Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Desert Oasis

courtesy of Mish

Sunrise
desert oasis
rejuvenates
my soul

Phoenix rises
in blazing light
soaring towards heaven

form: Septolet
Posted: for  dVerse
writing about the Southwest


34 comments:

  1. Stunning! An uplifting take on the prompt.

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    1. Thank you for sharing you photo's and the prompt that stirred my muse.

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  2. Beautiful take on the prompt. I like this form. Simple but so full of beauty.

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    1. Thank you! I have used this form once or twice before I like it simplicity.

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  3. Those early moments are the truly best in the desert...

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    1. Bjorn, I yearn to go to the desert.

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  4. Hi Truedessa - what a lovely poem ... the desert is magical - but we need the life giving form of an oasis ... cheers Hilary

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    1. Hilary, that is a lovely thought and the oasis is waiting...

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  5. A rise of the fire, like a phoenix it can never truly expire

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    1. Hi Pat,

      Phoenix rising in the form of fire and light...

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  6. A phoenix is the perfect metaphor!

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    1. Thanks Alex, the fire-bird...

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  7. Your brevity is stunning; the form is new to me. I did consider doing a Western-themed haibun, but I've traveled the SW so extensively, I had to personalize it; smile.

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    1. Hi Glenn,

      I do so enjoy your western story.

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  8. Thus starts a new day with all the permutations to make the day more interesting. You've chosen a beautiful pic Truedessa!

    Hank

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    1. Thanks Hank, and I enjoy your poem as well.

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  9. Love the form which you used for this poem :D sigh.. lovely!!

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    1. Thank you Sanaa, When I viewed the photo some key words jumped out at me and I thought ok, I'll run with that.

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  10. Such a beautiful sunrise & would really rejuvenate my soul as well ~

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    1. I would like to stand on that ground and watch the sunrise to be in that moment.

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  11. This is so beautiful. I can envision it, lifting! Wonderful photo, too.

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    1. Thanks Sherry, That photo just touched me...

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  12. I imagine myself in the Arizona desert, seeing the glow of Phoenix fill the distant night sky. Perfect metaphor.

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    1. Sunrise or sunset, that Phoenix will be amazing..

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  13. This warmed my soul. Thanks.

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    1. Glad you felt the sun's warmth...

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  14. I feel like I am soaring. Powerful!

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    1. Spread those wings and soar on...

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  15. "Phoenix rises" is a lovely way to describe the sunrise in the desert.

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    1. Thanks it is very beautiful...

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  16. What a beautiful little piece. Love the phoenix reference.

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  17. Love the simplicity of the form
    love the beauty of the words

    and any time you use the word "rejuvenate," you've got me hooked!

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    1. smiling - just saying the word rejuvenate makes one feel lighter in some way.

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