Tag: Rumi


For her Poetics prompt Kim asks us to write a metaphor poem that starts with Rumi’s words: “This being human is”

Ghost of the guesthouse

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival… the chance pull on a love-me petal the tap on wainscot where a mouse abides as unexpected guest spying out our naked consciousness nebulous mix of pride and bashfulness coy pheasant with an ostentatious crest ghosts behind broken windows peer they haunt each daylight visitor but look beyond… Continue Reading “Ghost of the guesthouse”