Marilyn Speak

High Five!Pen       PaperCup of teaSit         WaitListen!  Look!Here she isThis wild, silky othernessQuick!Write it down. written for my first Stanza meeting! Haiku her baby asleep a new mother hugs the silence   ———- sleepless forming the words I didn’t say   ———- an old sixpence 1955 11-plus and a chipped bone   ———- laughter rolling gently down the hill   ———- deep in the temple a seated Buddha scent of jasmine   ———– cigarette lit a painted statue sits down Marilyn Speak is a 75 year-old Grandma, who has written occasional verse over the years, and has now fallen in love with the … Continue reading Marilyn Speak