Petals In A Lawyer Diary: A Word of Valour

This poem is inspired by a cloud shape that I thought resembled Queen Cleopatra of Egypt What frightens you daughter of Africa. I have walked and swelled upon length of the longest river in your vast world. I have loved with passion of rich harvest and withered in the cold...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Fall Tapestry

This poem was first published by Naturewriting.com A frisky Monday gleamed in the sun. The trees swayed to melodic wind chimes. The leaves rich of golden moments. Summer waved in rich saffron hues. We wriggled on grand fall tapestry. © Gloria D. Gonsalves...

APC Celebrating WoChiPoDa 2014 With Falcon Orphanage

World Children’s Poetry Day (WoChiPoDa) maiden celebration was on Saturday, 4 October 2014. Together with the Tanzanian poet and founder of Arusha Poetry Club (APC), Mr. George Kyomushula, we organised an event for children in Arusha, Tanzania. I could not make it to Arusha and...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: I Want You

I want you in all vibrancy of October to end my dull miseries. I want you in all shapes of leaves to end my bloomy miseries. I want you in all hues of gold to end my grand miseries. I want you in all mellows of berries to...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: A Single Rose Has Become My Garden

A single rose has become my garden. The birthday gift from my beloved got monumental at Vienna Volksgarten (People's Park). The park stands out on one thing, and that’s its dedication to roses – with hundreds of species of rose shrubs, bushes and climbers. The...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Real Men Do Flowers Too

If a man can love pretty girls without being looked upon weird, why is it odd when the same man like pretty flowers? I consider men who love flowers to be not necessarily anything else but secure with their masculinity. Flowers are nice things so...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Lawyer’s Queen

The giving character of a passionate lawyer and volcanic temper of a seductive authoress is a combo that nurtured well a belief that the queen of flowers is lilies. After years of togetherness, this noble idea was shattered by the royal presence of gladiolus. Observing...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Passion of Flowers

The euphoric sense I get when writing originates from uniting two worlds - inside and outside of me. My thoughts and feelings form the inner world, while my eyes and ears form the outside world. These combined provide me with delightful pleasure of crafting my...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Autumn Inspiring Graces

My vivid memory of rose hips was from a tea I drank. As I made my first sip of the richly herbal tea I knew that was the last time I would make that attempt. It wasn’t a flavour I was accustomed to. Instead it...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Last Gasp of the Summer Garden

Like a mother in the household, this holds true for hortensias as workhorses in the garden. Hortensias are truly appreciated for the summer beauty they add in gardens. This loveliness need not be forgotten and can continue with us once the season is over. Pick...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: We Know Who We Are

It was the last day of the third month in the year, where spring was supposed to have arrived. Clocks had been forwarded to summer time. After sleepy winter, spring was to yawn gentle cold winds. Instead she coughed out frosty airs that made...