Category: Poetry & Prose

Spring

Rain

Rain falls to the earth, seeps into the soil, awakens resting roots and seeds. Where there was nothing, now come signs of life, fragile yet strong. Graceful sprouts reply to the sun’s call. Shoots reach toward the sky, intricate and beautiful, wonder beyond imagining, each tiny drop of […]

A new day

Little Thoughts

  Little thoughts? You think you aught Not speak your dreams? Yet from your heart hope streams and screams. Make your choice, Raise your voice! Speak those words of deepest valor, Yes, believe! You have the power. No little thoughts, your heart’s desire, Your’s a life full of […]

The spirit of wisdom

I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him… Ephesians 1:17 KJV   The spirit of wisdom and revelation, does not come through judgment. Listen instead of […]

Immanuel

The treasure

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal, for where your […]

Awaiting Students

Art School Opens June 1

Open House and Registration Day Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The creative minds behind Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy… Painting, drawing, sculpting and making cut-paper collages occupies much of Meredith Britt’s creative energy. She has a bachelor’s in fine art from the University of Colorado at […]

Horse on a foggy day

Mr. Ortega’s Horse

  Magnificent in carriage, royalty on four flashing hooves. One with earth and sky, restless, going from grazing to galloping, just like that! Eager for attention, yet shy. Gliding across the field, allied with the natural world. Sailing with ease over golden grasses, haughty and humble at the […]

Joy Riding

Happy Halloween

Hootie tunes and shrieking screams scary thingies in your dreams. On this haunted, hunted night what next on tap will give you fright? Creeping, leaping, jumping, sneaking is that a ghost at whom you’re peeking? Tiptoe back, slither down the hall when spooky phantoms on you call. Get […]

NEW DAY

DEDICATION

Doors open… and close opportunity comes… and goes. Life occurs ‘midst storm and trial, yet there are reasons for us to smile. Yes, life’s ruts make us stumble, but courage assures we won’t crumble. Rise, stand tall! Follow life’s clarion call to leap barriers in our way, get […]

Artfully Elegant

Haiku

    THE LEAF The vine drops its leaf, its pattern a reminder, Nature on display.  Beauty so sublime, lacy traces of waning autumn seeking sleep. Leaf in a garden, dropped on a canvas of soil, artfully graceful. __________ Photo: Sharon Vander Meer