A slip of the tongue Words uttered without thinking Time does not erase.
Rough and fair weather Companions for all seasons True friendship indeed.
Glint of cold anger And frost in the supressed voice Waiting to explode.
Learning to enjoy Simple joys of daily life Release most tensions.
Caterpillars boundFrom cacoons came butterfliesswaying gracefully.
To open our hearts And absorb Nature’s beauty Solace to our soul.
I just finished reading Journey by James Michener. He is one of my favourite authors. The story is set in the Arctic and he writes about the mosquitoes there. I remembered that when I read this prompt. Hordes of mosquitoes In the Arctic region Drive sane people mad.
It views just one daySharing its beauty and joyLife of a flower . This small wild flower blooms in our garden. Some days there are many flowers, today there was just one. It reminded me of the prompt words. By afternoon it folds into itself.
Ebb and flow of waves Reflecting the golden Sun Infinite ocean.
The first betrayalIt’s scar remains foreverThe wound rarely heals.