Sanity Returns

Muddled vision blurred by irrational thoughts and ideas replaced with sparkling Clarity The gears slow to an even rhythm The whirring and whizzing of rapidly changing thoughts reach a steady state Rapid fire words and reactions and emotions ride an even keel of tempered conversations and deep thought Images and frequencies normalize into reality Like … Continue reading Sanity Returns


There's that lull between the sun sinking and the glow of the sunset that's filled with anticipation of the majesty about to fill the sky. It's when the sky goes pale and a brightness slowly lights behind the clouds and you just know it's gonna be glorious. I raced across town as the sun was … Continue reading Subtlety

Party Time!

Sun rises ever so slowly into palest blue sky with edges tinged in pink - October threw a wild party in the night - Flower petal snowflakes and Maple leaf confetti strewn all around the carpet of green lawn - Daisies wilted to half mast - Hummingbirds chatter across the way and insist on sipping … Continue reading Party Time!

Dream Rooms

I dream of a room Bright happy walls Covered in painted flowers Large sturdy tables and easels Covered in splatters of paint and glue Shelves filled with all the supplies we need or want Creativity flows like paint poured on a new canvas Found things are made into new things I dream of a room … Continue reading Dream Rooms


Refreshed Fresh inspiration pours down like rain through beauty in the forces and tranquility of creation and nature. Renewed New peace fills my spirit. I find solitude and serenity in a restful place. Blissful and blessed. Restored Stored memories then and now. Reminiscing. Sharing our past and creating new adventures. Rested body, mind, spirit. Reconnected … Continue reading Return

Cascade Loop

Ribbon of silver river waters Racing toward the sea Rippling over pebble beds Rushing around the boulders Colorful orchards and vineyards become the new horizon Crisp apples, pears, and grapes sweeten the breezes Chelan is its own shade of blue in nature's palette Mountains soar into the clear blue sky Meandering rivers wind their way … Continue reading Cascade Loop

Pulling Heartstrings

She heard a distant baby cry Heartstrings played a quiet lullaby She felt the flaxen head upon her breast Hush little one, be not distressed Sleep softly, baby, find your rest Heartstrings played a little tune She rocked and patted and hummed Heartstrings comforted the little one She drops a tear of memories into her … Continue reading Pulling Heartstrings

Shifting Winds

Shifting winds fill the golden valley with Diamond Creek forest fire smoke and cools the heat of summer to the crispness of autumn Shifting winds allow a solitary hawk an effortless glide high above the treetops, silently watching the world below for his next conquest Shifting winds swirl her golden hair across her face then … Continue reading Shifting Winds

Finite Infinite

Moment Breath Heartbeat Time Darkness Pain Childhood Bittersweet and finite Life's moments In then out each respiration One breath Slow and steady or racing and erratic Each heartbeat Ticking off the seconds Forward into time Absence of light Pitch dark A scale of one to ten How bad is the pain? Longing to grow up, … Continue reading Finite Infinite