Wild

Flowersuntamed by the lakeah, what a bouquet of joy they’d maketo springtime my kitchen in a vasebut these blossoms belong hereWild

Lavender Roses

Lavender roses and columbine in my garden they call home are content in their rooted destiny, rejoice in release from dark soil At sunrise on my own accord I walk outside to smell their sweetness, the flowers meditate with me and teach me their scented dharma   Top photo courtesy of Pixabay

Ephemeral Blessings

The imperfect path to wonder where you can make a fingerprint in goddust is everywhere; you can enter this path from any place, at any instant When you awaken your awareness to the face of a moment, your spirit can blossom like a bougainvillea in the cool of early morning No need to name the … More Ephemeral Blessings

Spring Color: Six six-word stories

Purple peeks through the brown. Spring. Cool mists feed Earth’s green. Spring. Umbrellas sprinkle walkways with color. Spring. Buds prick bare limbs crimson. Spring. Forsythia awakens with sunshine yellow. Spring. Floral dresses replace grey coats. Spring. All photos courtesy of Pixabay.com except for the floral dresses photo courtesy of bing.com. images and the tree buds … More Spring Color: Six six-word stories

Garden of Words

Hibiscus is a tasty word; it rolls around in my mouth like chrysanthemum, mimosa and sweet, sweet alyssum I always sing forsythia and toe-tap honeysuckle; wisteria leaves me wistful; oleander makes me smile Forget-me-nots jog memories and I just love bleeding hearts; periwinkle is so playful in the garden of words that I love Do … More Garden of Words

For Pam

For years on my birthday a package arrived, Two or three heirloom iris bulbs selected After pouring over catalogs during summer When I’d visit my gardening friend An autumn birthday is a perfect time For planting bulbs for summer An exercise in patience For both me and the bulbs Just as lilac purple is spent … More For Pam