Category Archives: joyful life

House + Love = Home

                                                                Yesterday marked 13 years that hubs and I … Continue reading

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Mountains On Your Ocean Floor

Are there mountains on your ocean floor? Unseen heights of sunken dreams, castles of orphaned wishes  tossed into wells of hope?  Dirigibles of leaden doubt, waiting to be melded by beams of light,  into the multicolored hues of possibility that … 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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The World We Want

Up early to meet the morning, the same one that’s already over on the other side of this big blue ball we populate. None of us having the slightest notion of what this rotation will bring. Oh, we have schedules … Continue reading

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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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The Lucky Seats

Sparkling eyes ear to ear smile dressed in the  loudest colors of joy with spring flowers in her hair. “Are these 2 seats taken?” “No sweetie! Come sit down!” Right here! My name is Kay and  I see the Virgin … Continue reading

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Advice From a Bluebird 

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I Bought This House For Us Today

   I bought this house for us today. It was calling my name  and already has our initial on top. How could I turn that down? From the upstairs deck we’ll watch  the moody waves seek perfection, carrying its sea … Continue reading

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Home

    Waves crash  and roar  fizzle  and push sigh  and pull. Sounds  tingle  tastebuds  like honey. I inhale greedily  as salt air  fills my hungry lungs  with purity. Warm sun  kisses  my swelling chest.  My heart  slows. Sea birds call  … 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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