Biography of Ben Gieske
I live in Bowling Green, Kentucky. As a former teacher, preacher, program director and grant writer, words have always occupied my time and efforts. I find poetry a challenge providing needed brain activity, enjoyment, and satisfaction. I hope to add to someone else's enjoyment as well. Some of my poems were published in Words Words Words; moonset THE NEWSPAPER, and HaikuWorld. Others will be published in foam: e, poetic hours, Pink Chameleon, Language and Culture, and The Tangled Web.
- “Nude Descending a Staircase”
- - TODAY -
- A Crack In The Mirror
- A Butterfly Day
- A Falling Leaf
- - freshly fallen snow/frisch gefallener ...
- - Leaves (thread)
- ***Her Spirited Smile
- - - - - In Awe of Blue
- A Mouse (Haiku)
- - Each Day a Rising Sun (Sestina)
- - Lonely Walk Home
- - The Sunshine of my Life (Etheree)
Grace And The Lamb
(Painting by Mitchell Tolle, Berea, KY)
Grace, so young with eyes beyond your years,
Your face shows no tears or fears.
What does the future hold?
Is it true what Simeon foretold?
Behold, this child is destined for the fall and......