for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

“…but i beg for eyes…” (break from haiku)

From “a beggar’s prayer”
but i beg for eyes that open skies
hooded by grease,
a warm brew to douse my morning
to wash off the grit of my waking…”

by Alegria Imperial published in “Let Us Pray”, Sketchbook SepOct 2010

I posted this poem for One Shoot Sunday at the One Stop Poetry blog.

Join us – throw in your verses. Here are the rules (taken directly off their blog):

1. Write a poetic piece & post it on your blog
2. Then let us know about your post. Link back to One Shot
3. Sign up in the Mr Linky list, linking directly to your post, AFTER you’ve posted it.
4. Go visit others who have signed up! Offer support & encouragement. Share your love of words and insight respectfully. Please try to visit as many participating poets as you can. We all could use and appreciate kind feedback.

November 14, 2010 Posted by | poetry | , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments


on the riverbed–if
they were but words

November 14, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , | 2 Comments