My Poem, “The Nature of Jazz”, Now Live at Spillwords.com

Besieging me with her exquisiteness was the sea.Palm trees rustle, rejoicing in a seamless tune.Anegada sends echoes from an aging graveyardof polished conch shells gleaming rosy pink.Caribbean an indigo blue, crafting elusive ripplesin unison as gliding pink flamingos shriek gently. Please read the rest of my poem [here]. I am delighted that my poem, "The … Continue reading My Poem, “The Nature of Jazz”, Now Live at Spillwords.com

Old Soul

woeful calls of the sirenbroke the silencegone were the sightseers,tourists and their trashold were her branchesmermen wore envylike a blanket of giant kelpfor the old soul that stillheld the stunning spoton the floor to their worldyearning to float in the sunon her long-aged armswhile golden scales twinkledas a beacon for their kinsmenthey would call for … Continue reading Old Soul

Io

Dancing feet under the snowfields of JupiterWhile seventy-nine moons illuminate your cheekPiercing strength your jaw touches mineFire runs through meLips embrace, and I am dizzy in your armsGliding beside melting snowIce cools my skinIf only till you touch me once again Written by Joni Caggiano 4/22/20 Photo by Joni Caggiano

Earthly Ornaments

Our Lord reaches down and kisses the earth softly.Angels cry tears creating melodious mist on strings,garden spiders create to entertain tourists for lunch.Astounding smells of infused beauty melting before me.Tuberose absolute mixing with gardenias and gliding,stroking smooth skin uniting with sweat into gloriousaromas of coconut and sun caressed bodies - chatting.Swaying in the wind are … Continue reading Earthly Ornaments

A Day Adrift

Gentle winds weep as gusts carry toilsome burdens swiftly alongMermaids, fairies, and whales join in this hauntingly woeful songOld legs holding up sorrowful eyes cry blood upon the empty streetRusted iron table, only one chair left where her friends would meetHeavy skies release a burden and clouds bring forth a dense rainCovering porch swings, hobby … Continue reading A Day Adrift

White Flower

To you who give your love to Him unseen, unknown His love aboundsDrifting from your locks, hues of ruby, golden wheat and reddish brownsAdulation, knees red from our supplication drift up to God, Our LordTo smite the enemies of His devoted with the Authority of His SwordAngels with coronets of Sacred Blue Lily and the … Continue reading White Flower

Faith

Sunkissed my lids and dew melted in my hands as I leaped Laughter bounced from the soft snowy clouds echoing a call Wings of buttery color with hues of scarlet and cerise rose Angels of Protection with skin transparent and features unique Exquisiteness which held no conceivable description flew softly Yet reverberations like thunder imparting … Continue reading Faith

Carolina Widow

Whispers weave through leaves of seedlings like nimble fingersPulling fine silk threads creating patterns of beauty on loomsGarden spiders drink drops of morning dew from webs proudly craftedSporting bright yellow bodies, alike the color children paint the sunGrubs buried deep in shallow graves thrive in fertile black soil awaitingFeeding on grassroots with ravenous appetites for … Continue reading Carolina Widow