Monday 18 January 2021

Two Poems by Kathy Figueroa


 


Heaven


They say Heaven is hidden

Among the stars up high

Or rests on fluffy white clouds

In the brilliant blue sky

But Heaven’s radiance shines

And imbues all around

Here on Earth where love is found


~Kathy Figueroa



The Magic Hour


It’s called “the magic hour”

Before the sun sinks low

When everything is bathed

In a warm, golden glow


Colours look much richer

Flowers, more velveteen

And a country garden

Is a haven of green


The dragonflies hover

As light glints on their wings

Tree frogs start their chorus

And sing of peaceful things


~Kathy Figueroa



 

Kathy Figueroa is a Canadian poet, photographer, writer, and book publisher. Her poems have appeared in The Bancroft Times and/or Bancroft This Week newspapers on close to 150 occasions. Kathy self-published ten chapbook titles in 2012. She enjoys sharing her work at readings in Ontario communities.


In addition, her short play CONFLICTED ABOUT THE WOLF was staged in Bancroft in 2012, as part of a “24 Hour Theatre Project,” at the Village Playhouse. For many years, Kathy was also involved with various aspects of film production. She was the Poetry Editor of the Quinte Arts Council publication UMBRELLA from October, 2017 - March, 2019.



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