Haiku Poem: Lighthouse of Hope

Lighthouse in the night. Leading me safely to shore From the waves that roar. Any boat captain will tell you lighthouses are essential for leading them safely to shore. During storms, it can be difficult to traverse through the roaring, tempestuous waves. Having a lighthouse can give you confidence and hope to make it back... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Sky’s Nebulous Protector

White clouds reign above To shield the scorching sun. The sky's protector. Aren't you thankful for clouds? Without them, we would be overly exposed to harmful ultraviolet radiation. They may seem insignificant, but clouds are actually vital to sustaining life on our planet. So next time you look up, be thankful that God created clouds... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Everglades

The muhly grass sways As the crocodile moves through. The frog remains still. Muhly grass is common in the everglades and is usually windy when it blooms. But the grass not only sways by the wind, but by crocodiles and alligators crawling through (only place in the world where both coexist). While the grass and... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Free Verse Poetry

Free verse poetry Saying rules restrict freedom? False liberation. Free verse is art just like formal poetry. There are many great poets who have well-crafted poems in free verse. That being said, in my opinion, modern poetry is deconstructing syntax, grammar, rhyme, meter, and rules. This leads people to believe that self-expression is more important... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Mountain Top View

On the mountaintop Gazing at the land below. A place called nowhere. Nowhere is an unfounded territory. While it hasn't been named or claimed, this land belongs to nature and ultimately God. God did create us to cultivate the land, but to treat it with respect. We are to be good stewards of our natural... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Season Exchange

Knock. Knock. Fall, come in. Hang your hat and please sit down. Winter, wake up. Go! Fall has done his part. He shed the leaves from the tree and brought a cool breeze to the landscape. Fall was kind enough to give us various colors and the harvesting of the land. Thank you fall! But... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Windowpane Soul

Windy rain sneaks in through my rigid windowpane. Tears fall out my eyes. Storms of life come upon us quickly. Betrayal, loss of a friend, disease, and unemployment are just a few common afflictions we experience. In our storms, we try to hold in the emotions. We bottle them inside thinking that this is the... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Red Cellar Door

Stand. Turn. Look. Move toward The red cellar door of dreams. It's locked from inside. I want the reader to experience this narration. The action verbs used are meant to express an attitude of persistence. You must stand. Get up. Have a vision. Move towards your dreams. Persistence is the key to success. The red... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Hope in the Midst of Despair

Dark clouds of despair Thundering over my soul Does anyone care? The Lord God cares. He tells us to cast our burdens upon Him. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. If the Creator knows every grain of sand, how much more does He know your frustrations and sadness? Trust in the God... Continue Reading →

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