Category Archives: gratitude

Not Even A Thing

Tomorrow I turn 59. I’ll be working, so I woke early this morning to go to the place that makes my heart happiest. Witnessing sunrise at the beach slows my breathing, widens my smile and soothes my soul. Today I’m filled … Continue reading

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Beach Day

He had terra cotta skin with tattered straw atop his stringy blay (blonde/gray) hair. Given the boots perched beside his guitar case on the bench, the misshapen hat may or may not have been that of a rodeo cowboy in … Continue reading

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Ours As A Blessing 

DAY 16 of National Poetry Month  A haiku about a boy who has my heart. 

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The Best Part of Me

                                                It’s ironic to be writing this now, way past midnight, on a night I should be … Continue reading

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Nothing or Everything

“You can move through life seeing nothing as a miracle or seeing everything as a miracle.” Albert Einstein It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. I wonder how our age will be remembered in the future? Some will … Continue reading

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#7 for National Poetry Month  Grateful, for ambrosia days that float like feathers  on clouds of cherubic song, for velvet nights  that caress my soul  with the essence of peace, for remembered smiles that linger like honey  in memory’s taste … Continue reading

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Perpetual Drunkeness Advised

No, I’m not advising the hair of the dog. I wrote this a month ago and just found it again. It seemed serendipitous to find it on New Years Eve. So here it is. Happy New Year!   “The best … Continue reading

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14th Picture

My writing group prompt for this day was to take the 14th picture on my phone and write about it. In the middle of the night I counted my pictures and these words found me. Who knew the assignment would … Continue reading

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Sunday By The Sea

Shimmery sunlight kisses dancing on the sea, Glossy salt serum waves rinsing cares afar, Breath of ocean air infusing cells with hope, Not taken for granted, this day. Happy Sunday ! Peace and Love

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Secret Rewards

I’m usually not a big fan of Mondays, but today turned out to be exceptionally good.  The workday progressed smoothly, without major adult issues or even the predictably normal preteen drama. Hubbie had an after work dinner event, so I thought it would be … Continue reading

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