Tag Archives: poetry

biggest loser

We watched that snow fall

Hoping it would melt quickly

Soon our hopes were dashed

Bigger flakes fell faster yet

Rock, paper, scissors, shovel!

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben


team happiness

Talk to your body

With words of encouragement

Each cell comes alive

Pictures of optimum health

Because they can feel the love

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben



Pizzas for the family

Good times and good food

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben

all clear

That scared little one

Hiding deep inside of you

Needs to know they’re safe

It’s okay to learn to trust

And they are worthy of love

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Mystery & Attract – Lead Us


You were

A small child

What were your dreams

Were you encouraged

To seek them at all costs

To believe in their power

And to rejoice in the magic

Of possibilities tremendous

And so you opened your heart to receive

Good for you and good for the world at large

For it is your example that proves

We can have our heart’s desires

By nurturing tiny seeds

Placing our faith in love

All because of you

Who had some dreams

When you were

A small


©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben

fortune smiles

Oh, the joy

When good things happen

Answered prayers

Dreams come true

Cast bread upon the waters

Patience pays

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben

feels good

Looking back

You’ve done more today

Than you planned

You found strength

To keep moving through it all

Wow, go you

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben