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by Stella
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Imagine
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Imagine

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49670713891_2fdd71ce61_m.jpg You humbly stand in the golden aisle of an autumn cathedral. The breeze sings minor chords and ahead the glow of a low setting sun becomes an awesome altar. Beautiful, bending branches That joyfully meet together above blend a gallery...
by Stella
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: In-between Time
Replies: 0
Views: 486

In-between Time

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49669088146_6b47380335_m.jpg Mellow sunrays steal through a golden shower of autumn leaves, and all beyond are rippled, russet reflections of death’s last dance drowning in a spectacular array of little lakes that flood the woodland way. Tall trees have forsaken ...
by Stella
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Watching My Father Die
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Re: Watching My Father Die

So sad my friend, and even worse when you know that nothing can be done to alleviate the pain.
Loss and grieving is part of living i suppose , but when it s someone close it hurts :(
by Stella
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Yesterday
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: Yesterday

Ha Cindy, you don't know how many times i remind myself that yesterday is gone and i must not dwell on anything that happened in the past.

Tomorrow is very uncertain , but you are right... today is a gift and must be enjoyed at all costs ...
by Stella
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Coffee

Hmmmm, a lovely ode to morning coffee :)

For me and most English folk it is the delightful taste of Yorkshire tea lol

Good to see you writing again Cindy ..
by Stella
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Most of All (a ballade)
Replies: 1
Views: 1638

Most of All (a ballade)

https://live.staticflickr.com/5679/21974014710_90ccf3a6d8_m.jpg In many ways you gave me grace to be the best that I could be. You helped me grow within my space to see I had a destiny. There were no chains love set me free from things I could not reconcile I loved the strength that gave to me, but...
by Stella
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Facets
Replies: 1
Views: 1226

Facets

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7814/33566169508_4295bd74de_m.jpg Crystal reflections facets of my mind. Clarity of purpose resplendence I find. Ripples of a sunbeam stream across the sky. Freshly frozen snowflakes delight my eager eye. A prelude of rainbows, pendant icicles entwine. Exquisite chand...
by Stella
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Understanding (sonnet)
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

Understanding (sonnet)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7861/46461418495_0ffbd543d5_m.jpg Faint whispers of a fragrance still my mind, as scarlet threads soft weave then start to grow in twilight skies enabling me to find these tranquil moments in their afterglow. In quiet pools reflections now I see stars mirror bright tr...
by Stella
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Preludes ( senryu)
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

Preludes ( senryu)

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Just preludes of love
an unfinished symphony
spring before summer.

(c) Stella Armour 2019
by Stella
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Dickie makes a Mistake
Replies: 1
Views: 1564

Dickie makes a Mistake

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1975/31120232848_3eee9c519f_b.jpg Dickie’s fledglings were now old enough to leave home and fly the nest, they all wanted to live nearby so Dickie said he would do his best. Whilst he flew in and out of trees Mrs Sparrow decided to bake a tasty treat as a leaving gift...
by Stella
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Faux Pas
Replies: 1
Views: 1553

Re: Faux Pas

How embarrassing, happens to the best of us :lol:
by Stella
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Not A Bird
Replies: 2
Views: 1825

Re: Not A Bird

oh, i loved the way this flowed along in wonderful rhyme, and more than that i loved the surprise of the chipmunk :lol:
by Stella
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: White clouds (Tanka)
Replies: 2
Views: 1802

Re: White clouds (Tanka)

lovely images and thoughts Cindy :)
by Stella
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Patchwork Dreams ~ Sonnet
Replies: 1
Views: 1594

Patchwork Dreams ~ Sonnet

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/917/42459207424_77c27fa8ec_m.jpg A pretty patchwork quilt to hold your dreams, embroidered silks of feathered wings on birds; and summer skies soft mirrored into streams my gift to you this lullaby of words. Fair meadow daisies lace love-chains for you as pillow trink...
by Stella
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: So Quiet, This Place
Replies: 3
Views: 2235

Re: So Quiet, This Place

well, people seem to think it is hard to navigate so they give up at first attempt.... never mind , i will keep this site open simply because i like it :)
by Stella
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: So Quiet, This Place
Replies: 3
Views: 2235

Re: So Quiet, This Place

oh wow, this is ghostly ; i love and fear the atmosphere you have created Cindy, like another world exists inside the cemetery gates, intruders are not welcome and the snow spreads its cold inhospitable cloak. Somehow Edgar Allen Poe lurks here , he would love this.. when i saw the title i thought y...
by Stella
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Happy Birthday Son.... Stephen
Replies: 0
Views: 1602

Happy Birthday Son.... Stephen



Wishing a wonderful day for a wonderful son xxx
by Stella
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Wild Red Rose (huitain poem)
Replies: 2
Views: 2193

Re: Wild Red Rose (huitain poem)

I saw there was more than one rhyming pattern but i quite liked this one.
Looking forward to reading your next Huitain Cindy... :)
by Stella
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Wild Red Rose (huitain poem)
Replies: 2
Views: 2193

Wild Red Rose (huitain poem)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/819/40128953394_2a4927d9c3_n.jpg How exquisite the wild red rose no other flower can compare, her own sweet choosing where she grows by woodland path or meadows fair. Pretty petals open to share enchantment so fragile and free, gentle fragrance wafts on the air as the...
by Stella
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: No Tears
Replies: 2
Views: 2223

Re: No Tears

Thank you Cindy, Mother Nature knows how to nurture best...
by Stella
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Ballet (a Haibun)
Replies: 2
Views: 2068

Re: The Ballet (a Haibun)

It is lovely !
Beautiful imagery Cindy, and i really enjoyed visualizing the little insects wearing their "borrowed costumes" created by the light.

What a delight to see in the darkness :)
by Stella
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Little Bird (Huitain)
Replies: 2
Views: 1932

Re: My Little Bird (Huitain)

Ah, i like this form Cindy, and i also enjoyed the theme of a little bird.... now you have set me off and as i haven't written much at all lately i shall certainly try to write a Huitain ...

Thank you for introducing it to me :)
by Stella
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Happy Birthday Cindy
Replies: 1
Views: 1692

Happy Birthday Cindy

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Wishing you a wonderful day with lots of love and blessings ♥
by Stella
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: No Tears
Replies: 2
Views: 2223

No Tears

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1538/26600332055_5ae8570c94_m.jpg This search for happiness is just an illusion, hopes, and dreams grow then fade constantly. Whilst we spend precious time crying the trees, birds and flowers thrive in acceptance of their given place without question; and in that they...
by Stella
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Winter Song
Replies: 2
Views: 2447

Re: Winter Song

Thank you so much Cindy....
by Stella
Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Winter Song
Replies: 2
Views: 2447

Winter Song

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5778/24072826065_a367434cf0_m.jpg Soft the sonata of winter, a hush of snowflakes all around. Sweet and clear is the melody; whispering breezes, psalms of sound. Crystalline the chimes of winter, diamond bright and all aglow; frozen trees play quivering chords, percus...
by Stella
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Trees
Replies: 6
Views: 4325

Re: The Trees

Thank you Adette, and it is so lovely to hear from you.
Wishing you a lovely Christmas and wonderful New Year :)
by Stella
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Dickie’s Christmas Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 2219

Re: Dickie’s Christmas Tree

Thank you Cindy, and may i wish you and a yours a lovely Christmas and wonderful New Year :)
by Stella
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Dickie’s Christmas Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 2219

Dickie’s Christmas Tree

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/443/31939906963_fbd986705e_m.jpg Dickie got very excited his friends wondered why that could be and then they all started chirping when he wanted a Christmas tree. “Oh you are silly,” said his wife, “you live in a tree in the wood,” but all his friends liked the idea ...
by Stella
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Listening
Replies: 2
Views: 2449

Re: Listening

Hi Cindy, and thank you so much. I heard this beautiful music and the words almost wrote themselves .

Hope all is well with you :)
by Stella
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Listening
Replies: 2
Views: 2449

Listening

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxxg6NenmBQ Lord I hear you call for you are ever near, absolute and whole I hold no other dear. You give my spirit grace, humility my all. Divine flame of faith, Lord I hear you call. I live by your commands with honour, truth and joy. Lord I hear you call your serv...
by Stella
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Dark
Replies: 0
Views: 1742

The Dark

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4397/36164886440_6bc0decf46_m.jpg In soft, humble quietude of twilight the day fades behind an altar of prayer, there is peace in the dark path of solace where souls sleep sweet in serenity there. Threaded in a woven shawl of silence celestial whispers weave ways to h...
by Stella
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: This Ancient Evening
Replies: 2
Views: 2275

Re: This Ancient Evening

Yes, the same sky has watched over all mankind , peasants, warriors and kings alike..it cannot discriminate one from the other, and the essence of all those souls linger, mingled on near and far time shores.

A meditative thought...
by Stella
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: She Heard A Fly Buzz
Replies: 2
Views: 2481

Re: She Heard A Fly Buzz

well, this is something different and i liked it lol, you kept the humour just perfectly :D
by Stella
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The House Next Door
Replies: 2
Views: 2439

Re: The House Next Door

This is haunting and sad; the image you have painted is heartbreaking in the beautiful night sky waiting to be admired whilst the telescope waits unused and forgotten.
A wonderful descriptive poem Cindy, i can feel the lonely silence...
by Stella
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Caress ~ haibun
Replies: 2
Views: 2330

Re: The Caress ~ haibun

Hi Cindy, and thank you.

I have written only a few of these , but found them very enjoyable to create :)
by Stella
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Caress ~ haibun
Replies: 2
Views: 2330

The Caress ~ haibun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ4o9Rk6RnI I sat on the harbour wall watching the setting sun bleed red into the ocean, and then the glow of twilight bless the boats as they gently pulled and bobbed about in their lazy, sleepy way. You came to me in the fullness of a midnight tide, ran your kindly...
by Stella
Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: A Moment
Replies: 1
Views: 2117

A Moment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsdOJga5cCw Exquisite jewels glisten on early dew-kissed autumn webs whilst rich impressionist, rustic tree art ripple mirrors to shimmer its awakening pirouette as morning mist lifts across the lazy lake; and across the meadow murmurs mingle as night creatures settl...
by Stella
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Do Not Torture The Quiet Child
Replies: 2
Views: 2193

Re: Do Not Torture The Quiet Child

we do have to be very sensitive when dealing with quiet or withdrawn children, lots of patience is required until they themselves are ready to find the confidence to speak. An unusual but very important subject Cindy... our children are so precious :)
by Stella
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2017 - Under Gracious Lord's Blessings
Replies: 2
Views: 2459

Re: 2017 - Under Gracious Lord's Blessings

This a beautiful tribute and prayer Seema for two lost loved ones.....thank you for sharing it with us ♥
by Stella
Sat May 27, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2017 - My Mom Is The Best!
Replies: 2
Views: 2467

Re: 2017 - My Mom Is The Best!

A beautiful tribute Seema to a much loved mother and friend.

How fortunate you have been to have her guide you through your life and now it is your turn to do the caring as i can see you do with much love♥
by Stella
Wed May 17, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Masks
Replies: 3
Views: 2941

Re: Masks

Secrets, never to be told do sometimes create strange happenings when we wonder if someone else shares the same knowledge and we cannot find out unless we release the secret.
A poem to ponder on Cindy, do we tell or do we say nothing? :?:
by Stella
Fri May 12, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Cow
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: The Cow

Oh Cindy, this is so haunting and i like it very much. I also enjoyed the way you described the bones as being " puddled loosely", that was a unique way of describing the image and very true because that is what old skeletal bones look like. I am sure you did hear the gentle lowing among t...
by Stella
Sat May 06, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Happy 20th Birthday Samia Dear
Replies: 2
Views: 2724

Re: Happy 20th Birthday Samia Dear

Samia, has wonderful , caring parents...

"Happy Birthday" dear Samia..and you have a beautiful name ♥
by Stella
Sat May 06, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Trees
Replies: 6
Views: 4325

The Trees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiqlZZddZEo Untrue is everything in my perception of importance, I am not of any consequence unlike the trees. My unrealistic expectations and worries will pass, I consider myself too much but not the trees. We live, reproduce and die leaving no eternal legacy of lov...
by Stella
Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Autumn Perhaps
Replies: 3
Views: 2888

Re: Autumn Perhaps

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and here they are the "Willows at Sunset" by Van Gough.

I truly loved the words in the video and then your beautiful poem Karin..thank you so much for this treat ♥
by Stella
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Waiting
Replies: 2
Views: 2526

Waiting

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2925/34037579822_5c6d5cce4e_m.jpg She was late again as usual, it was her little game making him wait. He knew she would come in her own good time, no need to worry about her. He re-arranged the bed with soft silken sheets, sprinkled rose petals on the pillows; she alw...
by Stella
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2017 – Capture Small Moments In Time
Replies: 3
Views: 2793

Re: 2017 – Capture Small Moments In Time

Thank you Seema, it is in our darkest moments that little chinks of light get in and these moments can be stepping stones for us. Sometimes we need those rough patches to appreciate the better moments of life..
by Stella
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The terrible twins
Replies: 4
Views: 3162

Re: The terrible twins

Such true words Sandra, and they are Terrible Twins indeed that need to be stopped in their tracks.
by Stella
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HOW TO POST A POEM
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: TOO LATE

I can't get rid of the wrong title but at least the next poem you post you know now to go to "Community Poems " first and then look for the "New Topic" to click on... I know it seems difficult at first but you soon remember how to work the site , and it is lovely to see you posti...

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