Every Sunday we serve up a buffet of inspiration to spark some creation.
We also hope you’ll share your own dishes with us.
Poets are invited to post one of their own poems in the comment section. Something sparked by or about this week’s topic.
Or if you just don’t have anything that matches, give us something a little different than this week’s topic and we’ll call it a dessert.
This week’s Inspiration Buffet features photos by The Pixelman and a poem from Lorraine Cipriano.
Photos by The Pixelman.
Aquarian Soul Sister
by Lorrain Cipriano
Marching to a different drum beat
a great change is now upon her
the moody and reckless visionary
this shift in energy inevitable
complacency coming to an end
sparkly point in time briefly
lifts maddening depression
her soul like an instrument
attuned to the world rhythm
this journey leads to paths
weaved into relationship webs
where wisdom of the past trumps
foolish decisions made in haste
larger collectives molding her
finally in the present moment
so calm entering a new realm
refusing to morph back into
the status quo and instead going
fearlessly to a sacred sanctuary
where fantastical ideas emerge
heavy veils of human suffering
become transparent as she begins
to challenge authorities with art
making the unknown known
in the middle of the universe
Lorraine Cipriano is currently the editor of the Ohio section of The Poets Without Limits Magazine and the co-founder of a long-running literary series called “Women Unbound”. She has been published in the following publications by Writing Knights Press: “Unbound”, “Out on the Streets”, “The Squire: Grand Tournament III Anthology”, “Page-A-Day Poetry Anthology 2015”, “1,000 Paper Cranes”, “Writing Knights Press 2014 Anthology” and “The Squire: Grand Tournament IV Anthology”. She has also been published in both the “50 Haikus, Volume 1 Issue 8” anthology and “50 Haikus, Volume 1 Issue 9” anthology by Prolific Press.
Bring your dish to the table. We invite you to use the comment section below to share a poem of your own, sparked by or related to today’s Inspiration Buffet.
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May 22, 2016 at 1:22 PM
When the bull is bigger than you
And umbrellas seem as small as teardrops
Reach for the magic book of poetry
And find yourself standing on a rock
Amidst ocean spray where seagulls circle
Look around the horizon between clouds and sand
Feel free birds fly out of your mind
And a personal jet roars from such soul
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