Tag Archives: Words

Words – A Diamante

words spoken, written discerning, communicating, transforming abundant, distinct, earnest, scarce encompassing, humbling, elevating, wise, ethereal peace Copyright © 2014 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Advertisements

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Nothing – A Sonnet

Nothing begins nowhere, not here, not there, Quiet nights echoing unuttered words, No news to convey, no kisses to share, Night without chimes, morning empty of birds. Should I be lost with nothing to offer, Elated that nothing is peace … Continue reading

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Of Cooks and Poets

Mothers and daughters talk, Recalling recipes from long ago, Of dishes made by women gone To the grave, God rest their soul. She, whose legacy is a recipe, Her generosity and skill lingers In minds as memorized by palates Like … Continue reading

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Prime Mover

rolling in the night endless roads mile after mile unforeseen road blocks conveying precious cargo darkness pulls to light of day Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Nothing – A Pleiades

Not so often, stillness Nestles in heart and mind Never contributing Notions nor words, a peace Needing to get along – Narrations silenced in Naive inspiration. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: In 1999, Craig Tigerman, Sol Magazine’s … Continue reading

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I Walked With Robert Frost

With eyes closed, conscience suspended, Inhabited by fleeting moments splendid, I walked with Robert Frost, sigh, White hair, he wore a blazer, no tie, Standing in humbled stance only a few feet away, He was engaged to my cousin, how? … Continue reading

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The Last Straw

The last straw is seen Floating upon waters Three inches above your head. The last straw is found In the shoveling of dirt When reason is dead. The last straw is declared When all is never done But all is … Continue reading

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