Tag Archives: Peace

Neighborhood Fear

Written for:  Poetic Asides #393 Write a pieces poem. Neighbors knew he carried a piece, prayed his lease would soon be up.    all they wanted was a little peace Bully since childhood, he did not cease, becoming a gangster–ruthless, … Continue reading

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A Part Of

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #297 You are not a saint; I am not a sinner. Though you pray in lace shawl, and say you believe, and I live in Wonderland, we are both parts of life’s spiral–whirling, spinning, … Continue reading

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A Woman Speaks Out

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #294 Words:  single, grin, slack, trim, shell, handle, strap, can, undo, live, vent, cheer She is venting, a trim single woman, a mother, orating to loud cheers at the band shell. Concert For Peace … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1147 – Ise Shrine The Ise Grand Shrine, located in the city of Ise, Mie Prefecture of Japan, is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the sun goddess Amaterasu. Officially known simply as Jingū, Ise Jingū is … Continue reading

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Where To Place Faith

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Faith “I picked this motif because officially this is the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week. I shortened it to “Faith” because my underlying thematic question truly is: “What do you ~ what can we ~ … Continue reading

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Values

Written for:  Quickly #25 – Value What do you value in your life– friend, pet, husband, wife? What do you value when you vote– ability, tranquility, civility? What do you value in your child’s upbringing– education, morals, or a bluebird … Continue reading

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Allow Me

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – #39 Word for today:  Silence Sit quietly, and just breathe. Concentrate on the sound of your own breathing, entering and leaving your body. Once your mind has quieted, breathe deeply for a few moments, … Continue reading

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Peace

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1042, Peace the bell voices out of our stillness a wish for peace peace on earth watching the full moon alone back from the temple stretched out on the floor how peaceful you are © Jane … Continue reading

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Druids

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1009, Druids The origin of the word ‘Druid’’ is unclear, but the most popular view is that it comes from ‘doire’, an Irish-Gaelic word for oak tree (often a symbol of knowledge), also meaning ‘wisdom’. Druids … Continue reading

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Fearful

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 10 Pick and emotion, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.  Possible titles might include:  happy, sad, angry. I look for distractions in life to tear … Continue reading

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