Road Trip

Happiness is found on the road, moving in sync with time; chasing the horizon and then leaving it behind, in pursuit of the next visible goal. It is the purest expression of life, constant motion and never knowing what will happen next. All preparations for the final destination, in road maps, travel times, weather forecasts, … More Road Trip

Indigo Holiday

I am blue; thoughts downward swirl; deep purple; The rainbows I like to spin now fade, growing dim; Joy, only a yellow glow in sad mood’s onyx night; Glimmering that haunts; by fault revealing scruple, Things I don’t want to see, as I avoid a reality grim; Gritty-brown, naked, splattered! Red just for spite! Taste … More Indigo Holiday

A Time to Cry

Tears, bursting in a gush of misery! Streams over stinging red cheeks… Tamp grief down? Later pay usury! I ignored the sounds heart speaks!   Finality has come! So long waiting! I didn’t cry! Tried contemplating, Cover agony, by denial shimmery; Play pretend; Ignoring truth leaks! Endurance breaks? Forget chivalry! Love is rearranged in time … More A Time to Cry

The Reveal

The sun fades quietly on this early winter day, without even a hint of color. As if a painter’s rag, soaked in turpentine, wiped away the landscape, leaving only streaks of ghostly grey. The deepest dark of a moonless winter night settles over everything and seeps into the minds of the weary. The hours drag … More The Reveal

Complete

Oh Father, I tremble in the awareness Of Your Presence! I know you hold me In Jesus; all things held in togetherness, Through whom all things created to be! Forgive me! I lose sight in forgetfulness, Of Your Presence, continually around me! Faith submerge in world’s doubtfulness, Stumbling, I forget that in You I am … More Complete

Warming Joy on a Cold December Day

Ice-laden wind howls on this colorless December day; Thickening clouds, chasing warmth and light far away; Clouds weighted with dread; dense, dark, lifeless gray; This old woman’s dreams drift backward to yesterday, When winter didn’t make her old bones ache ‘till May; Snow-storms once a welcomed challenge, time to play! In sparkling drifts; all bare … More Warming Joy on a Cold December Day