creativity · poetry · writing

Poets

Write to enlighten –
words are keys,
phrases fodder

We are conductors,
orchestrating ideas,
penning odes to life.

(Happy New Year all!)

creativity · life · poetry

Production – VJ Knutson — FREE VERSE REVOLUTION

 

Thanks to Free Verse Revolution for publishing my poem:

What will be remembered when the show is over – will humour linger will dreams tarry will belief matter? Friends depart sans farewell lost in the debris of divorce we pass in shopping malls serve each other with smiles avoid lively interaction New responsibilities develop we are directors obsessed with reason, ideals now lapsed singularly […]

via Production – VJ Knutson — FREE VERSE REVOLUTION

creativity · culture · Family · Love · poetry · writing

Christmas Baking

Dates soften in the pan –
I stir with preoccupation
fresh-faced excitement
motivating each step.

I measure sugar, oats,
flour, the enormity
of my heart’s capacity
to love these young ones.

Add butter, and mix,
each stroke a hug,
anticipating enjoyment
a sweet connection.

Pat and bake, timer set,
bright eyes and tiny palms
lift upwards with sparkle –
Christmas cheer upon us.

(For Ragtag Community’s prompt: mix.  Image from personal collection.)