A Poem A Day #251: Perfectly Imperfect

“Perfectly Imperfect” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

A Poem A Day #250: Author to Author

“Author to Author” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

A Poem A Day #249: Breakfast

“Breakfast” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

A Poem A Day #248: Write

“Write” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

My Poem “Vibes”

It can happen instantly...
it can happen in a flash...
it can flow easily like water
or like the words of poetry...
it can happen fast.

They can be like a faint rumble...
they can be like a tsunami...
they can make you feel humble...
they can make you feel free.

It can start as simply as hearing
a song playing on the radio...
it can begin with something
as perfect as a smile...
it can last longer than something
that can be seen or shown...
it can find you at the same time
as you find them and as regularly
as the shadow of a sundial.

They can be bad...
they can be good...
they can be sad...
they can be misunderstood;
however, whenever anybody
finds themselves somewhere,
sometime, perhaps with someone
who also feels what they feel
and on the same frequency
it can be more powerful than
the gravity of the moon that creates
the ocean's infinite tides...
there is no way of mistaking
the sensations, the emotions,
the feeling of elation,
the tingle of electricity that accompanies
the rise of the spirit within
that can inspire the thoughts,
that can move the body,
that can overcome and compel anyone
with a wave of multi-layered
and meaningful vibes.

A Poem A Day #247: Never Forget

“Never Forget” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

My Poem “Arise”

Like a wave of solar energy,
the solstice and the longest day
heralded the arrival of not only new light,
but also of new hope, of new optimism,
and also a new reason to live
and a new reason to love, as well...
like a soft breeze through a field of daisies,
the sight of nature all around us
reminds all who want to see it
the unbreakable connection
that exists between all things
that is so innocent, so important,
so serene, so peaceful, so beautiful...
like a dream made real,
wherever people get the opportunity
to embrace the gift of what nature is -
like when someone sets foot upon
the wet sand of a beach
or they go for a paddle
in the shallows of the sea;
or like in 1966 when Neil Armstrong
set foot on the moon -
there is always this impact and this imprint
made that reverberates like a guitar string
or like the skin of a drum...
like a drop of water on a desert floor,
like a tap on a windowpane
by the beak of a bird,
like the moment a child first sees their reflection,
like the moments when you feel as if
time has stood still for you for some reason,
or like watching a butterfly flutter their wings -
there is so much detail, depth,
meaning, and spirit to feel,
to breathe in, to embrace,
and to make a part of you,
from which there is no
knowing what will follow;
but sometimes you have to
let things arise naturally -
like the spark of love, life, light
that can be seen in a person's eyes.

A Poem A Day #246: Wordsmith

“Wordsmith” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

A Poem A Day #245: Perpetual Night

“Perpetual Night” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet

A Poem A Day #244: The Sound of Mark

“The Sound of Mark” by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark’s poetry collection ‘The Eternal Boy’ which was published in 2015 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark’s poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me – all poems © Mark Hastings ● Buy Me a coffee @ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkThePoet