Category Archives: poetry

Before the Hurricane

As I held the ladder and drill for my hubs, I kept getting distracted by the flitting, diving and dancing of butterflies and dragonflies in our back yard. Much to his chagrin, I said “I swear they’re speaking to me!” … Continue reading

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The Ocean Reminds Us

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Stormy Satellite Message

Through neon noise and simmering static. Fragments of images  splashing on the screen, signals crossed and split amongst summer storm clouds, yet a harbinger of hope appears,  calling us to action. Carry on the good fight  you heroes and heroines. … Continue reading

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NOLA

On a recent trip to New Orleans I was struck by the abiding sense of recovery. 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, so much is still left undone, yet hope and the spirits of those who love their city will not … Continue reading

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Life is Like This

Life is like this. Unfamiliar paths,  yet deep roots,  unrecognizable  at times. Curvatures, branches  representing the  paths we tread that bend  and entwine.  We follow,  we lead,  we offer shelter, hear answers in  canopies of  near silence,  cicadas, strangers and … Continue reading

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What No Longer Fits

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Tasting June

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Gift Bags and Memories 

Please don’t judge, but I try to regift/reuse the gift bags I receive. As Emma was looking through my collection a few weeks ago for just the right one to put her Mother’s Day gift in, she picked one that … Continue reading

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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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Disrobe Dear Heart

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