Two Haikus

by Bethany Sharon Moore

Unguarded, the soul
rises to face the open sky:
candor holds beauty.

Sleep, forever rest.
Journey ended, now pain free.
Live, in memory.

 

Artist: Patti Robinson 

Bethany Sharon Moore is a Tampa-based poet and musician that enjoys exploring many different forms of poetry. She enjoys the challenge of taking an idea and being able to communicate that idea or emotion using a prescribed set of rules and meter. The haiku, particularly, has helped her learn how to communicate complex thoughts in a simple phrase.