forgottenmeadows

thoughts from my mind to yours


15 Comments

Spring Blog Nominations for Best Blogs – Now Open

Hello Everyone, 

I will be doing my Spring Blog List at the end of May/ beginning of June. Nominations are now open. I would like to highlight some of my fav and new bloggers and would love if you all can join in and mention a blogger you would like me to highlight in the comments. Rules are simple – You cannot nominate yourself, use hateful language or promote a business. The category of blog can be anything from poetry, photography, travel, cooking and anything between that makes you feel good about reading the blog. Write one or two lines about why you like the blog you nominate and leave a link of the blog and your blog with your comment. No more than 2 nominations per person. Deadline to comment will be until May 29, 2019. I will go through the list and include the blogs that follow the rules along with the blog (person) who mentions the nominee! 🙂 Hope you can all participate!

image copyright neha 2019

Please share and reblog this post so more people can get nominated!

Advertisements


87 Comments

Calling all Creative Minds/Poets/Artists to a poetic collaboration – “Once more”

poetry and image copyright neha 2018

 

Hello Everyone,

As we wrap up spring and head towards summer, I thought I would do another collaboration. We all have times when we wish for one more moment, one more second, one more song, just once more and this collaboration is on that theme. If you haven’t participated in any of my previous collaborations before, you can see an example via this link. Everyone is welcome to participate and I will add your contribution in the order they are posted. You can post your piece in the comment, please ensure to post the actual text not just a link in order to be considered. You can post multiple times. Hateful language will not be tolerated and will be promptly removed if posted. The collaboration will be open until 10 pm MST June 30, 2018. As usual, I will start it off, and I hope many of you will join me in making this yet another beautiful collaborative effort!

 

When the moon hangs low,
And you let go,
of the restraints in the heart…
finding magic,
in the distant glow
of the stars,
lost in nostalgia, once more.

poetry copyright neha 2018 – forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com

 

flickering candle
glow

slow night
go

.

sight

poetry copyright danialtijuana.wordpress.com

 

 

Rediscovering love.

Hold me closer once again,
gently wrapped in your embrace,
under the starry sky
where once we stood
enchanted by the playful tunes of spring music
and the soulful rhythm of oceanic waves.
Let’s once again,
delve into the rhymes of oneness and warmth,
for in poetry we will rediscover
the lost fragments of our love —  
a love that is sealed for eternity. 

Copyright © SN (Literature and Art) shrutyn.wordpress.com

 

 

Rays of sunlight
Kiss the mountains below
Spring says, “follow me”
Has summer, in tow

Warmer days ahead
Once more, we sigh
As the season changes
In the blink of an eye

©2018 Dorinda Duclos All Rights Reserved – https://dorindaduclos.com

 

 

When there is plenty of time
Who cares about a minute
But how precious is a single moment
An embrace
Another touch of a hand
Only one more kiss
When the one you love is out of sight
And there is plenty of time
Between the both of you

erikakind.me

 

 

What can I say?

Looks like it was the best decision I ever made

To be with you

To share my happiness with you

And also my sadness

I never knew I could be this happy

When there was a time darkness was the only thing

I was able to see

You came into the darkness

With hope in your eyes

And the belief I never had

You went through the darkness for me

You did everything to keep me happy

And you won

You changed my life

In words I cannot describe

Our bond gets stronger

Day by day

My love for you doubles

And so does trust

I’m so glad you came into my life

Your presence has that soothing,calm feeling, that only a home has.

I can’t get enough of you

I want to love you inside out

I cannot imagine being away from you

I now understand what poets wrote in their poems

What actors tried to do in the love stories

I understand

I understand everything now.

 

The loss

Why?

Why is the world so unfair

Just when everything was falling into place,

Just when I was about to do something right,

Just when my mind was going to believe

That world is a good place after all,

It broke.

My heart broke.

My hopes were gone.

My dreams were shattered..

My mind has now turned into a dark place,

No sunshine

No hopes for a better future.

Only a demon inside.

Spreading his arms

It’s embracing my heart

Which once had a tiny ray of hope

But this hope was gone,

Was vanished

At the blink of an eye,

Because he touched it.

It’s a cruel place,

Making cruel actions

Not anyone else’s loss,

But mine.

Only mine.

It will be forever be mine

The loss.

The loss.

http://screble.wordpress.com

 

 

 

I’d like to hold on
This moment
When you wake up and smile
When your skin touch my skin
When your sleepy eyes find it hard
To adjust to daylight
When you rest between my arms
Peaceful, serene and calm
I’d like to hold on
These precious minutes
Mother and son bonding time

poetry copyright mahshiandmarshmallow.wordpress.com

 

 

I blow you a kiss
into the dream ridden mist
caressing the touch
we share no more

Tears tease my lips
as your soul takes a sip
my bleeding heart overflows
Together, once more

poetry copyright amberangst

 

 

What About Me?

She’s smart, she’s fair, she’s pretty,
But what about me?

She’s handy, she’s skillful, she’s artsy,
But what about me?

She’s perfect, she has it all,
Never would you ever see her fall.

But what about me?
What about me?

What about the girl who barely sleeps?
The one who in silence cries and weeps?

Fakes a smile, a giggle, a laugh,
Every day living her life a bluff.

Underneath that mask a broken soul cries,
Help me, save me, I don’t want to die!

Despite so upon her words she chocked,
Letter per letter she stumbled yet bellowed.

Gasped for air, failed to respire,
Drowning in water, burning in fire.

Her plea for mercy was left disregarded,
Concealed beneath a cloak, remained undetected.

Overshadowed by the smart, the perfect, the pretty,
Left with a question on her lips, what about me?

poetry copyright –https://immyyzz.wordpress.com

 

 

When you bath in that silvery moonlight
it slowly imbues you
with its ambrosial touch
so divine
when all the pain and anguish
get stripped off from your soul
you are again born as nubile
once more

poetry copyright meghasworldsite.wordpress.com

 

 

Once more, we become one

Penning our thoughts and words,

Watch them flow seamlessly

Through this conduit, we call poetry.

Fortunately or unfortunately,

It will take this and probably, many more pieces

Before they put it all together and see

That the life we weave far bypasses

The containment of Earth’s narrative.

– O.D. ©2018 – https://originaldante.com/

 

 

Just once more
To feel your heart
Beating close
Sharing an ocean gaze
One more second
To hold hands tightly clasped
One more moment
To just be
Us

syl65.wordpress.com

 

me and you ..
are all together..
just keep few things in mind..

if you are heartbroken, its fine
if you cry, its all fine

but
never trust them again.
just cry in the heavy rain..
and yes,
never love them again..
all you will get is pain…

pj5126.wordpress.com

 

 

Does she know
How lucky she is
To be loved by a man
More gentle, more compassionate, more selfless
Than any man born of woman—
Does she know?
Can she see
What he endures at her hand—
Apathy, neglect, ingratitude,
Assuming he will always be there for her?
And he will
Because he loves her
With a love she does not deserve.
Does she know?

Does she know
How much I love him,
And how I long once more to stand
Before him, take him in my arms at last, and fill the void,
Make him the center of my universe—
Does she know?
Would she change if she could see
How she has left him unprotected?
Though he never will betray her,
Nor could I demand it of him,
For to yield to selfish pleasures
Would be to fail.
Love never fails.
Does she know?

Copyright © 2018 Abigail Gronway https://darksideofthemoon583.com/

 

 

 

If i could change things

I just wanted a place to stay
And when i rethink of it i never chose to stay here with you
You are still my favorite human and i still try to show you even when you leave me outside without a warm blanket in the rain

If i could change things i would be in that chair beside the chimney
I would stand on my back hinds and talk superiorly
If i could change things i would leave you to starve when i get drunk and angry
I would stop cleaning your pen at will

If i could change things i would sell your babies or kill them for my meal daily
I would make you feel what i feel when i know the slaughtere’s car is the one waiting for me
If i could change things i would call you names when you hurt me mistakenly
I would raise that whip, make you cry and obey me submissively
I would cage you, separate you from your family
You would know what it is to be called Animal

poetry copyright Winniefred Frederica Gbemuotor

 

 

 

EVERYDAY IS A DIFFERENT DAY

The sun rise every day, the sun sets everyday
we wake up every day, we sleep everyday
everyday is a different day
but there’s so many of similarities in everyday
every day we breath, every day we cease
every day we please
we please to get what we need, to do what we want
we fight every day from the world,
from ourselves
sometimes we accentuate ourselves
sometimes we conceal ourselves
it’s a long road,
we could win, we could loose
increment and decrement can happen everyday
and every day we are different
we are something which we had never been
we have what we didn’t have
from the sunlight to moonlight
maybe, the breeze blows us away
everyday we do so much similar
but we are different everyday
everyday is a different day

poetry copyright http248447595.wordpress.com

 

 

 

Severed Ties

Summer kissed my lips
the wind is naughty
signaling lazy clouds
and I drift off to a place
where peace leads the way

You are thought of–
your face sneaks its way into
my world and I
remember the yearning of
loving harder than LOVE
will allow

A bittersweet dream
fateful enemies, lost lovers
on a sea of forgetful tides
I pray to see those luring eyes
whisk me back into your realm
once more

-Tremaine L. Loadholt/2018
https://acorneredgurl.com

 

 

 

Obligations tore us asunder
Never at fault, always at first
Cleverly set at almost
Every opening a not quite

More than once more
Of a chance we never got
Remorse for choice taken away, for
Each ‘yes’ we weren’t able to say

Jessie Gutierrez
https://redstringpapercuts.com/

 

 

Once More in the Nature’s Lap

The wind blowing my hair,
caressing my red blemishes.
The sun making me squint
my eyes, making me yearn for
my cat-shaped shades.
The rustle of leaves,
the pile of brown leaves,
which gets grind by my
cycle wheels.
The chirping of sparrows
and the occasional birds
that take flight in front of
my eyes.
Once more,
I stand in the middle of it all,
to take it all in with peace
and glint in the eyes.

-Sneha (everydayisuniqueforthevagabond.wordpress.com)

 

 


3 Comments

Calling all creative minds – 1 More Week to join in the poetic Collaboration “letting go”

Hello Everyone,

The  “Letting Go” Collaboration will end on September 30, 2017. This is Your Chance to be part of this beautiful creation…love what we have so far. To join in please click on this original post and follow the guidelines.

 

Thank you all and hope you are enjoying your beautiful first fall weekend!

 

Neha


12 Comments

Rhyme Challenge with my fellow bloggers/Readers/writers/creative minds :)

Hi Everyone,

I thought I would try a rhyme challenge with all of you…so this is how it will work…you have to try to rhyme with the line before yours placed in the comments section…if you run out of rhyme or if it has all been used you can write something else but make it poetic and add another line to rhyme with it …I will start the first line and hope you all follow by writing your contribution in the comment section and continue the thread by rhyming with the comment before yours…Multiple contributions are welcome! 🙂 Hope we can make it a really long thread with all the talented poets and writers here! I will keep this challenge open for as long as people want to contribute ❤ 

Rhyme Challenge First line :

I write to find the rhymes of the heart

image copyright neha 2015

image copyright neha 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PS: please note that I will not be commenting on individual comments this time as I do not want to be disrupting the flow of the challenge…I thank you all in advance and I know it will be wonderful ❤

 

 


58 Comments

Calling all Poets/Creative minds- In a land of forgotten dreams

Hi Everyone,

As we are having so much fun with collaborations…Here is the next one…This will also be open for one week, so till next Sunday. Please place your contribution in the comment section and I will add it as they come. As always I will put the contributor’s name in the same colour as their contribution at the end of the piece and in the same order. Hope everyone has fun with this one like they had with the last one! 🙂  Again if you wish to use it as a separate prompt you can do so as well, just add the link of this page. I will only take contributions added in the comment section. Thank you! 🙂

IMG_3993

 

I land on my forgotten dreams,

from the lost window of my mind,

as they drift away to far off places,

leaving no traces behind…

 

Trying to remember what I’ve forgot

To forgot what I remember

My mind plays with me

Or is it other way around?

 

Scared, I turn to my heart

Silent

My heart has no need to play with words

Thoughts and images

 

I ask a question not needed to be asked

“Help me?”

Pulsing it soothes me with the primeval song

And I know

 

I know my dream.

 

 

I return here

for a moment

to this mysterious place

that for so long seemed

so far away

 

Years together

I have been waiting for you

Succumbing to the pain

I look through the window pane

 

For a moment, my thoughts stick on the space between us

Not realizing space is meaningless

We separate ourselves by emotion, culture, experience

Yet are only so far apart as a moment of thought, connecting our spirits

 

Distance is no match for my memory of you

Your smell, your form, the delicate way you turn your eyes

In my direction, your touch…

And my anticipation of your return shows

In the path I’ve worn, leaving pieces of my heart

On this window sill and the doorstep and the steps between

 

Oh, how I long to step out

walk free

I’ve been locked inside this room for eternity

The fear I know is only in my mind

yet I can’t break free

So I will look out the window of opportunity

and put off my decision

till another day

 

Move on, move on,

Oh sad and lonely soul.

Your eyes are athirst

For the water in a mirage;

In truth, the jug was never as large

As you recall.

 

As thus, you’re longing and lingering

For a false love;

For sooth, it was never there at all.

Look ahead, look ahead,

Be careful, lest you fall again,

For the figurine in your dream

 

Will crack and tumble down,

It will break and scatter on the ground.

Alas, it’s the shards of glass to penetrate your heart

For wanting what was never yours.

Arise, move on, move on,

Oh dreamer of the night.

 

 

observing the horizon, with hopeful eyes

awaiting for a New dawn after this tormenting night

a night walker I had become

on this so elaborated land

 

I used to have control over here

but my mind has gone crazy, missing you indeed

here and there I observe my forgotten dreams

all destroyed, burned or simply over and gone

 

Only one star above leading my way

watching all, seeing nothing

feeling pain for the forgotten love

missing all, having nothing

 

I sail on grey forgotten seas

from dreams remembered

of damaged things

Night sky wanes with dimming stars

I struggle to awaken from afar

Contributors: Me (Neha), Ivyon,In the Stillness… Laurie’s Gentle Healing Notesupenreddy, thelandlinebloglorriebowdenkharismaceyworksnovels,artes del viento,bluerock / debrazone