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 Falling Leaf
- A Butterfly Day
- - Each Day a Rising Sun (Sestina)
- - Lonely Walk Home
- ***Her Spirited Smile
- ****New Beginnings
- A Mouse (Haiku)
- A Crack In The Mirror
- - The Sunshine of my Life (Etheree)
- - freshly fallen snow/frisch gefallener ...
- ****The Pondering Of A Bat
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......