Tag Archives: free verse

Sonder

A hundred raindrops falling on the just and the unjust A hundred fingers tapping thoughtfully at window panes A hundred miles walked to a holy place A hundred voices speaking softly from the heart A hundred kisses blossoming briefly, never … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Blackboard

faded memories particles clinging for a time forming meaning in words and shapes bullet points or diagrams a beautiful mess barely readable – yet maybe worth the understanding a landscape left or a portrait fit for the Louvre or the … Continue reading

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Walking

I could stand still if I knew where I was headed, but the light is gone long since; I have lost my destination (or destiny) in the fog. To walk is stumbling steps, starting, stopping, striking stones before my faltering … Continue reading

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Sometimes

The happiest Mothers’ Day and Good Shepherd Sunday to everyone! “The Lord is my shepherd;  I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.”  –  Psalm 23 Sometimes … Continue reading

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Four Short Verses for May

Read them together if you like, or take them separately – four little poems that came to me on this beautiful May morning.  Happy May Day!  And happy Feast of St. Joseph! The mist obscures far-away things, as if to … Continue reading

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A Raindrop

Here is a free verse poem that I just composed about a week ago, after looking at a raindrop clinging to the outside of a window.  I hope you all enjoy it! A Raindrop Once I found the world, Reflected … Continue reading

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True

This is another one of my original free verse poems, written a little over a year ago.  It is one of my personal favorites.  I’ve been told that it sounds Dickinson-esque.  Feel free to tell me what you think! True … Continue reading

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Dream Impressions

Here is the most recent addition to my collection of original poetry… a free verse foray into the realm of fantasy. Dream Impressions Falling, flying, softly, silently, down through deep murky waters, through starry blackness, through a grey mist. A … Continue reading

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Rejuvenation

Here’s another original free verse poem, written (as you might have guessed) just after a rainstorm.  I love the fresh, liquid clarity of the atmosphere when the rain has just ceased to fall.  I hope this poem brings some of … Continue reading

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Unique

This being my first post, I thought I would publish an original poem of mine that sums up the chief purpose of this weblog: to add some color and originality to the world. Unique a solitary Crimson norway maple, standing … Continue reading

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