#NationalPoetryMonth Day 22: Whispers in the Wind

The poem for Day 22. Image by Duncan Miller from Pixabay   Whispers in the Wind   Lay your head down in the prairie meadows while the stars drift overhead Close your tired eyes against your burdens, your breath calm and even Let the wind caress your face and soothe your cares Let the wind... Continue Reading →

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 21: Lilies

The poem for Day 21, this Easter Sunday. Image by JamesDeMers from Pixabay   Lilies   In the silence of the dawn ascend an alabaster silhouette ascend petals open to the sun ascend welcoming the new day ascend       © A. F. Stewart 2019 All Rights Reserved

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 20: Drowned

We get depressing and deep today. Image by Pexels from Pixabay   Drowned   Catch me on the edge spinning over Submerged in the murk spinning down Overwhelmed, underdone spinning lost Sinking past the dawn       © A. F. Stewart 2019 All Rights Reserved

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 19: Grace

Today, on Good Friday, I get reflective with my acrostic poem. Image by James Chan from Pixabay   Grace   Gratitude for the kindness of strangers Respectful of infinite diversity Altruistic with a giving heart Compassion for those suffering Empathy to see the world       © A. F. Stewart 2019 All Rights Reserved

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 16: In the Crowd

And we come to day 16... Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay   In the Crowd   Voices all around, screaming Voices harsh, angry, spitting venom Voices spouting opinions, not truth Voices taking sides, making factions Voices shrieking for blood, for action Voices ahead of the mob Voices burning down the house…   until there... Continue Reading →

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 15: As Petals Fall

And we come to Day 15... Image by suju from Pixabay   As Petals Fall   As petals fall in rain cerise velvet from the sky white-streaked and fragrant I stare into the orchard Tears reflecting the weather Remembering.       © A. F. Stewart 2019 All Rights Reserved    

#NationalPoetryMonth Day 14: Blue

And the poem for day 14. Image by rony michaud from Pixabay   Blue Along wavering lines slither shimmering signs of woe draped in soft indigo and bleeding in a row, your hurts A universe inverts, as cobalt emotion spurts pale lies against spacious dead eyes, your societal guise confines        A. F.... Continue Reading →

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