Footprints & Silhouettes

So many silent, untold stories in yesterday’s leftover footprints, in this morning’s sunrise-silhouetted figures in the distance. I am a people watcher, always curious about human nature, collectively and within each individual character.   When the stage lights are unlit and the microphone off, I wonder about each’s private feelings and thoughts.   We are … Continue reading Footprints & Silhouettes

Walking the Plank

walking the plank– deserted pier, surrounded by the aquaclear   sandy waters settle, ripples slow time, symmetrical reflections coax new perceptions to rise   imperceptible shifting brings equilibrium back, balance natural, no longer an act   at the end of the plank nothing but benevolence, I hesitate longer and revel in the sentence   Poem … Continue reading Walking the Plank

Present Turning

footprints in the sand headed to the sunset, the present turning to memories with each leisurely step   time stands still yet it doesn’t, simultaneously moving while holding forever the moment   no turning back as history proceeds, no undoing impressions once the pressure is released   and the shape is ingrained indelibly   though … Continue reading Present Turning

Take Me to the Wildflowers

Take me to a field of wildflowers, and after I tire from frolicking, brush me into the landscape painting, silent, tranquil, pensive profile of a beautiful-souled lady. Capture my white flowing dress and the breeze dancing with my wild tresses. Let the blooms be white and endless as the sun makes its gentle appearance. Upon … Continue reading Take Me to the Wildflowers