Mother’s Pride

Smiles and a promise back when time moved slowly… delicious in daily tasks satisfying in simplicity Sometimes we’d sleep on the porch lit with candles and let the ocean breeze wash away our troubles Single-handed focus on dreams meant for a life we had planned, not knowing where our path would lead, back when the future was yet reimagined Somehow we made it through twists … Continue reading Mother’s Pride

Adoration

They urged the walls to talk, desperate to hear secret words only those worthy could murmur   With measured emotions they waited, motionless Truth — the only contender   Wishing in concentric circles, they rejoiced as a sonorous song played   Rich in its message, it directed all to rejoice Today was a new day   photo: Suzanne Olivante/Pixabay prompts: Olivante Poetry, #whisperingneds, Lyric Ideas, … Continue reading Adoration

Rise Above Today

  Like air, I’ll rise    like wildfire burning over open prairies, I’ll consume consume each new opportunity consume with hunger borne of necessity necessity frames new directions to follow necessity leading to anywhere but here here quiet voices urge me to listen here demons dance to unsteady beats beats drumming, heartache strumming beats to carry me above and beyond beyond the confines of the small-minded … Continue reading Rise Above Today

The Muse

Bestowed with an adventurer’s hunger she yearned for new experiences Seeking the next anecdote to add to her ever-growing personal narrative Filled with a restless soul always on the move she arrived at the new homestead with eyes wide opened and spirit ready to receive the story waiting to be revealed Before her, a faded clapboard house shutters slightly askew invited her in Moving boxes … Continue reading The Muse