Pheromone Fog

secret rendezvous
explores ‘the birds and the bees’
nectar drunk fumble
quenches desire
the pheromone fog humbles

Pat R


Congregate – rendezvous

Passion – Desire

For #Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms of Congregate & Passion
To participate and for other entries go here.

Time & Laughter

Photo : A park near me.

fallen leaves are brown
bare branches now face deep frost
how time has moved on
through weary bones, but laughter
tends my soul holding time still

Pat R


#Tanka Tuesday

#Daily Haiku Challenge



space – astral wonder

where galaxies live and play

mesmerizing show



Image: Hubble Probes Interior of Tarantula Nebula

A to Z Challenge Acrostic Poem: NOUS

water pier beach

N is for NOUS

Definition: pure intellect or reason


New humans should come with instructions to watch out for the people about to rear them

Only those with exceptional common sense should be allowed near one Anthony and Delilah were not in possession of such qualities an

Unsuspecting trusting helpless tiny baby does not deserve to have his body temperature forced to 92 degrees and into cardiac arrest

Superior intellect is not required to conclude that dunking a four week old in cold water to rid him of a fever is not a good idea – now they wait



The photo was taken off the pier today, this was the kind of a day we were having.