Tag Archives: life

Canvassing

Canvassing ~~~~~ Many think we come into the world tabula rasa. I believe slate is not blank, it is a white canvas. White looks quite stark, contains all the colors, Throughout life, we scrape off some, add others. Painted canvas, like puzzle pieces, fill in life’s tale; No matter where we start or end, it’s […]

Not by Choice

Not by Choice ~~~~~ O, how strange, the quiet world around, Folks wearing masks as if going to a ball. A boring ball, same masks what’s found; Your date may leave in the evening’s pall. The gathering of the magpies and ravens Tweet testily over who controls the purse. I root for any giving small […]

What’s in a Name?

~~~~~ I don’t know what I have here, if anything and would seriously love your views, good, bad or indifferent. (Hopefully, not the last one, but all views are valid.) What’s in a Name? Tim’s heart tells him to ignore it, but his brain says pay attention. He’s no longer sure what he’s looking at, […]

Quarantine

Quarantine ~~~~~ As we sit a home and bide our sweet time, Hope we and ours come out the other side. Hording is no more safe than eating dimes; Won’t heal you nor slow pace of time, tide. By all means, I say, be careful as you can. Don’t stroll on busy roads, lick live […]

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity ~~~~~   When I set out to find my fortune, who knew I would land so far from home? Home a moving target while growing up. Though I understand it is not a place but a feeling which summons us and holds us together, yet, seeking escape velocity, While remaining always together to […]

Rules of Gravity

Rules of Gravity ~~~~~ She is as bright as all the stars. She treasures their light within Her bosom, their fires residing In her heart, soul to share their Radiance. Her sunlit brilliance So blinding that it illuminates My weak vision and my spirit In awe, gives my heart wings. I searched for her, unaware […]

Circle of Joy

Circle of Joy ~~~~~ Beat the log, the tree, Your head, looking For sound and rhythm. Imitate the birds, The beasts you love and fear. Find another sound To join voice and drum. Hold tight the vine. Pluck, drag the bone Across the surface. Find the one That seems to know How to shape the […]