Memories shift, haze like grains of sand dispersing – sentiments heart set. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: haze/sand. Image from personal collection.)
Novice, a word that negates experience, knowledge, merit – capability under suspicion. I novice myself frequently, as if vulnerability is a sideline and humility commands
Paint, we vowed, would negate the haunting, make the house our own – selected with care: sage green and dust of pink – sanded and
Chill and fog cloud my senses – effective distraction loneliness holds no sway. Others speed past, while I advance, slow, steady – drawn by an
Armed with plans and guidelines, we ready for life’s climb, unaware that childhood, untamed and intact, takes the lead.
Bent – life’s tribulations weighty do not confuse this folding with weakness, I am worn – tested resilience nourishes creativity I am muse rich, alive