Texture

This crumbling foundationa testament to character –hard battles fought and won. I built fences, long ago –tried to bury my fallaciesbut all that decays, too Structures either maintain or not,but life continues, a constant flowlike a river, softens our perspectives. (Images for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: texture. Words penned for my ‘wild card’ challenge, my […]

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Reaching and Reaching and…

We reach out; we reach up; we reach back. Such was the topic of this week’s challenge. Often, in my past, reaching equated with grasping – fear clouding common sense, and even hope. In recent years, I have had to learn the importance of reaching out, having lost so much independence through illness. I am […]

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Wildlife Refuge Take 3

A coyote emerges from the brush and crosses our path in a blur, his powerful limbs plowing through the watery fields as he disappears as fast as he’s come. “He’s on a mission,” Ric laughs. I am sorry I missed the shot – hadn’t expected to see anything this early into our sojourn. Today, we […]

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Landed

The travel angels saw me home safely, even ensuring I had a whole row of seats to myself on the flight – a gift to someone wary of germs and overpowering scents. The excitement of being back on the canal and immersed in milder temperatures overrides this total exhaustion. I slept on and off for […]

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Replenished

Why wither as fall,frost-fresh, rustlesprairie spirit? We climbto that beautifulbee-bright, wild songlisten, never lonely Rain on our walk,after, wet, makingwater an Eden. *** This week, instead of a challenge, I offered an invitation to join me over at magneticpoetry.com. To read other ‘found’ poems, visit the original post. I love how the words given reveal […]

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Santa Paws

Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating today! Photos from our RV Park Christmas Parade. Love the spirit!

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