Shot

A shotwill it takeso I can be anold woman wearinga golden shirtdancing to songssung in a languageI don’t understand I got my second vaccine today. Woo Hoo! Top image from CDC courtesy of Unsplash. Lower image from a YouTube video by Playing for Change of the song, Chan Chan.

Wild

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

Graced by Whispers

My heart longs to findstill islands of dreamer-songshushed enough to hearwhispers of sweet somethingsabout the beauty we each holdnudging me to createbeauty from this beautybefore it fades Graphic courtesy of Pixabay

Bespangled Day

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

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.

Wassailing

Throw a yule log on the fireconjure up some wassailmake a wreath of evergreenslight a candle flame Celebrate the darknesswelcome growing lightwinter comes with stillnessprepares for growth anew