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Tag: poetry

Gerbera

  yellow gerbera daisy basking in warm sun beaming happy light. Photo: aryan tyagi on Pexels.com

Apple Blossoms

Always

Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and He will say: Here am I.  Isaiah 58:9 No matter how down you may be, there will be blossoms along life’s way, waiting to make you smile. No matter how disappointed you are, blues skies remind you, tomorrow holds unknown… Read More ›

no rain

spring flings its promise against high expectation tempered by no rain  

Crocus

SPRING

Sweet is the touch of spring, Pleasant, arriving cool and green, Redolent with aromas of turned dirt, Invading senses, bringing smiles. New growth, blue skies, longer days, Gentle breezes softly sigh. Stirring memory of times gone by, Purest recall of other moments Running free, laughing loud, Infecting life with the virus of joy, Never aware… Read More ›

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 same time. Optimal energy in every stride,… Read More ›

Book Signing

The Signing Experience

I’ve done several readings at Tome on the Range in Las Vegas, NM, featuring my books. Every time I do one, I’m a wreck and second-guess whether I said the right things and whether people received my reading well. On Saturday at my most recent reading and signing, my friend Jim Terr recorded portions of… Read More ›

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 into a warm and comfy bed, pull… Read More ›

EVERGREEN

EVERGREEN

  Ever green is the evergreen, stately, piercing the blue sky. From a distance I see an outline of a metropolis on some distant planet. On a trail in their midst I am a midget next to a giant, a flittering moth flashing through sun rays that pierce the shade. Surrounded by pine and spruce,… Read More ›

Lines, Poetry in Notion

Lines, Poetry in Notion ($7.50 plus tax and shipping) Think of how you feel about getting up in the morning to splashes of glorious color in the sky, or how you feel about your faith, your partner sleeping beside you, or the quirks of life that make you smile… or cry. That is the essence… Read More ›

25 Days Of Christmas, An Advent Journey

25 Days of Christmas, An Advent Journey

The perfect Advent Calendar! 25 Days of Christmas, An Advent Journey rejoices in the birth of Christ through poetry. Words and phrases that evoke Advent, a time of expectant waiting for the Child of Wonder, inspired each poem. The accompanying scripture reflects on the promises of old, when prophets spoke of a Son, a King,… Read More ›

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