Benevolent Power

When the cotton flies on a summer day worries melt in the magic of rose bouquets presented by the Walking Stick Cactus. In the heat of sun and full life, time, age, and winter don’t matter. Swirling white cotton floating on the warm wind lifts my fanciful thoughts to go dancing in a summer-time blizzard. … More Benevolent Power

The Meaning of Color

The weaving of chartreuse and lavender is a matter of opinion, A controversy over the many shades of spring! Summer moods are translated through subtle hues of vermillion, Passion’s peak of heat that red-oranges bring! Autumn sets color free speech in primary hues of truth dominion, Enter souls by eye-gate beauty inspire to sing! Color … More The Meaning of Color

Twenty-Five Minutes

A lovely little stroll on the edge of consciousness… Fading out and then fading in… Gathering memories from dreams of Yester-lore… Reality blocked seeps back in… Blend time outside of time, a bit of Heaven’s rest… Slip away preparing to slip in… Twenty-five minutes of Paradise others call a nap!  

Early Spring Wind

The spring wind roars over the ever-grey high desert that waits for just the right amount of warmth and moisture to bloom. By gale forces the desert floor is being swept clean to prepare for a new season of life. As long as there is snow on the mountain peaks there will be wind in … More Early Spring Wind

Eternal Spring

I wonder if I will ever be too old to notice the first day of spring… The first glint of butterfly wing or the special song new birds sing. Carpets of purple verbena woven with soft grass for hungry deer, Wonder of long gently warm days; far removed from winter fear. This season that comes … More Eternal Spring

Spring Cleaning

Sometimes…life rushes by too fast to catch in a word. Feeling sands shift thoughts, concepts of mind blurred… So, I took my micro-view tight ideas outside for a walk! Far from the cacophony of voices and opinionated talk; Immersed myself, tried to wrap my mind around silence… I heard myself think… I ventured onward by … More Spring Cleaning

Season’s Romance

A rosy morning sunrise prances… (In a delicate sunbeam ballet) Upon snowy February branches… A frosty-day-sparkle-melt-away! Spring warmth on winter dances; Quick encounter a seasonal play! Yearly rendezvous brief romances… Warmth of life leads cold astray! Icy dissolve nurture life’s chances, Green rises to overthrow all gray! Glitter-to-glint magnifies enhances, Hope- for-spring-time-dream-day! Slow-waltz Winter’s Spring … More Season’s Romance

Hey, Mr. Tecalote’!

Hey Mr. Tecalote’! (lock, load, click!) You are still just a buzzard circling under another name! You can hide behind your acronymic letters: BLM, EPA all day long… But still you are a vulture! Though you are now bigger in number you play the same old game! A scavenger that feeds on the carcasses of … More Hey, Mr. Tecalote’!