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

Spring’s Beauty Pageant

First up Early bloomer A real show stopper Last snowfall graces her pretty purple petals Her name is Crocus Hope of winter’s passing - Next up we have Tall and graceful with ruffled lace adorning her yellow head She sways in chilly breezes Often drenched in rain Bright sunny disposition never diminished Her name is … Continue reading Spring’s Beauty Pageant

Sense of Spring

Spring sees the snow capped mountains distant to the sea Spring looks like a beautiful gown of yellow buds on bright green leaves in deeply furrowed fields of daffodils Spring smells like fresh mowed grass and salty air Spring inhales the freshness of the breeze on her puffy clouds Spring tastes like honey and nectar … Continue reading Sense of Spring

KISS OF SPRING

Spring blew a kiss into the sky Winter caught it in her winds and blustered Spring sprinkled warm sunlight everywhere Winter tried to hide it with her puffed up clouds Spring poured sweet perfumes of fresh cut grass and daffodil blooms across the valley Winter inhaled and sneezed a cold breeze across her snow drenched … Continue reading KISS OF SPRING

Sunrise Artist

With the sky as his canvas He holds a palette of light and moist vapors in the crook of his right elbow He uses his breath to pour out subtle hues on the edges of clouds formed by his left hand He strokes the sun to ever so slowly lift its light and he calls … Continue reading Sunrise Artist

Harbor Life

Boats, yachts, Fishing vessels and sailboats An array of dreamy Names painted in various script Starlight, Ocean Hunter, Desire, Yvonne and so many others on the bow or stern announcing the clever and thoughtful uniqueness of its owner or captain Swaying chains and rolls of nets Piles of well- used crab pots and knotted ropes … Continue reading Harbor Life