Saving Mortality

"The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies."– Kate McGahan A memoryDistant and dullSwells in my mindMy childhood dogLong since passed awayRunning in the windLapping at my faceResting at my feetA lifetime laterI still feel the love Love Never Dies Saviour A saviourMust be justIn action and wordA … Continue reading Saving Mortality

Surviving the Sprung Sun

Here comes the sun, and I say, it's all right.The Beatles Just alright? I say, thank Christ, it's about fucking time! Happinessbalanced on a sunbeamHopea running streamFaithfor the coming seasonLovethe endless dream Floral Survival Jack Frost clasped on the soft petalas only a conquerors gauntlet can imposeThe delicate life under harsh metalwilts, fated to decompose … Continue reading Surviving the Sprung Sun

Gwawdodyn: Belief

Desperation aids faith through beliefMystical hope can welcome reliefBut suffering sin, is an act withinNothing but time helps release the grief Quatrain form with an ab rhyme scheme.The gwawdodyn is a Welsh poetic form with a of couple variations. However, both versions are comprised of quatrains (4-line stanzas) that have a 9/9/10/9 syllable pattern and … Continue reading Gwawdodyn: Belief

Awdl Gywydd: Lay it Bare

Summon what was always thereLay it bare, at the church doorRelease your darkness with prayerThe devil may care no more Four lines, with seven syllables per line.The final syllable of the first and third lines rhyme with the 3rd-5th syllable of the following lines. Weekly Theme:Welsh Poetry Forms

Rimas Dissolutas: The Open Road

Weary of the warnings I made my choiceWithout constraints that so often dictateI started down the dusty disused roadToward shimmering opportunity Clear and proud I heard the dogmatic voicePraise community, order, taxes, ratesThe guidance faith and country bestowedThat allow a hopeful future to be As I listened I began to rejoiceClaiming only a personal mandateThe … Continue reading Rimas Dissolutas: The Open Road