About Poetry · Shorts · Writing

The Makeover – A Breakup Ritual

  The Makeover - A Breakup Ritual by Ama Danesi   Does my face hiss like a repellent, will another walk away? One fizzled without reason, another from pity or naiveté described the shroud, darkness over his loins and my face. Shunted, his quiver melted, the promise puddled. His last embrace, like a scorpion's segmented… Continue reading The Makeover – A Breakup Ritual

About Poetry · Real Life

Couture for Cloud Beings – A Poem

Couture for Cloud Beings - A Poem by Ama Danesi To think I could be invisible relieved from this pall of doom Dressed in a mass of veils - and adorn the skies and drenched in heaven's pearls. To go where divine ball-gowns are made with silver lining corsets, with stitches - the thinnest threads… Continue reading Couture for Cloud Beings – A Poem

About Poetry

An Offering to the Wind – A Poem

An Offering to the Wind - A Poem by Ama Danesi. Girl in boots - alone, unafraid. Awaiting the chariot sure, delicate neck arched, an offering to the wind.

About Poetry

Visible as Dawn 2 – A Haiku

Another Haiku Friday… Visible as Dawn 2 A Haiku by Ama Danesi The dare of tight coils and obstinate springs, free as air.

About Poetry

Visible as dawn – A Haiku

I'm all for Haiku Fridays, so here's mine. Visible as dawn by Ama Danesi Pineapple on my head unruly stalks, roots above ground - visible as dawn.   Not a pretty sight but it makes getting dressed in the mornings easier. Inspiration - Natural hair, as in kinks, roots and all. There is both strength… Continue reading Visible as dawn – A Haiku