Posts Categorized: Poetry

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 »

Poetry Corner: Kiernan’s Song

Welcome back to Poetry Corner Monday! Sorry I was quiet last week. Had some… rough stuff going on… In the vein of focusing on Kiernan Kane (my dad’s favorite character in my quadrilogy), here’s a song he sings in one of the books: (I believe it’s the third one, based on the date) Kiernan’s Song… Read more »

Poetry Corner: Dazzling Darkness

Dazzling Darkness 1-11-01 There is a darkness in my soul Where brightness used to flicker Left is just an empty hole That now grows dark and darker. The foaming, empty sea is full Of what confuses me Both deep and dark yet light and shallow Perhaps it holds the key. Emotions wash over my heart… Read more »