Message In Stanza

Poetry and Musings

I feel like shoegaze music Passive but intense Whimsical but technical   I appear passive at times But inside I am a yearning flame I appear dreamy at times But I am thinking every step through    I feel like dream pop music Aloof but surreal Heartfelt but detached   Do you know my heart? …

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Welcome to Message In Stanza’s Written Poetry Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll post a new poem around 3 pm (CST). I hope you enjoy! 🙂 Clasped hands Perched lips Centered hips Love lands It’s a moon landing Being in a foreign land Love creates more than love It creates life   Sleepless nights Baby bottle Baby …

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The woman by the tree mourns She mourns the way her husband treated her She has been in this marriage way too long Her skin burns and aches, almost as her heart The draping leaves camouflage her sorrow People don’t know she’s hurting Because all they see is the Weeping Willow Crying for her (C) …

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There is a different between boundaries And not respecting someone The balance isn’t always easily done   Our country is now so divided With the 4th upon us But unity has me excited   I honor you But not always your choices There is a difference   This 4th let’s celebrate A new age dawning …

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photo by Mark Dalton via Unsplash   The sky’s colors reawaken in the morning It glistens the harbor with productivity It’s telling me it’s time to cruise the currents (C) Carly Wiggins 2018   You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr: Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give …

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What is happiness? Merely a translucent bubble of cheer? What is love? A well spring forth of hope?   I know forgiveness sews up the heart I know patience invites kindness I know strength allows fortitude For love is all these attributes   Do you ask what is happiness? Because life seems a little lukewarm? Do …

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