Tag Archives: nature

Mindful Writing Day

orange shreds and white shell shards drooping faceless Jack-o’-lantern fat squirrel looks for another victim My offering for  Mindful Writing Day, hosted by Fiona Robyn and Writing Our Way Home. There is still time to join in.  Post your stones on … Continue reading

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Dappled Cove

My mind a frenzy of things to do, people to call, email to answer, tasks to complete. I walk along the water’s edge. A ripple, a diamond caught in sun beams within a dappled cove. Worries replaced by wordless things.

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National Poetry Month: Day 3, Poem # 3 (and a little flash)

To the Artist While he struggled with saw, hammer, nails and plane building a garden door for magic to enter, you simply painted one in. An artist asked her husband to build a door to the garden, which she could leave open … Continue reading

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Tappity-tap Sleet on window panes Nature wants to come in Sleet frosts the glass I can’t see out Tappity-tappity tap A poem for January Small Stones Month.

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Strange Creatures

Rain drums patterns on the lake Mist obscures the shore Gusts of wind push serried whitecaps Scuttling across the water Strange creatures from Poseidon’s door – It’s one shot wednesday again…gates open at 5pm EST Tuesday, May 17. Try it! Just … Continue reading

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