling Quartz against quartz, ideas friction and spark Wisp of smoke is a portent Gather memories like moss and kindling Focus thought to a pinpoint through the lens of time Wisp of smoke is a portent Soon we will… Continue reading Play with words

Haiku, nature

pink elephant corn

pink elephant corn childhood’s quick-vanishing treat branches pop pink spring © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************ Prompt - Inspiration This April 2012 haiku was prompted by Spring, of course. What more is there to say? ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from my files,… Continue reading pink elephant corn

Haiga, Haiku, Poetry Friday

Seasonal haiku

Though right now I’m giving my main attention to another writing project, daily walks still inspire haiku-length ditties. Experience the season with me… Back gangrenous snow approves bitter new day clenched in freezing’s headlock. Frigid morning—still Winter’s hit the snooze button while we watch for Spring. White quilt melted. Cover’s off for all to see… Continue reading Seasonal haiku