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”

Imagination

On a barren day like today the lure nagged more than usual gnawing the inside of my brain greedily little I could do to stop it I feel like grabbing the car key take off without anything in hands except an old heart and a pitiful mind they’re broken anyway, just like the rest whatContinue reading “Imagination”

The Old Bike

I used to have an old bicycle and there was a time in my life when many late afternoons were spent on that bike exploring neighborhood after neighborhood following the direction where the sun was setting It was as if I was searching for something though unclear what, turning on what seems to be unendingContinue reading “The Old Bike”

Patiently, I Wait

patiently, i wait feeling Thy presence within this deep thirst nourished, the time will come when i rise, eyes opened, i follow Thee #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 2 What Do You See Challenge no. 75 Ragtag Daily Prompt Friday – Patience

Hope and Fear

Think I’m losing it My longing, unbearable   Please don’t burn my dreams This life you offer, cold void How can I ever catch up The poem above uses a Tanka form. I’ve written Tanka poems before that follow 5/7/5/7/7 syllable structure, but I never paid attention to the one unique characteristics of a TankaContinue reading “Hope and Fear”

Musing Around for Bridges

Let’s talk about bridges today. I’ll start with the old, traditional one, where no cars are allowed, but perhaps cattle and horses are okay…. ….and then there’s the straight-forward one with a specific purpose. Or how about a modern one, the bottom view to be exact…. ….and this is the top view, although I stillContinue reading “Musing Around for Bridges”

Reflection

Every time I see ocean or any large body of water, especially a calm one, I can’t help not to go into a deep reflection, retracing my journey, going into the past. The color and the calmness can be very enchanting and inviting. It may be difficult to resist getting pulled into an oblivion. playContinue reading “Reflection”