Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Last day of PAD!

Topic for PAD #30, against all odds

I Write Against All Odds
All around, above and below
Poets abound, writers that glow.
My simple words I humbly submit
Less eloquently, I have to admit,
Than bards of the past and those in the present
With talent so fair and imagery pleasant.
But I'll ne'er give up on my writing dream
I'll keep at the craft, improving with steam!

And here is my sensational haiku wednesday, absence

Absence of color
Spots skin with patches of white
Vitiligo's curse

I feel like a freak
Ignore the glances and stares
Ever self conscious

But it could be worse
It's only aesthetic, at
Least I have my mind.


Tyrean Martinson said...

Wonderful poetry!

I love them both, but the first touched where I'm at today.

Thank you!!!

Angela Cothran said...

Love it Tara. Keep the poetry coming :)

Kathy Reed said...

Having your mind is a great asset!

Christine Rains said...

Wonderful poems.

anthonynorth said...

The mind can rise above all. great words.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Your Against All Odds is much better than the old Phil Collins song!

Chèvrefeuille said...

I espescially like the haiku of yours on the prompt "absence". Nicely done.

Anonymous said...

my heart goes out to you.

Leigh Covington said...

Angie- took the words right out of my mouth!

Mijayami said...

Interesting take on absence and yes, it's more important to have your mind.

Anonymous said...

Vitiligo ... my mom has the same thing ... fortunately for her - she has a fair complexion!!

Anonymous said...


Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

I have that too, on my chest mostly. Makes for a rather splotchy tan, doesn't it!? Well done!

Heather M. Gardner said...

Those were great!
And they are eloquent!

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