Fullness

Tonight, I introduce myselfto the moonagainwhile she is full,glimmering on the lakeas a genial specter in nocturnal play Her fullnessmakes my sorrowsseem small I can be the tiny creature,she can be mature fullnesslet her swaddle me in her lightwrap me in her reflectionsteady my discursive thinkingwith her enlightenment This post was inspired by the Billy … More Fullness

Whole Halves

One is a consistent fir tree, the other a cottonwood’s cycle One is a white beach in Maui, the other the park’s turtle lake One is a warm, gentle breeze, the other lightning slicing the sky One is Grey Goose vodka, the other boxed Chardonnay One is manicured bonsai, the other wild columbine Different, yet … More Whole Halves

A Cherry

Slide it whole into my mouthnibble around the pitsweet juice reddens my tongue When pit is freed, slide it outsucking as much of the tender fleshholding it by the stem Perchance if a cherry has no stemfish out the pit with fingers thatemerge stained with crimson juice Which makes my red lips smile Graphic courtesy … More A Cherry

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

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

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