Delay

Robin’s melody bait for this weary soul – I hear promise but nature is fickle Winter renews onslaught mocks any hope – Solution to melancholy once again delayed. (Image from personal collection)

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Rapture

Odd, this gift of solitude.  Perched canal side, I affirm my connection to the earth, and offer thanks. Late afternoon sun casts a glow on the foliage across the way, lighting up the mirror-still water.  Vibrant reflections. Two winters ago, I fought to breathe as temperatures fell below zero.  Impassible walkways trapped me indoors.  Depression […]

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Midnight Encounter

Midnight and moon casts an eerie light shimmers of white-kissed fields Headlights off, I pause to contemplate the glow endless skies here beyond city limits. A herd of deer graze ignore the hum of idling motor celebrate the lunar flood. What drove me here, I cannot say; perhaps clouds relentless in February skies. Or maybe […]

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Glimmer

Midwinter light breaks monotony of grey – tree dances in glimmer. (For Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt:  glimmer.  Image from personal collection.)

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Desert

Take me to the desert with mountains at our side; walk with me in shadows let nature be our guide. We’ll stroll amongst the cacti pay homage to the quails; take me to the desert, help me gather tales. The seasons are passing, we’re running out of time; take me to the desert; heal this […]

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Punishing Winter

Ruthless Winter blows unceremoniously intense – leaves a mess. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: mess/intense; and for BrewNSpew’s weekly prompt: ceremony.  Image from personal collection.)

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Wonderland

Winter winds howl, icy vapours penetrate, enchanting season. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: vapour / howl; and BrewNSpew’s Cafe prompt.)

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Dance in Denial

Autumn dons a mask, regales the changing season, ignores Winter’s threat – and I too, dance, brightly clad, deny the nearness of death.  

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Winter Walk

Do you stroll here on the winter walk, use rain as light, follow every wild bough, beautiful blue bird? Climb, live, see how happy this forest, verdant rock moral, sun on water, green. (Another poem from Magnetic poetry.)

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Soul Stalker

Downy blankets of white softly settle, Nature gratefully submitting to slumber as the Earth bids a seasonal adieu. Inside, my body craving hibernation, curls into layered bedding, draws shades against the snowy scene, wills respite. My soul, a cat, lulled by the miracle stretches wide paws, arches, ready to discover some mystic wilderness. She is […]

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