Give Me Cloudy Days

Give me cloudy days!Fill the skieswith grandiose displays,billows of magnificence,those ever-shifting shapes! No sunrise will I misswhen those clouds get their first kissand set off on their journeyblushing with pink bliss. Let the clouds continue to bloomwhen the skies default to blue;all day long, let them comeand show off what they can do. I'll still … Continue reading Give Me Cloudy Days

Alar Faith

To be too heavily drenched in dogmahinders the flitting of my wings;Spirituality keeps me soaringto dispense light into others' dreams.My morality is Mendelian,deeply imbued before birth.Religion-commitment issuesplague me; a dozen flirt.I believe. With all that I am.I believe. I always have. Supreme Being(s).Loving Creator.So much more before,so much more after. I infuse myself with nature,immerse … Continue reading Alar Faith

Upon the Wind

Another seasonushers inwinds of changefrom the heavens; purpose aplenty,all four bringsomething specialmeant for each. Still yourselfoutdoors to discoverthe whispers of hopeand messages for you. Open your heartto receive the blessingshidden in nature,and offer thanksgiving. Mother Natureand Father Timework together,know your desires. Turn not a blind eyenor deaf ear,doubt not everthat your miracleis near... It is … Continue reading Upon the Wind

Thank Goodness for Seasons

Thank goodness for seasonsand changing skiesto provide the movementneeded in our lives, movement to bring inand to carry awaythe hopes and sighsof the everyday. The winds seem to changeto nudge emotional stagnanciesunbeknownst to usthwarting the plans of Destiny, for the blessings lined up for uscan only be receivedif after the winters,we can open our heartsonce … Continue reading Thank Goodness for Seasons

If I Could Reach It

There is a pain in youso exquisitely piercing, in depths that cannotbe reached;if I could diveinto the abyss of you,I wouldn't hesitateto retrieve it. But even then,it could too easilywell up again,so instead,I would trace the source,swim upstreamthrough your tearsand pluckfrom the ductthe thorn. But I cannot.The furthest I can reachis your heartand transfuse the … Continue reading If I Could Reach It

Mystery to Me

Heart-sensors extra sensitive, picking up mixed signals of every human emotion, eyes brim with unidentified sadness but do not spill over, for tears that mix simultaneously with happiness get recalled to the cauldron to start over in the feelings-concoction, stirred not by hand but all that I am, have been through, have yet to see, … Continue reading Mystery to Me

Colliding Light

https://youtu.be/QoEpipVAZUc This song came up on my playlist as I was beginning my yard work after my first day back to my classroom when this small wildflower caught my eye. When you are a poet-photographer-believer-passionate teacher, such a thing can become life changing, lol. I was so moved by the way the sinking sun was highlighting … Continue reading Colliding Light