By Chance

OnlyBy chanceDear wayfarerBeyond the paleWill you find the accidental trailYet, bySeekingA shroud will guidenight and dayAs if there can be no other way "Do I need to wear this helmet?" "Of course not. If you fall you can just get a new head from the store." I fear, I hope,And in hesitationI fumble ASuccessful Hail … Continue reading By Chance

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

Mystic Rite

Wild fragmentsAt the mercy of fireWhen scorchedin ancient traditionAndForged under pressureIgnite a raw potentialA single wispevokes vivid hopeThen blossoms with lifeWhose soft tendrils curlUpon escapeThey lift like a dancerin the lightpirouetting above theScalding murkA lost lovers scentAfter nights too longprickling the sensesAs anticipation peaksWe blessAnd give thanksFor this mystic riteOf the gods Happy International Coffee … Continue reading Mystic Rite