Sunday, November 18, 2018

PAD challenge Tired of 3-1


Tired of this Dream

I dreamed I was somewhere.
At some hospital, Somewhere.
A woman dressed as a nurse,
a man and I stood by a bed.
In it, lay and old man
with red, shriveled legs.
He was obviously dying.

The nurse said one of us
would have to cut off his legs.
I said I would because
it needed to be done.
But as I  held the scalpel,
I realized I wasn’t a doctor
and shouldn’t be amputating.

So I told the man to do it.
But the nurse said that
 I couldn’t back out now.
As the scalpel in my hand
came closer to the diseased legs,
I said, “I’m tired of this dream,”
and woke myself up.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

PAD challenge darkest hour 2-2, Poem Away Andaree


Clouds Come and Go

Just no room for depression or fear
All seems to be fine and right
Not a cloud in sight
Full of hope
Light
Will stay? Nope!
Cold winds come that bite
Gray, gloomy clouds, I must fight
Storms will eventually disappear
At times my thoughts may be sunny, blue and clear

Thursday, November 15, 2018

PAD challenge darkest hour 2-1, Poem Away rispetto


Encouragement

It may be in the darkest hour
Encouragement can bring some light
Simple words can hold great power
Compelling darkness to take flight

Like a small match in a dark cave
Just one kind word can make them brave
You’ll be surprised what words can do
To see afflicted souls pull through

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

PAD challenge 1-3, Poem away ghazal


Poet’s Glory

The glory of the poet is his poem
Though this might not be glorious—this poem

Poets like to write of romantic love
A tender loving sealed-with-a kiss poem

Some poems speak of hatred, evil and death
A dark, macabre, slithering-snake-hiss poem.

Poets write light, like puppies and kitties
A happy-go-lucky-joyous-bliss poem

Some poets write from the seat of their pants
Like this poet’s breezy hit-or-miss poem

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

PAD challenge 1-2 glorious, poem away Landay


Worship and praise music in the Light
God, feeling Your glorious presence is my delight.

Monday, November 12, 2018

PAD challenge 1-1 glorious




Glorious

Petunias
With their symmetry
Pinks, purples, yellows, reds, whites
Variety of dainty designs
Glorious

Maple trees
Limbs great for climbing
Outstretched to take in sunshine
Red, yellow or orange leaves in autumn
Glorious

Humpback whales
Big as a school bus
Nurse, love and protect their calves
Breathing, breaching, tail slapping, singing
Glorious

This morning
Sun through golden leaves
Hot tea with sugar and cream
Picante sauce and eggs, Hubby smiles
Glorious