Black sea churns as waves crash on rocky beach storm rages offshore distant lightning flashes neon bolts splitting the sky the turmoil is moving closer but there is no shelter from this storm I crouch in the sand, pelted by fine grains as the west wind whips into a frenzy thunder rumbles as the storm rages a tempest in my shipwreck heart reeling that you were taken when I needed you most your silent presence to calm my soul in this vile world gone mad
Colleen Keller Breuning June 19, 2022
A double etheree inspired by writing prompts and the music of Enigma.
This Kyrielle Sonnet was written for the Instagram Group @hergrowthcollective. The topic for 11/11/2021 was “Appreciation.” Appreciation is such a broad term, and there are so many blessings and things that we should appreciate in our lives. I narrowed the focus of my poem to appreciating the beauty of nature all around us in this world.
We get so busy with day to day life and tasks that we often don’t take the time to just look out our window or move away from our computer screens. There is a world of beauty to behold each day, whether it be in our family members, friends, music, food, or nature. Take the time to slow down, breathe deep, open your eyes, observe and appreciate.
Today, I see beauty in the colorful autumn leaves, squirrels burying nuts in the yard, cats gazing out the window, crystal blue skies dotted with puffy clouds. And that makes me grateful and calm. Tell me, what do you see? What things you appreciate in your life?
Mood: Wonderful Inspiration: “We Played Some Open Chords” by A Winged Victory for the Sullen