From Phil

I left you when red cherries no longer were in seasonI left you when frost began to ice the dawnI left you when nighttime reached further into daytimeI left you as late summer braced with chillI left you before the harvest moon when autumn colors splashI left you before I could say goodbye So, rememberwhen … More From Phil

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Fortuity

When unexpected events eat away at my intentions for the day, the universe sighs and whispers to me, “Embrace this as serendipity.” Photo by Sebastian Huxley courtesy of Unsplash

Sprites

Silent sprites of nature’s healing weave magic mending of my broken bones as I sleep   Dear readers: On my way to my morning walk in the park last week, I stumbled on an uneven sidewalk slab and broke both my wrists. I suspect I will be slow in both posting and reading posts of … More Sprites

Persephone Handiwork

We returned at midnight, a Hawthorne in the headlights greeted us at the garage; the rest of the yard in darkness Only after awakening to the May morning light did I see Persephone’s handiwork accomplished during my absence The ankle-high fiddle heads I’d left behind had grown to thigh-high ferns, ground cover green before I’d … More Persephone Handiwork

Turning Point

You walk the well-worn path around the near-by lake, you know this trail by heart; it ends back where you started One day a reed or paw print, a little frog or snake entices you from the circular path entices you from the familiar You wander off in new directions open to exploration no telling … More Turning Point

Joys of Journaling

Writing morning pages I stir up delights Of random thoughts Garnished with serendipity For more on morning pages see Julia Cameron Live. Top photo courtesy  of Pixabay, bottom photo from Business Insider

Unexpected

I did not expect what happened it took off in odd directions one character started to fall in love another became philosophical Since fiction is not my forte I did not expect what happened novel pages filled with poems why not? one character is a poet For hours I’ve written an emerging plot become friends … More Unexpected