With shudders, noise, and billowed smoke
The train shoots down the rails,
A blur with every steamy stroke,
This life of hills and vales.
Inspired by John H.’s tip on Diaspora to carry an umbrella today because of the falling satellite, “Oh, Chicken Little”:
Oh, Chicken Little, the sky is falling,
And satellite pieces from space;
Is Jesus, too, about to come calling,
To raise us from this planet’s face?
My good-night couplet from last night, “I Sleep”: Continue reading
Here are three more quatrains from the UPLift group on Facebook. These little poems tackle some serious and heavy subjects.
THE ISLAND HEAVED
The island heaved, and Haiti fell,
The country thrown on hands and knees;
In face of death, the fearful swell,
While aid arrived across the seas. Continue reading
Below are three short stanzas done off the cuff for a couple of Facebook groups. I wrote the first two for our new UPLift Poetry and Postive Thoughts group. If you’re on Facebook come join us there. The group link is HERE.
The third stanza was done for a positive poetry group, also on Facebook, which I joined recently.
Enjoy them all and shine! Continue reading