Bespangled Day

Clouds splash dawning skyFootprints dapple noonday snowStars prick through greying nightfallas polka dot joys of my day Graphic from my personal collection

Aura Arising

What is the aroma of the aura of a sprite?The scent of a psyche in spiritual form?Or whiff of cinnamon breezing the air in the speed of a shooting star ? Maybe a sprite’s aura has no aromaCould it be instead a subliminal memory of long-ago lullaby lyrics?Or whisper of wings from a veiled whippoorwill? … More Aura Arising

Recreate*

On a softened eveningshe returned from worksnow and stillnessher lonely companions From the kitchen tableamid egg smudged plate andcoffee smeared cupher pen and journalcalled to her:write with me,recreate your day,artist yourself,listen An unconsciousness poemthat had simmered all daywas ready for escapeto fancy itselfonto paper *Recreate: 1) form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in … More Recreate*

Blizzards of Blessings

Winter storm blasted past sunsetglittered its mantle of snow in the moonlight Eight inches dumped to shovel and plowoffered spry aerobics in crisp morning air Dishes piled up after dishwasher brokethawed icicle fingers in sink of warm bubbles Hubby in hospital, visits restrictedbut cared for by kind health healers When an avalanche of woes is … More Blizzards of Blessings

Collaboration

Let’s get together, you and meThrow words around and we will seeIf your words mix with my wordsAnd my words mix with yoursThey may enjoy good companyAnd form a poem, Yippee! “People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.” Samuel Butler I meet (via Zoom now) with a friend about … More Collaboration

Gratitude in Grey

Gazing at the grey winter skyshe throws gratitude into the worldbecause here comes another drab dayas if that weren’t expected this time of yearbut gratitude births its own lightillumines even gloom Graphic is a modified original watercolor painting.

Enjoy Punxsutawney

When every day repeats itself in awhirl of routine you cannot escapewhen nothing you do seems to make a differenceapproach your days from a different perspective Don’t play Phil Conners that’s bored and depressedbe the changed Phil with a new take on lifenotice the guy you’ve ignored each daybegin to care, become his friend Catch … More Enjoy Punxsutawney

Life’s Tempo

Music of our livesmoves within our daysWhat tempo should we use to fillthe cadence of our time? A rapper’s furious beat?A full measure of whole notes?A fluid change in a trilling scale?A soothing lullaby? Key each note with careposition rests where neededCompose your tempo mindfullyfor your own delight Graphics courtesy of Pixabay, top and lower

Hope for Healing

Knees can get scrapedbones are sometimes brokenhowever Hope for Healingstill she persists Promises are fracturedlosses overwhelmhowever Hope for Healingstill she persists Icebergs melt too quicklypolicy pollutes our airhowever Hope for Healingstill she persists Disease spreads to manylonely goodbyes too soonhowever Hope for Healingstill she persists Photo courtesy of Pixabay