Posts Categorized: Poetry

Poetry Corner: Sailing Into the Arms of God

One of the things I do besides write books, is I am a lyricist for Brittany Jean. Every now and then I’ll send her a set of lyrics and ask her to create a song out of them… but more often she will “commission” a set of lyrics. This one was in memory of a… Read more »

Poetry Corner: Snow Phantoms

Snow Phantoms Under the moon on a clear night Silhouetted in the starry light Phantoms spring up, out of the ground, I tarry, haunted by the sight. Wraith-like wisps dancing to and fro, Sliding through the darkness they go Flitting through imagination; And prancing patterns on the snow. Voiceless words hanging in the air, Phantom… Read more »

Poetry Corner: Five Year Old Gardening

Five-Year-Old Gardening 4-24-02 When the rain ends the white dandelions – tufts of fluff – begin to stretch out again peeking their eyes open to make sure the rain is gone. I wait, patiently curious until the sun has dried them out, then I snatch up the weed and blow, so hard that I need… Read more »

Poetry Corner: He Shook Off the Dusty Grave

I really enjoy writing Style poetry. The following is a Shakespearean Sonnet. 14 lines, with a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef gg, in iambic pentameter (10 syllables per line following an unstressed/stressed pattern). I find it fun to “write within the rules” when it comes to poetry… I know, I am a bit insane…. Read more »