Charting the Heart


Today’s prompt from napowrimo.net is to select 10 random words and then add 3-4 words that rhyme with them and make up a poem… I took a photo of what the mess I created looks like… Gives you an idea of how it went.

There is a course to chart with the heart
It can start from any need that rises in the seed
of love's demand as you reach out your hands
making a new history from this complicated mystery

Ask permission for a hug respect the little shrug
No need to have the rug pulled out from under you
Respecting the Land that is of other is not in your command
Armadillos are not soft cloud billows to wrap around

There is no need to shove, offer the peace of the dove
Read the body's message of love come hither 
Luminescent Alchemy, roots out any blasphemy
Death's casket waits in the line of your mortality

copyrights. jeanne adwani. 3 april 2020

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4 Comments

Filed under LEAD FROM THE HEART, MICHIGAN POET, NAPOWRIMO, NaPoWriMo prompt, national poetry month, YPSILANTI MICHIGAN

4 responses to “Charting the Heart

  1. Leah Myers

    Beautifully crafted word magic! I LOVE it.
    I especially in joyed the first section.

    Like

  2. Diane

    Thank you Jeanne for the playful invite to the world of poetry!

    Like

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