Daily prompt

Are there things you try to practice daily to live a more sustainable lifestyle? I think the most important thing to sustain for a human is their physical and mental health. A balanced healthy person makes sound decisions that impact the world and the people around them in positive ways. Look after yourself with respect […]

Before the sun

Waking me like the gentle slap of a kittens paw Tapping on my mind Shifting my feet restlessly I move to the kitchen pour coffee and stare at my own reflection in the dark window panes The glass doors are like mirrors black and reflective I ponder a woman sipping coffee in her slippers at […]

Flight or Fight

A bird does not sing in flight. For a bird to sing it must find a branch A stable perch A place to rest and revel in harmony A bird does not sing in flight Because it is concentrating on flying *Poetry is gold wrung from the stones life flings at us. At some point, […]

Sun Showers

Clouds amass on the horizon Building monstrously Thunder rolls ominously The smell of earth bound water drifts on a strengthening wind Terrified of storms I hunker down Covering Fearing But then the wind changes The clouds blow south Nothing much eventuates Silver light splinters the clouds The sun comes out Warming my cold hunched shoulders […]

Lift off

Hot air released to the clouds Sighs flying Breathe in Breathe out Disappear from view Air balloons Transient moons Sun comes up Sun goes down Memories in between Inflated by emotions Land on my mind Misplaced by others Photos from my phone capture and recall Moments as intangible as all those Hot air balloons A […]

Stretching – The daily prompt

Describe one simple thing you do that brings joy to your life. Stretching. That first morning stretch. The yawn. Yoga Challenging myself and achieving my goal “The mind once stretched around a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions “ Ralph Waldo Emmerson Stretching mentally? physically and emotionally – it all feels so good.