Category Archives: joy

Early Morning Swim 

Early Morning Swim The entire liquid  blue is mine. The only human bobbing on the  glassy surface. Hungry gulls swoop and dive. Lolling waves swell and rise. Cotton balls cushion from above. In the silence my  electrons bond and  I … Continue reading

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Simple Kindnesses

Sometimes it’s a word, a picture, something or someone I observe. Sometimes it’s something someone says to me or something that’s happening in the world. Sometimes it comes to me in the night and pokes at me all day. And sometimes … Continue reading

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Endings/Beginnings

As this year comes to a close, I’m reminded of one of my favorite quotes, which is attributed to Ivy Baker Priest. “The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.”  … Continue reading

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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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Don’t Stop 

I take lots and lots of pictures with my iPhone. I have a hard time deciding which ones to let go of, so I just buy more storage on that mysterious “cloud”. An incredibly large percentage of my photos, those … Continue reading

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Tasting June

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June

Inspired by the following quote and my 3AM muse.                       “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June?”        … Continue reading

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April Is

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Let’s Call This What It Isn’t 

Day 18 of National Poetry Month, from the prompt “let’s call this what it isn’t”. I found this styrofoam heart on a bench in the shoe department of a Kohl’s. It brought me a smile and I brought it home … 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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