Choosing Life

Buying time –resetting the dial,deviating from the norm… a healing place, here we go again,600 miles from home,recharging batteries… this might have beenan un-lived life. (My challenge this week is to make poetry from previous post titles.  For this one, I chose to select only the titles that related to our recent journey.) Advertisements

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Lens-Artists: Splash!

Imagine the courage –to flow freely –make a splash! undaunted by outer noise –neither rush, nor gush –totally unabashed Afraid I’d have to reset time,go back to simpler days –undo this lived crash. (Submitted to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Splash, and V.J.’s weekly challenge: un-lived lives.)

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Deviating from the norm:

Typically, this is where I tie up the week’s challenge with an anecdote, then a link to all the participants.  However, this time I’ve decided to do something different.  Using the title of each post, and borrowing a line, I’ve created a collaborative poem.  Links to the originals are highlighted. Glass Casketsauthenticity oppressed Deviation becoming the […]

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Buying Time

Dreams of distant lands,adventures enhancing hope –future insurance. (Written for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: future/hope) In a week’s time we are setting out on another RV adventure.  

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Withering (FOTD)

Others die, succumb but spirit holds fast, believes – defies withering. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

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Photo a Week: Bridges

The gap between the life I’d envisioned and this current reality is widening… I need a bridge – not a short, low one, but a large, expansive bridge to carry all my wishes, to facilitate movement of passing ideals, allow for traffic flow. Or a bridge to slow me down, dialled in to the sun’s […]

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Gathering

Squirrels, squirrels everywhere, chirping: “Get ready; be prepared”, hoarding their finds with relish treetop leaping with added zest. The geese are gathering too – like all good Canadians – making plans for the winter weighing the options for flight.   Clouds gather to mark day’s end and the influx of autumn weather – and I […]

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