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Tag: Poetry

Intentions

I’ve been posting this on my Facebook page for a few years now so I thought this year I’d share it here.   At least once a year: Watch the […]

Simple

The wind in my face on a hot day While I strain and swear Wrench in hand Making repairs on those things That seem ever broken Because my wallet doesn’t […]

seed

a seed blown on the wind or carried by bird or squirrel until deposited in fertile soil a spot perfectly suited for its specific needs pushes gently with fragile fingers to […]

just be

Being yourself means being honest with yourself. I sometimes forget that and fall into the trap of “this is who I want to be” or “this is what I want […]

Morning Glory

Drift sweetly in your morning haze lit with candles from yesterdays and colored with candied memories of tomorrows yet to spend Dance in the streets with everyone you meet there dressed […]

I am

I am the storm that scatters the sheep The lightning that tears the field The wind that screams and howls with the rage of a thousand armies The rain that […]

Messages from the Divine

If I listen carefully To the stories and questions Of those around me To the words of the song Playing on the radio Or in my head To the consequences […]

Love.

Carried by Moonlight and distant planets aligning the song of my heart is sung upon a thousand shores and whispered by a thousand winds. The words of the song are […]

Promises

Lit by smiles and sweet laughter I hear when I close my eyes By the soft touch Of loving hands That still tingle like electric current on my skin By […]

Two of a Kind

How often I wonder do I see the world distorted by the lens of my past in colors of jade edges dulled contrast fuzzy like looking through a dusty kaleidoscope […]

Pinwheel

The wind that undefinable thing we all feel but can’t really touch since it slips through our fingers and escapes even the tightest grasp or taste though it can carry […]

A change of plans

Laid out with careful consideration Like cards from Tarot Each option an action Each person an archetype Each possibility an outcome Each potential interacting with each laid card All placed […]

Thoughts

Fluid Flowing A running stream Or placid lake Torrent Or trickle Falling Or stagnant As much an ocean Or a single drop of rain All From the same source All […]

Life

I could spend my life Lamenting what I may never have Or learning and moving on With gratitude I could spend it Worrying about tomorrow Or crying about yesterday Or […]

To you

I have given so much Time Money Attention Trust Dignity Intention Appreciation Intention Respect Affection I’ve been bled dry By bill collectors The legal system Doctors Exes Politics Policies Procedures […]

Now

Now is all we ever have. But in this moment, here, now, I can’t help gazing into the future to see us, together, there, now, looking back on us, here, […]