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

Life’s Journey

Sometimes life throws a curve ball Plans are diverted Hurts appear unplanned Disappointment shows up unannounced One thing is steady Unchanging Never wavering Unflinching Rock solid Hope and resilience Strength and determination Perseverance and persistence Leaning on the everlasting arms Jesus ©Belindabotzong2017 ◦

Farewell October

Slowly it builds Molten golden sunrise Flames rising in the morning sky Casting its red and gold and crimson shades over the maples and cottonwoods and birch hanging with ornaments matching the color of the sunrise - Slowly it fades Shimmering golden blanket sunset Flames rising from the evening sky Casting its red and gold … Continue reading Farewell October

Contrasting Images Surrounding Autumn

Acres of plump orange pumpkins surrounded by rows of sunflowers-- dried and wilting. Random corn stalks left standing alone in harvested fields surrounded in rows of stubble. Truckloads of potatoes and row upon row of so much more waiting to be released surrounded by endless fields of kale and cabbage, carrots and brussel sprouts in … Continue reading Contrasting Images Surrounding Autumn

Autumn Jewels

- Gold leaf necklaces Layered perfectly around the birch trunk - Matching set of dangling yellow gold hanging like earrings from its branches - Rustling in the breeze - Head covered in copper colored silk scarf clouds Dressed to dazzle Autumn bejeweled ©Belindabotzong2017

Seasonal Struggle

Summer struggles to hold on - with a bright blue cloudless sky Autumn struggles to take over - with a cool breezy windstorm Maple tree struggles to hold on - to its brightly colored crispy leaves - Undecided if it's green or red and orange, it splits the difference - Gusting winds swirl red and … Continue reading Seasonal Struggle

If Autumn Was An Artist

If Autumn Was An Artist - She would wear her corn silk hair in disarray and let it blow in the wind - She would be covered in fragrances of cedar and fresh cut firewood and flowers - If Autumn Was An Artist - She would hold a palette of acrylic paints in colors called … Continue reading If Autumn Was An Artist

In My Rearview Mirror

Driving east at sunset. . Tides recede. Mist retreats. . Windows rolled down. . Inhale freshly hayed fields, cool crispy cucumber wafting, pungent peas and corn harvest wafting on the breeze. . Fills my soul. . Dusk graces the islands, the water, the sky. Palest to richest to deepest then lightest hues of blue. . … Continue reading In My Rearview Mirror

Big Blue Bowls

Big blue bowl Edged in faintest gold and palest pink Sprinkled with glitter Filled with spheres and globes . Big blue bowl Edged in sand and stone and foam Sprinkled with diamonds Filled with fish and whales . Dangling golden night light Held by strands of heavenly string Above, beneath Big blue bowls of sky … Continue reading Big Blue Bowls