All posts tagged: poem

On the Ning Nang Nong

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fun / poetry / SHORT / words

On the Ning Nang Nong Where the Cows go Bong! and the monkeys all say BOO! There’s a Nong Nang Ning Where the trees go Ping! And the tea pots jibber jabber joo. On the Nong Ning Nang All the mice go Clang And you just can’t catch ’em when they do! So its Ning Nang Nong Cows go Bong! Nong Nang Ning Trees go ping Nong Ning Nang The mice go Clang What a […]

Tulips

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observations / poetry / women / words

The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here. Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in. I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly As the light lies on these white walls, this bed, these hands. I am nobody; I have nothing to do with explosions. I have given my name and my day-clothes up to the nurses And my history to the anesthetist and my body to surgeons. They have propped my […]

May my heart always be open to little birds*

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art / beauty / craft / vintage

These playful collages and water colours of little birds and vintage household items by Vivienne Strauss remind me of an e.e. cummings poem. You can almost hear their twittering as they are being mixed, cooked & toasted, or as they travel in style. *may my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living whatever they sing is better than to know and if men should not hear them men are […]