Category: poetic form

On a dragonflies beat. . .

Gwawdodyn (form)

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Wings fluttering on a summers breeze
A dragon in flight she dances free
Agile, she owns the skies, watch as she flies
mystic blessing caressing the tree.

Karen Hayward ©2017

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Wild Ginger.

English / Shakespearean Sonnet

mikewildyelginger1

Afresh, the past a lingering shadow

lost flowers among a field of old weeds.

Creeping through life’s journey, poison grows

for blossom always, do the fears we feed.

Alas, I must abstain from dark beliefs.

Water not those drowning in fallen tears.

We shall tend our petals, water our leaves.

With love, adoration, our future clears.

This bloom upon my heart, your honeyed touch

loves gently imposed photosynthesis.

Clarity!  I see you have tended much

beyond dark shadows of lingering mist.

Be us not lost flowers in life’s treason,

Be us weeds, loves blossom beyond reason.

Karen Hayward ©2017 (Words)

Michael J. Garland ©2017 (Image)