small stones – April 9, 2016


art credit: The Darkness Inside by Amalia Iuliana Chitulescu

senryu series

no damsel am I
no delivery needed
the kingdom is mine

It’s my destiny
forged by my feminine hands
I pave my own path

‘though darkness dwells here
it is now my own doing
no white knights needed

©2016 Lori Carlson. All rights reserved.

5 thoughts on “small stones – April 9, 2016

  1. maria says:

    There’s no siren call
    She’s no damsel in distress
    She forged her own life

    ~powerful senryu, Lori! 🙂

  2. […] been in bed all day. Somehow, I managed to write my science fiction story titled Hatched Plans, a senryu series as my small stones for the day, and a poem that combined both the NaPoWriMo and the April PAD […]

  3. Soul Gifts says:

    It’s a very powerful image – complements the poem.

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