A Language of Feelings

Paradise comes to us in many forms Mine came as a morning bliss Knocking bad dreams away The sun kissed my eyes softly to open Stunned by the display in sky I’m lost in a deep awe A paradise moment is lost in words It’s a language of feelings Tuck ’em well in your heartContinue reading “A Language of Feelings”

Red and White

It just happens that red and white are the colors of Indonesian flag, so here are haikus from my perspective to answer this prompt challenge of Red and White. (I) To the red and white I bestow my allegiance no doubt ’til the end (II) I hear it calling red and white in my bloodstreamContinue reading “Red and White”

Fluttering Heart

In faint he whispers to his love “Don’t forget to rest too, dear” Unbeknownst to both, it would be his last words. That night while his love is lost in a dream laying down on the thin cot next to him, he watches his love intently heartbroken from hearing the sound of exhaustion, but it’sContinue reading “Fluttering Heart”

Direction

When I was young, I thought having a life dream is enough Visionless, I’ve lost my way, thought I found it back, then lost again Now I learn to trust my heart when deciding which path to take The poem above is written following a sijo format. Sijo is the classic form of unrhymed poetry fromContinue reading “Direction”

The Nature of Flowers

They come out in the spring need very little care it’s part of their nature self-reliant In fact they ask for none might even grow unplanned somewhat ubiquitous wild in nature You may think they’re aloof or perhaps unfriendly but on the contrary they give out warmth They have one specialty draw smiles out ofContinue reading “The Nature of Flowers”

Reflection

The word travel now sounds distant Left peculiar taste in my mouth Trying my best to keep my ground What other choices do I have? Seems the key here to remember Is not to ask “when” in question But free our mind from deception Was our past world ever normal? So life sends message we’reContinue reading “Reflection”