Haiku

trees talk tenderlywhile sweeping branches hold lifeleaves clapping freely by Joni Caggiano - Photo by Joni Isaiah 55:12 "You will go out in joy and be lead forth in peace, the mountains and hills will burst into song before you and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Angel Oak

Giant was the fearless Angel Oak whose roots grew down deepWatered by God’s creatures who safely came to her to weep.Her massive and twisted branches lie softened in green mossTo ease the burden, she gladly carried with every single loss.She bore the weight of tragedy for hundreds of earthly years,Instead, she clapped and sang at … Continue reading The Angel Oak

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

Red Tide

winds pound through bent treesroots cling tight to sandy groundgust bring sounds of ghosts dead lie the soldiersbattle of fort fisher lostblood soaked the white shore Haiku by Joni 12/26/19 In North Carolina, Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort that protected the trading routes at the port at Wilmington. The Union captured it in 1865. … Continue reading Red Tide