“The House of the Soul,” butterfly cinquain, #TankaTuesday #PhotoPrompt

Picture credit: Britta Benson. This photograph was taken inside St. Cecilia’s Church (built in 1739), Heusenstamm, Germany.  I know a few of you were upset by this image. So, let's gain some perspective on this sculpture. Britta Benson says: "These skulls are at the bottom of a memorial plaque in the interior of the church. Just… Continue reading “The House of the Soul,” butterfly cinquain, #TankaTuesday #PhotoPrompt

Litha, The Summer Solstice, #ButterflyCinquain

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay Litha red flames flicker longest day of the year we honor death, rebirth, and change Magick our Summer Solstice blessings flow let go—learn acceptance abide in the moment We know Litha, the Summer Solstice, is called the festival of fire. June 21st is the longest day of the year.… Continue reading Litha, The Summer Solstice, #ButterflyCinquain

“The Happiness of Flowers,” #Butterfly #Cinquain

Here's a butterfly cinquain for our Tanka Tuesday theme of flowers, and why we love a certain one best. I can't say that I have a favorite flower. I really love them all. If I had to choose, it would be the daylily. It's a hardy plant that can stand the harsh Michigan winters and… Continue reading “The Happiness of Flowers,” #Butterfly #Cinquain

“Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain

Image by JamesDeMers from Pixabay "Stone Ghosts" stone ghosts—the false idolsof a treasonous pastdedicated to slaveryhatefultokens of white supremacythe darkness of death waits—Patriarchyshattered ©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro Today, I heard the phrase, "stone ghosts" and felt compelled to put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard). The name resonated and touched a chord deep… Continue reading “Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain