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 from…

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 of…

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’re…

A Beautiful Sunset

(I) horizon’s betting all eyes not to skip the sight or endless regret (II) with luck we will meet once in a life time sunset — leave prints in our mind What Do You See #79 #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 27

An Ending

A journey’s ending, sadness tugging yet so is thrill…unwittingly Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #355 – SAD and thrill #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 26

Meaning of Peace

Tiptoeing ‘round the house at its most quiet, everyone asleep during those lonely hours, should have been peaceful, yet it stirred emptiness I have gnawing fears too like everyone else, getting older, the future, to name a few, cramped thoughts that could cripple giving no freedom What does peace mean to me has transformed with…

On Childhood

Kids blowing off steam, brush aside sweat for more dares— precious time of life #2021picoftheweek – April 25 with the theme “Why Not?” RDP Saturday – Blow MMA Storytime’s Haiku a Day Challenge – Sweat #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 24

The Dance Between Truth And Fantasy

We come across many folk in lifeeach person has a soul and ownerbut then these owners don’t always conversebunch of lonely souls trying hard to surviveThese pitiful souls do lead a lifelooking tough always on the face outsidebut walk with knife stuck in their chest and wear their pride like the batman’s vestI was once…

Hope After a Destruction

In celebration of the Thursday Tree Love, I picked this picture that I took 2 years ago during my trip to the city of Banda Aceh, located on the northern tip of the Sumatra Island in Indonesia. I don’t expect anyone to recognize the name Banda Aceh or the province of Aceh, but perhaps some…

Night Owl

pursue with instinct dark silhouette framed by moon precise and swift move #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 21. I think I’m at the lowest of my energy and passion on this 21st day. I can tell that my mind is fighting this pull towards giving up, especially when the days get very heavy and busy this week….