Tag Archives: transition

“Home” – Tan Renga

  Written for the Carpe Diem Challenge # 56:    write a Tan Renga. Tan Renga is a two stanza poem with 5-7-5 and 7-7 syllables (5-7-5-7-7).  Unlike a Tanka written by one poet, Tan Renga is written by two.  Poet … Continue reading

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Red Leaf Falls – Haiku to Tanka

  The Tan Renga Challenge for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai on September 26th, featured my Haiku, “Red Leaf Falls”.  I have shared with you the results from the Carpe Diem Community of Poets (here).   By adding the 7-7 lines to … Continue reading

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Rooted Like Trees

Untangle the web Snip knots of confusion Surrender struggles Shed bonds of fear Rise up rooted like trees Covered in courage ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Enveloped in Grace

Sunrise to sunset Circle of life’s transition Enveloped in Grace ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Prompt: Circle of Life

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Bidding Farewell

Swirling colors drop Orange, red, purple, yellow Blazing wonder trails Raining dappled leaves Sprinkle, drizzle, shimmering Majestic demise ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Prompt: Inspiration based on: falling to the … Continue reading

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One Gray Cat

Committed solace Flowing energy shifted Missing one gray cat The equilibrium of surrounding and projected energy in a household with seven (7) energy beings with fur, particularly cats, is delicate.  It takes very little for the flow to become out … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellow Monday – 11

Watercolor Meditative Art This was painted during the beginning stages of transition of one of our beloved “porch cats” – Domino.   As I am anticipating the beginning phases of transition for Tippy, the matriarch of our canine family – it … Continue reading

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Shorter Legs

  Arise, awake and reflect New days with new ways Time has shorter legs ______________________________________________ Image Credit © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

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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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You’re Nearer Still

I sense you in the midst watching me … You offer me proof in a gentle whisper Shimmering veil of energy Seeing you in flowers … You offer me hope in the breeze’s caress Spirits transcend physical forms Realizing you’re … Continue reading

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Ask and Accept

    “Open” … “Be surprised” … Beyond your imagination … Ask for gifts and trust … Watch your guided steps … Accept your invitation … It’s time to transform! ______________________________________________ © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup … 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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