Posted in Poetry, sijo

Not passion

hidden depths
passion does not become me, although I stand in stillness
when the mourning doves share their sorrows, and my hot tears flow free
I feel the Earth's pulsing heart beat in rhythm with the sea

© Lizl Bennefeld, 2022-04-07.

Photo by Sebastian Voortman on

Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday Poetry Challenge #4.


Poet, photo artist, retired academic style editor/consultant. Member, Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA).