Tag: Poem

always, the words

Though others may think I’m antisocial Because I enjoy being alone Spending long days writing until my fingers ache Searching for answers to questions Others never think to ask While dead heading a fading rose in the garden And watching lizards play among the…

Shattering Time

The veil between this moment and next A paper thin gossamer shield That deconstructs the moment we take Another shattering breath For what are moments But brief memories of time past Time present and the future Which holds all the remembrances Of today close…

kitchen stripping

Appealing tangerine peeling Revealing its tender flesh to the airAs the aroma of crisp citrus rushes in The fools stop and stare At the nakedness of the fruit Following suit the lacy fern Sits in the sunny window Pushing forth and unfurling Its alien…

What does it all mean?

If truth be told, my quiet life today Is not so varied from beforeSpending each precious day with my dog Writing lyrical poems, the occasional sound Of my own voice reading the words to himDoes he understand my meaning? I take a stroll in…

Mother Earth

I’ve walked this familiar street before Where silence reigns and the only companions My dog and the melodic singing of the mockingbird My feet tread lightly here, for there is nothing to fearAs I pause to watch a swallowtail floatingOn this glorious morning’s zephyr…

Scarlet Flax

April dawns with scattered clouds Obscuring the daybreak sun March’s roaring lion lingers on In brisk breezy morning air I find myself pondering What this new spring will bringFor I am a fool who believes In the beauty of small things And today among…

The Butterfly, The Bee and The Tree

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.”—Barbara Ward The Painted Lady does not dream of fleeting fame when flitting from flower to flower, instead she savors every delicious sip as she…

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