I can’t get away You’re a neon sign that says, It’s gonna be ok. Tonight, it’s all okaaaaay. Perfectly swirled It’s ok in my world A soft shining pillow to lay by head Who needs a bed? Stay in the park Embraced by the dark What do you want? What do you hide? There you […]
Diligence, intelligence, brilliance Scouring each strand of time Burying myself alive Enfolding Awakening Diligence — About the poem: This morning I stopped on my way back from Denver near Niwot. A bull sat and a dozen horses strolled lazily, while this ladybug in this thistle was on a mission. Eating aphids? But together, the ladybug […]
One hundred years ago You played right here You and your brother Chasing each other Working and playing Singing and praying The fields stretch to the east As far as the eye can see The hills stretch north and south As far as the eye can see I didn’t know why your family lived here […]
Ikea has no idea No museum’s art is no more contemporary Than this sky Right now Experiments with shades and hues Oranges and blues The canvas above me Surrounding me All-arounding me Art du jour A study A series By a master On display Plein air art Gracefully mounted In my heart — About […]
Huge buttery flakes Silent frosting overtakes Only to melt away — About the poem: Not technically spring yet, but we are having some spring weather. In Colorado, that means in the same week, high 16F, high 65F, big fat sloppy snowstorm, then high 60F again. When the snow fell yesterday, it was the kind where […]
How do I look? The mirror asks And you answer By softening the worry lines in your forehead By replacing the critical look with a peaceful gaze By allowing the storm of your thoughts To pass on by How do I look? The mirror asks And you answer By noticing that your shoulders were hunched […]
Looking in the mirror I was always ready for a fight No matter what Never felt quite right Day or night An inner fight Then I put down the gloves No more inner war Just inner love Looking in the mirror now I’m happy to see me These days I’ve got no reason to fight […]
I’m not on a tirade Against everything manmade But really Nature is so fine When it comes to design — About the poem: The sheer beauty of nature is stunning and cathartic. Don’t you agree? 🙂 About the author: Joan writes about nature as healer in her books. Find them on Amazon and Kindle.