Stream of Spring Consciousness

Morning coffee on the patio:it's been awhile. New neighbor childrenand puppy raisingled to a different lifestyle. Reconnecting with my cursive, reunion of paper and pen,a classic hand-dance, electronics self-banned. Still seeming like a bird sanctuarydespite limited trees,motley of species, local and snow,join voices to unharmoniously sing. New post-hurricane fencestill not for me;I'll always prefer non-new and non-wallsdespite needing privacy:my … Continue reading Stream of Spring Consciousness

Blooms & Moods

White and ivory blooms,intact with their earthy roots,just right in the soft sunlight,will always be my favoritefor the way my soul connectsto a home I know I onceknew... And the bright yellowsthat herald in spring,flower trumpetskicking off the jubilee,insisting that every faceturn toward the sunand celebrate –those do make my heartleap! But when it comes … Continue reading Blooms & Moods

The Past In Your Palm

Natural beach tangleballsmessily woven with care;the tides tidy the past,clean up the yesteryears, least-cherished experiencesready for burial but not at sea,rejected from the oceanto keep the present clean. From the depths, the debrisfrom storms and dune erosionget collected and rolled like snowballsand returned to the shores, sand burial for these non-treasuresheavy in the chestthat successfully … Continue reading The Past In Your Palm

Ladies in White

Pinks, reds, yellows, purples...take me to where the ivory unfurls petals reminiscent of celestial wings,angel-whispers of the purest things, stories of strength derived from faith,and tales of troubles confronted with grace. Bold colors burst forth in the celebration of spring,but I find myself frozen, soul keenly listening to the ladies in white, swaying silently;they draw … Continue reading Ladies in White