April #AtoZChallenge and #PoetryMonth
1. To celebrate my appreciation of life
2. To experience the process of writing linked poetry, a form of Japanese renshi
3. To give thanks for and better appreciate a life well-lived.
The flowers are a colorful bonus for the #AtoZChallenge
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Z is for Zig-Zag of Red and Zinnea
A ZIG-ZAG OF RED, STARS
A white-washed canvas,
still life with fireworks,
promises of an exciting display.
Colors intended only for dreamers
burst before her eyes,
lighting up the blackness left by
a long forgotten sunset.
A zig-zag of red, stars
too bright to track
She hears the sizzle as
they strike the ocean’s surface
like lava streaming from a cliff
to cool and form new land.
Thoughts spew forth.
A mind once fallow
A rocket launch
of crackling practicality
explodes to reveal stunning possibilities.
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Where do you get your best ideas, while lying in bed ready for sleep or watching the celebration of fireworks on a warm summer's eve? Mine seem to burst forth at the exact time I am without pencil and paper.
For your visits to my site in April and your many interesting comments,
Mahalo and Aloha,