Tag Archives: spiritual poetry

Proverbs 31: Wise Women

An Acrostic Poem In the course of writing poetry over the years, I have employed a technique that helps drive the process of creating sonnets, while ‘hiding’ the meaning in plain sight. I write acrostic poems. What I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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De-Cypher: Something from “Nothing”?

Deciphering a Hidden Message When I wrote the poem “My Satanic Struggle” in 1975, I was exorcising my past, my childhood, growing up with a troubled individual in the household. My adoptive father, Rus, wasn’t crazy, but he was unsettling. … Continue reading

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Today (translation of “Carpe Diem”)

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Jacqui’s Poem

via Daily Prompt: Winsome Jacqui’s Sonnet   You came to visit us yesterday Not realizing fully what God’s schemes Involved; and never in your wildest dreams Did you imagine what you’d come to say. Susan said you two’d never found … Continue reading

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Relativity

  Time races away All traces that stay Of Youth and Truth; Climb replaces a pace That has no place For quests or rests; Rhyme without a base Becomes a race Of fools for jewels.   Pain kills all thoughts … Continue reading

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Suicide

  Withdrawn, Very shy, Wondering why She had to leave; “She’s gone,” He must sigh, Breathing a cry With which to grieve.   Hidden, Vaguely heard, One single word Unwillingly said; Ridden, Guilty bird, It occurred To him, “Better dead.” … Continue reading

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Question

  A question of equality in sex, Quixotic be the one who dares to ask, Until the present did not take to task A nagging sense of what the word bisects: Racial discrimination just reflects Injustice in our courts, an … Continue reading

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