Sky Fully Bloomed

I smiled at the
Super Pink Moon
You winked at me
and made me swoon
Love at first sight
this cool Spring night
when some blossom

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2021

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

The anthology of poetry “The Sound of Brilliance” has been published and is available! Suzi Bocks created this anthology from poems that were part of the “The Short of It” series she created and hosts on her site “I Write Her“. I am happy 😁 🎉 to say there are three ha’sonnets of mine – “Sweet Little Lies,” “Out of Context,” and “We Can’t Go Back” – are included among the many wonderful poems by great poets in the collection!
It is available in both paperback (here) and eBook (here) version on Amazon.  

What Did We Do

Arrest your fears
don’t panic yet
When the smoke clears
they may forget
and something new
will take their view
We'll be scot-free

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2021

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

Apropos(ish) of the title (NOT the content, really!) of my poem, by wonderful coincidence 20 minutes after it posted I received an email from Suzi Bocks saying the anthology of poetry “The Sound of Brilliance” had been published and is available! Suzi created this anthology from poems that were part of the “The Short of It” series she created and hosts on her site “I Write Her” (which you should all subscribe to). I am happy 😁 🎉 to say there are three ha’sonnets of mine – “Sweet Little Lies,” “Out of Context,” and “We Can’t Go Back” – included among the many wonderful poems by great poets in the collection!
It is available in both paperback (here) and eBook (here) version on Amazon. 

Stephen W. Buchanan — I Write Her

Out of Context 

Herein lies truth
Herein truth lies
Maybe uncouth
But no surprise
The twisted word
is made absurd
to spout with doubt

We Can’t Go Back 

The past is gone
The future hails
with each new dawn 
To what avail
Come with[…]
See the rest at Stephen W. Buchanan — I Write Her

I am pleased to have three of my ha’sonnets featured in Susi Bocks’ “The Short of It – exquisite expressions in tiny explosions” collection on her wonderful “I Write Her” site. If you haven’t checked out her site you should. And, if you write short form poetry and would like to be featured as part of this collection, please see the guidelines for “The Short of It.”