Bilingual Poem: Residing amidst dreams

Residing entirely amidst dreams,
people often encounter mysterious sayings.


Resisiendo completamente entre sueños,
gentes muchas veces encuentran dichos misterioso.


P. S. This poem has a hidden message. Do you know what it is?


Artwork to inspire poetry: Beetle under a fig leaf artwork

Beetle under a fig leaf artwork

Above is an artwork of a beetle under a fig leaf.  It is based off of the photograph in the post A photograph to inspire poetry: beetle under a fig leaf.  This artwork can inspire poetry.  Here is a poem inspired by it:

if you don’t look
you might not see

Poetry topic idea: arrows

Today’s poetry topic idea is arrows.  Arrows can be used in poetry in different ways.  A poet could write about:

  • Arrows as weapons. An arrow is part of the weapon “bow and arrow” and a poet could use arrows with this meaning in their poetry.  They could write about war, such as in medieval times, or they could write about hunting.  A poet could use the idea symbolically for many things.

  • Arrows as directional indicators. Arrows can be used to indicate direction.  They can be seen on diagrams, instructions, signs, and roads.  The idea is that the arrow points to something or some place that a person should then engage with.  A poet could use this idea in poetry in different ways.

Here is an example poem using the idea of arrows:

                         sought for.
If only there were directions.
If only something could point the
way and show the path.  The place
sought for is hidden though.  No
way is marked out.  No arrow
                         points the