Tag: Poets United

Now in These Troubled Times

And now in these troubled times, the weather too is changing as if the universe comprehends how humanity is failing When a black raging storm is coming, animals instinctively know it’s time to run for safety as turbulent dust heavy winds blow And though…

Texas Roots

“You can take the girl out of Texas, but you can’t take the Texas out of the girl.” – Janine Turner I didn’t have a typical childhood. It was one spent moving from place to place, never living anywhere for long. The one and…

When Wisteria Boughs Hang Low

We should honor Mother Earth with gratitude; otherwise our spirituality may become hypocritical. –Radhanath Swami When wisteria boughs hang low heavy with the weight of summer, I crawl beneath their canopy to weather these uncertain times. Honeybees murmur a soothing lullabyand my beating heart…

Waltz of Nature

When the world weighs heavy on this tender heart, I get out in glorious nature and take a walk to feel the warm sun upon my wrinkled face, to marvel at the majesty of graceful trees, swaying in an elegant waltz with the summer…

Come Walk With Me

Come walk with me through the garden find a place to rest, let’s contemplate the miracle of these humble seeds How brilliant flowers can grow from a tiny dried pod teeming with life once its buried in sod Plant your bare feet in the…

A Bridge Across the Dis-eased Void

They watch with apathy as the rivers run dry and ancient trees are fallen, depleting earth’s oxygen. When toxic plastics fill the bellies of majestic beasts who wash ashore sickened, bloating and dying. Innocent wild animals hunted to extinction to hang on a trophy…

The Keeper of Secrets

I am the keeper of secrets, and the giver of life. Without me, this garden in the desert would be nothing more than sand. But she saw the potential a long time ago; an opportunity to create an oasis under the canopy of my…

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