Tag Archive | poetry

Marriage – A Cinquain Poem for My Spouse

Marriage Lovely Struggle Giving, Trusting, Sharing Self Sacrificed for Another Complete Advertisements

A Haiku on Love

Wrapped in silk and warmth Embracing deeply my spirit Your love fills my heart. Karen Quinn 2014

Tis Naught But Tattered Cloth

Such an over-worn tattered cloth, edges frayed, many miles hard traveled stretched and straining to carry its burdens, keeping safe and protected precious things small rips and yellowed with stains it is weary, yet refuses to be unraveled .   Such an over-used tattered cloth, silent companion, doing its job as expected unfailing and uncomplaining […]

Appreciate Moments

Complaint Feigned objection Woefully busy days Filled with necessary tasks Painfully soon they fade away Lamentation Sleepless night Racing minds query Thoughts loudly waking thinker Shockingly and suddenly comes stillness Imagining Unscheduled day Nothing needing doing Just sitting without movement Sadly those days are approaching Seeker Of silence Place without people Less meeting or discussion […]

Naught without You

And what about you, do you bear a share? Question yourself… What could you do, To be the game changer, to help another. What have you done, To lend to the problem, to make it worse. What was your part, To contribute to sorrow, to add into happiness. What have you given, To ease a […]

Remembrance of you

Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, my mind plays tricks letting me see moments in time, as though they had not passed away, with you. Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, I can hear you quietly walking along beside […]


Reading what is not written as though printed text on page, yet invisible she nudges his arm ever so gently without sound, knowing he understands. Hearing what is not spoken as though shouted out loud, yet silent he winks catching her glance ever so briefly, she casts a wink of agreement. Touching what is not […]