Bashful Lily

Poem written by Joni Caggiano on 06/25/20 - Photo by Couleur on Pexels.com black and white notes of the wide-eyed dusty pianospare the two lovers their uncharted melodybare windows are dripping tales on the insidewhile flushed water lilies turn their petals bashfullyemerald green and scarlet was their cottage on the searising from the bed now, … Continue reading Bashful Lily

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

My Compass

My eyes drift to paradise where angels dwellBashfully soft notes of a flute wafting gently overOcean's waves playing hypnotizing heart tunesRhythmic sounds changing as the small chasmOf my instrument seals with sea's thick saltLids closing blind my nose now my compassSmells of sweat and sandalwood intoxicatingWarm touches both soothing and arousingGardenia and lavender mixes with … Continue reading My Compass

Scorched Earth

Drifting in and out through the crying blackened bushRestricting airflow from seeking lung cells that pushTowards pockets of coolness and a nontoxic timeTo a land where the killing of nature is a real crimeWhere bullets and hatred don't govern the dayAnd children with asthma come out safely to play An environment where oodles of patents … Continue reading Scorched Earth

Pause

my heart paused todaywind took my bright scarf to seaall I saw was you Haiku by Joni 12/31/19 - Picture taken by my husband and best friend OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA - Husband at the Helm

Living Veil

A tapestry, of my life, woven of sorrows,desires, chance, and God’s truths.Individually threaded by many hands bothknown and unknown.Patterns weaved with wool, cotton andsilk fibers into many shapes withworn seasons distinctive and tender.Harsh years where dyes faded andunknown shadows mystifyingly emerged.Tints of indigo and sapphire were ablazewhere fulfilled durations of time existed.Skies met untainted lands … Continue reading Living Veil