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Strange in Paradise

There is peace on my mind.  But in a fit of sanity, I placed it down deep where no one goes. I had been waiting for the sun to come out and, ‘Hi.’ However, like a cat in the night searching for non-existent light. Sometimes, satisfaction is a message I cannot always find. With a fluent tie-dye sky set into minutes of changing moods; A revelation, of sorts.  Mystically, set in writing, to grammar school, red… “I can be in over my head.  But, contentment…Will always be…A pet that needs to be watered and fed!” Continue reading Strange in Paradise

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Backyard Meditation

  Creature so great Creature so small. So enticing to see them all. I could spend the day transfixed. Grace in their gathering. Discipline in their gait. Hero to the backyard. Nothing in there is of waste. If I had chance to name one, or two, or three. That would over simplify my needs. For I am only human. And, these creatures of the backyard… Live beyond anything I know. They do not look at life with such disregard. Continue reading Backyard Meditation

A Favorite Poem

  I turn back, time and time, again…to the voice and words of Frost.  Having spent time with similar, familiar demons, self induced negativity and judgment from beings…I, too, did not ask for in my life…There was a slight, speck of dust in time, where I turned to poetry and it’s suffering. We all, each and everyone of us, can find the art needed to get us…not only out…but through!       Oven Bird by Robert Frost There is a singer everyone has heard, Loud, a mid-summer and a mid-wood bird, Who makes the solid tree trunks sound again. … Continue reading A Favorite Poem