God’s Studio

Famed artist makes a local visit Splashing vivid tones across the landscape A dizzying array A wild frenzy A fantastic display Gradients and bold, bright hues Shades of pink and yellow, orange and blue Matching and contrasting Grass, trees and sky Filling my garden and pleasing my eye That glorious creator of color Blossoms and … Continue reading God’s Studio

Perfect Spring Morning

Blossoms and buds Awaken Brilliant red rhodie Perfect pink peony Bright blue rock seed Orange and yellow with purple splashes fill out spring’s palette Trills and tweets Twitters and sweet whistles Carrying tunes of joyful birds on wafts of morning breezes As they gather pieces of nesting treasures Coolness ahead of summer-like days Saltwater fragrances … Continue reading Perfect Spring Morning

Music of Spring

Finch plays her piccolo Flicker on percussion Robins join in soprano trills Hummingbird with her metronome Bees buzz in perfect harmony Sparrows round out the symphony in melodious notes Tones and tunes in perfect pitch Notes and measures played on queue All in praise of their maestro, conductor, creator The music of spring returns Pulling … Continue reading Music of Spring

Stages of My Mind

Pondering She sits on a bench by the edge of the bay - Deep thoughts Fill her mind with questions - Mulling things over She is unsettled as to what answers might come - Contemplating The path and perspective unknown - Considering The ups and downs, twists and turns - Meditating She quiets her mind … Continue reading Stages of My Mind

Layers

Multi layered, Multi faceted Unseen layers Private thoughts Personal goals Hopes and dreams --- Hidden layers Hurt and loss Grief and memories Love and hate and passions subdued --- Intricate layers Ideas and inspirations Fears and triumphs Aspirations and ideals --- Outer layer Designed and scarred Unique and beautiful Ingrained with the fingerprint of God … Continue reading Layers

Storybook cream puff clouds Playfully glide across the blue ribbon bay Bouncing off one another Playing hide and seek between the bulges of the islands Fishing trawler motors slowly into the harbor Engine grumbling toward the dock Tangled nets and a multitude of lines Attracting hungry seagulls with the promise of the remains of a … Continue reading