All posts tagged: poetry

summer night

When I think that I’m riding my bike through the warm misty night in complete solitude, admiring the sleeping fields and quiet skies, I see a moose couple, admiring the sleeping fields and open roads. For a passing moment, the whole world is taken by surprise, gravel crunches under the wheels and I, I smile.

a cat’s life

This morning as I was struggling to get out of bed I saw the neighbor’s cat gracefully stretching on the stone wall between the gardens. His manner was full of purpose and ease; yet one eye on the birds. Could I have a cat’s heart full of grace and unpredictable joy? A cat’s will to go my own way? A cat’s curiosity to explore the world and a cat’s flexibility on my yoga mat? Today, for a passing moment, I dreamed of having a cat’s life. The fat cat on the mat may seem to dream of nice mice that suffice for him, or cream; but he free, maybe, walks in thought unbowed, proud, where loud roared and fought his kin, lean and slim, or deep in den in the East feasted on beasts and tender men. The giant lion with iron claw in paw, and huge ruthless tooth in gory jaw; the pard dark-starred, fleet upon feet, that oft soft from aloft leaps upon his meat where woods loom in gloom — far now they be, …

Happy Women’s Day

Why I Greet A Woman I greet woman For beauty In body and in soul I know her heart Is pure I know love Flows out from within a woman I love woman A woman takes Optimistic view of life I know A woman’s motto is To love and be loved I greet woman Woman is capable Woman can cook meals Woman can decorate The home in style Woman can teach her kids Woman never feels tired I greet woman Woman is strong and fit Physically and within Woman has confidence Woman takes own decisions And knows better What is right for her Woman has a mind of her own I greet woman Woman is intelligent Woman can used her intelligence To take the world forward I greet woman Woman is reliable Woman has a sense of humor Woman can tackle tricky situation See woman twinkle in her eyes See woman curling up mouth In a smile I greet woman I salute woman Really it is said Woman is Godsend Woman is a best friend …

Last night

Last night I couldn’t find you in the forest. It was misty and I’d forgotten my compass under my night table. The trees were whispering in their sleep and I tried to walk gently on their winding roots. There were strange boats by the lake and voices of creatures from faraway lands echoed across the water; songs in languages unknown to me, and laughter. As the rain begun to drop on the leaves above me, I wished your bed was dry and warm and through your dream you’d hear this song. On my way I found blueberries and carried them home in the hem of my dress, so that tomorrow we could kiss with sweet purple lips.