Tag Archives: Ocean

Daily Prompt – Size

A tear drop is painted on the wall It’s the many details behind the fall Telling its secrets to all who will see Of hope lost and grief in travesty Large or small, it’s the size of an ocean A … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror…

Some people amuse.  Others are a muse… by birth. The lady asked me for a poem to match her beautiful photograph.  This was the best, I could do. Mirror, Mirror… by Michael Romani There she was sitting beside the ocean … Continue reading

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Mohala Tutu Pele

Mohala Tutu Pele by Michael Romani With great and sudden power Pele arrives announcing Like a blossoming flower Passionately pronouncing That as mother of her family She breathes within her fragility Creation as one within destination Freely taking while giving … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Radiant

There are few things more radiant than the rising sun I miss those days of the early morning beach runs Afterward, sitting quietly reflecting on the day That had just happened or that was on its way The wave that … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Branch

There is beauty in so many surprising things Unexpected joy that makes the heart sing Everywhere it is there waiting to be found If we’d only look for it as it surrounds An exposure of gnarled branches in a ravine … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Agile

Breaking and entering like a perfectly formed wave Skimming along the top avoiding a watery grave Some might say that I’ve proved myself agile But, if they could see inside, they would see I’m fragile Marked up, bruised and  somewhat … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Succumb

I succumb to the evening, warm and tender There in its bliss, I give my final surrender Knowing that another day has been done Night will pass and we’ll find ourselves a new one It’s been this way since time … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Athletic

There is a motion in these waves that is aesthetic Know best by those of us who they call athletic Living in that cosmic instant known as now Lingering and reacting and merging with it somehow As we slide along … Continue reading

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Coral Fibonacci

Coral Fibonacci by Michael Romani One Cell Polyps Centuries Of growth they may last With extra degrees they are past Bleached Reefs They die Children cry In the nursery Begging humanity for mercy Hear See Listen Feel beauty There in … Continue reading

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