jornales

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

a simple test (a non-haikai play of verses)

 

what cranks the wheel

why we need to care

which way to hold an infant

how to wipe dry the tears

when to turn away an eye

 

whose hand to hold on a cliff

whatever happens in dreams

whichever flower to lay on a tomb

however a name sounds

whenever a manacle breaks

whosoever belongs to whom

where to bury endings

 

because wounds bleed

laughter crackles

smiles break walls

sobs thicken nights

giggles bring in the dawn

sighs stir cankered clouds

words breathe life to bones

wings shade a peregrine

ponds feed moonlight

 

I will brave the deep

vow on a mountain

promise with the galaxies

pledge on steel

believe moons stay

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November 12, 2014 - Posted by | free verse, poetry, reflection | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Inspired.

    Comment by Audou Salisu | December 13, 2014 | Reply

  2. I’m glad you are, Audou Salisu!! Thanks so much!

    Comment by alee9 | December 13, 2014 | Reply


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