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Quiet Chaos

In chaos Quiet courage quelled Deep ravine Emmy Givens (EmmaDell Mendoza Givens) August 2, 1920 – December 13, 2014 (my mother) To read about her full journey on MIA ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 … Continue reading

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“A Departed Soul”

On raven’s wing O’er sea of tranquility Flight of her spirit ∴∴∴ A departed soul Ascends with flaming sunrise Dewdrops dry swiftly ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014     Prompt: “A Departed … Continue reading

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Life Completes Circle – TRM

Tan Renga Challenge Month (TRM) at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. Sara McNulty presents Life Completes Circle: life completes circle at the end of the journey death draws the last line [ … ] your stanza ?????? ~~~~~ life completes circle … Continue reading

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Dying Embers

______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013 Prompt: Ember Prompt: Death

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Chilled

To the bone I am chilled Forlorn Your spirit has left me alone ___________________________________________________ Written in the format of Tau Ku: • 1st line: 6 syllables • 2nd line: 2 syllables • 3rd line: 8 syllables Image Credit © by … Continue reading

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Veiled in Black

Abandoned by death Life celebrated in joy Weeping, veiled in black ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

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The Tree

Unearthed from a collection found in my attic ~ Dated 3-12-1972 ~ Seed Growth Young tree Growth Firm Beautiful Majestic Growth Reaching out Protective Union of pieces – home Bearing The tree … Birth Growth Young man Growth Firm, strong … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes: Sweet Reminder

“Relationships never end, because they’re of the mind; only bodies can separate.  When you’re missing someone, know it just means that on a soul level they’ve come to visit.” ~~ Marianne Williamson ~~ ______________________________________________ Image Credit © by rgb for … Continue reading

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Four Years

Enough time has passed Though it seems yesterday Four years you’re gone When will I adjust? Beacon, supporter, loving strength You were all these And more to me Your absence is blinding Nothing … is the same Holidays, birthdays, trips … Continue reading

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First Love

  Once crinkly blue eyes, Emanating a lifetime of unconditional love, laughter and wisdom, Altered and occupied with the stark gray of intense penetrating pain and frenzied panic ~~~~ Crying out my pet name for assistance and deliverance, before plunging … Continue reading

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First Love

  Once crinkly blue eyes, Emanating a lifetime of unconditional love,  laughter and wisdom,  Altered and occupied with the stark gray of intense penetrating pain and frenzied panic ~~~~  Crying out my pet name for assistance and deliverance, before plunging into … Continue reading

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