The Thread

silken single threadnature’s web of life weavingthe dawns and seasons Peace still exists:it is in the stillness,in the first soft light ofdawn's shadow-displacement, when the heavens descendand dust creationwith a coat of goldequally in every nation, each new day, a giftuntainted,like fresh snow'spure, printless blanket. Peace is imperviousto extinction;its persistent existence benignantin perpetuum flourishing. Peace … Continue reading The Thread

Weekend Renewal

Autumn in the South:no warm-hued foliageyet to be found.Faithful leaves adhereto branches,stubborn, tauntingthe November ground. Windows open though,temperatures temperate,and the fresh air I breathe incould not be more perfect.Saturday morning well spentreading, writing, creatingwith and at ease,puppy napping beside meso contentedly,instrumental musicscooping up silencein a loving dance,floating in a reverieof me-time peace,I sip my teaand … Continue reading Weekend Renewal

Fire in Our Hearts

Fire in the sky millions of miles away; we safely observe the colorful, light-scattering display each day, gathering in peace- ful assembly, all reveling in the undeniable greatness of the planet we are sharing, if but only temporarily before we snap back to the unnatural reality, manmade distorted discordance fueled among a clashing society. If … Continue reading Fire in Our Hearts

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

Majestic Presence

The majestic presence of the Great Blue Heron stills me in reverence, solitary beach wanderer so calm and quiet, looking out to sea with such unrushed leisure, an example of the grace and pace for human introspection needed. I join him in patience while listening with my soul for guidance, not quite meditation, but I … Continue reading Majestic Presence