A Brother’s Love

Published April 18, 2015 by kdorholt

A Brother’s Love

My brother
always wore
his heart on his face
bounding for the first
hug and kiss,
in his familiar beret.

He cherished
the girl, family
(his strength
to this day)

The proverbial
welcome sprang
from his home,
the City of Light
for all of us–

I understood
right away.

Found 13 April 2015

Guilliano, Mireille. “La Fille Prodigue: Return of the Prodigal Daughter.” French Women Don’t Get Fat. New York: Random House, 2004. P 21-23. Print. Pages 22-23.Mark and Me BeretMark and Me Beret

You, Look!

Published April 17, 2015 by kdorholt

You, Look!

You, yeah, you,
you good young folks.
Look for goodness
with proud resilience . . .
Go to those who hunger
with overwhelming hunger . . .
Go to mothers who shout need
for education . . .
Create complete community
around others . . .
Wonder, think,
know, read . . .
Give back to life,
your world.
But remember,
You got to look!
You, You, You!

Words: “commencement,” “future,” “you,” “look,” “good,” “thank ”

Obama, Michelle. ”Michelle Obama Commencement Speech Urges Graduates To Stay Hungry.” The Huffington Post/AP. 7 April 2015, 10:33 A.M. CDT.

A Message

Published April 15, 2015 by kdorholt

It’s all elementary,
of no importance,
armchair travel,
first-rate madness!
Talking about
elder care and aging parents . . .
planning a storied life  . . .
or the patio vegetable garden . . .
attending classes in
food therapy and fitness . . .

The rest of us
need to know
where to go for
a new understanding . . .
to experience
great lives.
Do you know,
who is available
to teach us this?
Please, leave a message.

Words from Brookfield Public Library (Brookfield, WI) entryway bulletin board, 11 April 2015.

In the Beginning

Published April 11, 2015 by kdorholt

We begin . . . with water
Dipping our hands . . . in the holy font
(bronze basins constructed . . . on biblical faith)
because God does . . . in nature
the amniotic sac . . . in the womb
Birth begins . . . with water breaking
New life . . . in order
a sacred sign . . . from common element
a natural sacrament . . . of God

Hahn, Scott. “Holy Water.” Signs of Life: 40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots. Doubleday: New York 26, October, 2009 Random House LLC.Today’s

Haiku Discombobulater

Published April 11, 2015 by kdorholt

I could have fun all day with the Haiku Discombobulater until you create a haiku you like. Here’s one of many I discombobulated. (Here’s the discombobulating site: http://www.languageisavirus.com/haiku-discombobulater.html, )

A lovely sunset
brilliant, hibiscus twilight–
how soon must it rain?

Haiku I used

In the twilight rain

these brilliant-hued

hibiscus . . .

A lovely sunset

Matsuo Basho
http://www.thehaikuguru.com/famous-haiku-poem.h

Kathy Fish

my website and blog

Denzer Family Art

Sharing Our Art with the World

Lindsey Gendke

Writing to My Roots

Notes to Self

...because life is a beautiful mess

JUMP FOR JOY! Photo Project

Capturing the beauty of the human spirit -- in mid-air -- around the world

The Blahgg Blog

life by design in a small and still charming town.

Stories in 5 Minutes

Why waste an entire day reading a novel when you can read the story in 5 minutes

Peace, love and patchouli

A blog of life according to me.

Daily (w)rite

A Daily Ritual of Writing

Words. On the Internet.

And perhaps some punctuation?

Here

Nowhere else

Theme Showcase

Find the perfect theme for your blog.

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Salsachica's Ramblings

A place to share a chica's thoughts about food, life and music

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

Julian Sherman

Building A Business While Having A Life

Kathy Fish

my website and blog

Denzer Family Art

Sharing Our Art with the World

Lindsey Gendke

Writing to My Roots

Notes to Self

...because life is a beautiful mess

JUMP FOR JOY! Photo Project

Capturing the beauty of the human spirit -- in mid-air -- around the world

The Blahgg Blog

life by design in a small and still charming town.

Stories in 5 Minutes

Why waste an entire day reading a novel when you can read the story in 5 minutes

Peace, love and patchouli

A blog of life according to me.

Daily (w)rite

A Daily Ritual of Writing

Words. On the Internet.

And perhaps some punctuation?

Here

Nowhere else

Theme Showcase

Find the perfect theme for your blog.

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Salsachica's Ramblings

A place to share a chica's thoughts about food, life and music

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

Julian Sherman

Building A Business While Having A Life

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 41 other followers