Tag Archives: introtopoetry

The Future of the Bard

Perchance if one would live to see The bard forgotten as time passed thee If Hamlet’s question was ne’er to be And forgotten Othello’s tragedy Bubble, bubble, and trouble that day When lost are king John, Henry two and three … Continue reading

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Flooded Landscape

You drank and you drank and you drank But the floodwaters covered your face As you drown under the smothering waters Which seem to pour endlessly from the sky Your skin had been dried and cracked yesterday Baked and hardened … Continue reading

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Life May Be Good…

Life may not be fair but it can still be good Taking the moment to savor food and drink The embrace of a friend or the lover’s kiss To enjoy the quest for knowledge and wisdom Or to delight in … Continue reading

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Banana Pie

Banana pie was childhood’s sweet treat That for special occasions we would eat But only on the first day Would the fruit looking nice stay So perhaps that is why it was rare That we would indulge in this sweet … Continue reading

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The Treacherous Sea

My avatar wades out into the vast sea of information Fishing for the truth in the midst of the murky waters Made brown by the silt of data that flows down river And the runoff of the manure deposited upon … Continue reading

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Thinning

When did my hair get so thin That it no longer protects my scalp skin Yet it never lays flat After wearing a hat Oh how wonderfully vain I have been Several days behind now in the Intro to Poetry … Continue reading

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Vacation

So often the journey of life is told like an epic tale Where we go out to conquer the monsters that haunt our world Yet, sometimes a trip can be merely an adventure Or a time to retreat from the … Continue reading

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Long Lost

At the time we were inseparable, two mates encountering life But time has its way of pulling apart and placing an ocean between Colleagues and friend braving the stormy seas of life Divided as the four winds blew our sails … Continue reading

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What Lies Beneath

There is a kindness in the smile that reflects the big heart that lies within Where tenderness and tenacity together toil to transform the world in little ways For there is a fiery resolve that refuses to release its hopes … Continue reading

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Flood

Heavens wail and cry Floods consume the land and life Earth drinks in the tears Trying the #introtopoetry to reprompt the poetic imagination, today’s challenge was to use water as the inspiration and to write a haiku

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