Tag Archives: Poetry

Ascend

Last night, I let my heart and mind

Sink low into futile depths

of hopeless misery

as the streaming sun

 dipped down

Below the far-off horizon;

under the darkened forest

Of resin-scented trees.

But today, I awoke and did rise

To watch that ancient orb of light

Climb steadily upward

filling the sapphire sky

over the same forest now

Richly crowned in brilliant jewels:

Golden, amber, and hints of

Ruby red autumn leaves.

So, with a prayer to the Lord,

Creator of heaven and earth,

And hope I heard from

 his everlasting word,

I let my mind and heart

ascend

to the awesome

heights and wonders of

God’s never-ending kingdom:

Filled with His

Glory, splendor, and majesty.

Becky’s Haiku: Sweet and Scent

Autumn leaves fall: red,

Orange, and lemon-yellow tint

Emitting sweet scent.

I have attempted a new haiku challenge from Ronovan Writes blog using the words “sweet” and “scent”. This is often an enjoyable challenge for those who like writing short poem or like word puzzles and challenges.  If you like word challenges and haiku’s, then I invite you to also accept Ronovan’s latest challenge at this link and have fun: https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/category/haiku-prompt-challenge/

Wind Whispering to Me

Wind whispering to me

Beneath the sun’s downward gaze

While gently whistling through the trees;

Dispelling a soft yet cool breeze

Amidst a quiet autumn day,

Flowing over the lapping waves.

Wind whispering to me,

Wind whispering to me

Beneath the sun’s downward gaze.

In a Whisper of Faith

In a whisper of faith, God calms the raging storms.

In a whisper of faith, God diffuses the troubles of life;

In a whisper of faith, God instills peace amidst the strife.

In a whisper…

In a whisper of faith, God shields me from the searing heat.

In a whisper of faith, God is in the wind sifting through the trees;

In a whisper of faith, God surrounds me in a cool, gentle breeze.

In a whisper…

In a whisper of faith, God protects me from the frigid, wintry cold.

In a whisper of faith, God wipes away my tears in the deep, dark night;

In a whisper of faith, God watches over me until the dawn of morning light.

In a whisper…

Nature’s SERENADE

 

Singing birds perched in the trees;

Eager, cheerful twittering upon the flowing breeze.

Rainbow brightens a once stormy sky;

Evergreens and slender pines towering high.

Nights filled with twinkling stars and a hovering moon

Against the black canvas harboring Mars, Jupiter, and Neptune.

Dawning sun beckons a new, glorious day

Edged with peace and gladness along the pathway.

Slowly Breathe In…

Slowly breathe in the fragrance

Of sweet peace in quiet stillness,

The spring scent of a lilac bush, and the

blossoms of new leaves in the forest.

Slowly breathe in the pungent

Aroma of the misty air

Stirred by the shower of rain

In the storm with white lightning glare.

Slowly breathe in the sunlit

Dawn of a fresh new day

Permeated with rays of hope

Chasing doubt and darkness away.

Slowly breathe in the wonder of

God’s never-ending love

Surrounding you in a soft blanket

Sprinkled sun drops of blessings from above.

Slowly breathe in…

Let Me Hear

Let me hear again your sweet voice

And the subtle sound of your gentle laughter.

Oh to again see your smiling face would

Fill my heart with awe and wonder.

Oh to once more take a quiet stroll

Together along the old field road

And enjoy the quietness of the eve

While blows a soft summer breeze.

Oh to also sit quietly by your side

As the day peacefully turns to night.

Soaking in the warmth of your love

While tender moments silently slip by.

How I wish I would have known

That was the last time we would speak on the phone

Chatting away below that silent, watchful moon;

How I regret hanging up too soon.

The only comfort I now have is

A picture in my heart and soul

Of you living a wondrous life

In the realms of God’s heavenly kingdom.