#Haibun: Rebirth

Linda shares a poignant haibun which deserves to be part of this week’s weekly poetry challenge stars! Bravo to Linda for fighting the good fight! We’re all right here by your side. ❤

Charmed Chaos

These past few months I have been living in a dazed confusion. Between the Covid 19 virus and insane politics, I have been wandering through a murky forest. But the gut wrencher was being diagnosed with breast cancer in June.
From the moment I first heard the news, this fog engulfed my mind and heart. It’s as if I have been living in an alternate reality.
Now, thirty-two radiation treatments later (with one more remaining), I am beginning to see a sliver of hope shining far off in the distance.
Last night for the first time in months, I walked outside with my little pup into our beautiful back yard. The air is cool and soft on my skin. I look up and there she is ~ the lovely moon still there, waiting for me. Through my tears of gratefulness, I seek solace in her flawless light.

black velvet night…

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177

Kerfe, from Method Two Madness, picked an impressive pair of words this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Transition & Harmony. I always love your creativity! Here are a few poems I couldn't pass by: Jude: Calm in Chaos Sally Cronin: Advancing Years Donna Matthews: Petrichor Rising Sue Vincent: Changes This week, Linda from Charmed Chaos … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Hi everyone. I've been battling some health issues of late … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt