Monthly Archives: February 2015

a Limerick for Skip

My Brother Skip’s Birthday Limerick My brother, he’s really so fine He works on his farm all the time Sometimes when at rest He says, I confess I’d rather be drinking some wine.

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Swans

SWANS Eat, eat, eat, eat, eat, All day long they eat Heads down in the mud Their graceful necks curved down Interrupted only by intruders Crowding into their space. At those times, heads held high They listen and look and … Continue reading

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dog expressions

Doggone Haiku Sicker than a dog From where did that saying come? Don’t know, but I am. Sorry there have been no posts for the last few days. The above haiku says it all. Here’s another rough draft of a … Continue reading

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lessons

Lessons Lessons everywhere, joys just waiting to be found Springs of everlasting love Are hidden in the stones. I strike the rock with a hard glance I listen for my name I smell a rose of gentleness In a fleeting, … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday The ashes, the ashes, wash over me They remind me of vanity, self-centeredness, greed They remind me that Your grace is all that I need.   I need to remember from whence I came That’s why the ashes … Continue reading

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three poems

2/12/15 Birthday Tanka Birthdays are so grand. Fam-ly, surprises and cake The tears sting my eyes While laughter sings from within Sad that it means I’m now old.   2/13 Limerick by the Sea A day on the beach is … Continue reading

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The ocean, our mother

The Ocean our Mother The vast, the deep, the womb Is birthing, feeding and transforming One into the other Patiently it sings and cleanses Mothering the world It calls us home to once again Be who we all once were. … Continue reading

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