Poetry : the original soul food


There are moments
when the idea will
only be contained
in verse.

Haikus are available HERE.

The Revenant

A poem both light and dark.

poetry Quiet Grace

Pixabay / Larisa-K

Quiet Grace

Grace is a gift available and given to anyone.

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All to be perfect

Siblings and Complex PTSD

Pixabay / blickpixel


The day I lost my brother. (Siblings and Complex PTSD)

Single candle

Pixabay / pixel2013

Bone Deep

A legacy we were not meant to carry

Dark and Light with Rainbow

Pixabay / Pexels


His oak to my ivy. His sun to my rain.

Pixabay / shanjirsajid


It isn’t all it is advertised to be.

My Brother

Pixabay / draconianimages

For my brother

Duane Robert Stewart
October 16, 1964 – January 18, 2021

poem glitterdust

Pixabay / Mysticsartdesign

Glitter dust

Seven lines by seven syllables.

Poem Autumn

Pixabay / PublicDomainPictures

A poetic moment

A minimal poem in praise of Autumn.

Poem A brief ode to 2020

Pexels / Paula Schmidt

A brief ode to 2020

Just like 2020, if you say it five times fast it’ll make your head spin.

Robert Frost

WikiMedia / Fred Palumbo, 1941

Two Roads – ala Robert Frost

Robert Frost’s poem “The Path Not Taken” was the starting point for this homily of recovery.

W. Shakespeare

Pixabay / GDJ

Hamlet, revised

“the play ‘s the thing. Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.” ~ Hamlet

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2 responses to “Poetry : the original soul food”

  1. JD Grayson posted your poem Conformity on Medium. I love it.

    I love this. I love its compactness and its imagery. The rhyming couplet in the middle made me smile, and the idea of a perfect figment is fascinating. The whole thing is lovely. Thank you.

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