Tag Archives: Poetry

Notes from the Hill-Continued

Another poem from my early coastal journal.  From the beginning, this hill, the rock and the tree became my place to sit and drink in peace. Benediction The benediction of twilight, golden grass whispers   dying red sun, a last … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill

I have a place on the coast in Northern California.  It refreshes, replenishes my creative spirit.  Notes from the Hill consists of images from my journals over the years.  When I journal there, my words often compose images which in … Continue reading

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The Long Drought

The Park Spring 2014 The Long Drought California bakes to brown a long rainless season. My drought rattles unused letters, words. Boxed up they wait. Life continues to rain.  Maybe that’s the trouble. A word drought from a life in … Continue reading

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Photographic Poem to Sunset

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So begins the ending of the first day of the year. The sun continues its long slide into the sea. At the point, we wait for dark. The setting sun spreads its fiery fantasy on the end of day. A … Continue reading

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Eight Paths of Puppy

Follow the path of intention.  Grow and become a true dog.    Embrace the joy of being-dog. Follow the path of attention.  When you see the leaf glow in the wind,know that it is part of a world.  Watch the … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Old Dog

We’re both aging, my dog and I. Differently, I do battle with each pain of encroaching arthritis. Stretch, lift as worry burbles up and pours its deceit over everything. Worry, if I stop moving I’ll never move again. Fight up … Continue reading

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Bedtime on the Farm

two brothers- one with a normal reluctance for bedtime- one who drags feet slowly over the bare wooden floors   after the usual bedtime flap of changing, washing, brushing beds wait both are cold with warm heavy covers the younger … Continue reading

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Stop Two-Growing

My husband announced he’s a peony. He no longer feels like himself as his petals open more and more. Ever more layers appear. Just about the time he thinks he’ll see the pattern of his center more petals appear. His … Continue reading

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Stop One – Belonging

Belonging While I get a massage he walks to Hana Bay. When I’m done, he leads me to a young plumeria tree. There is a table and two chaise lounges.   He opens his beach bag. Out comes Thai tea … Continue reading

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Explorers

Explorers We explore marriage. Trace the outline of couple. Can we map it? Define it’s parameters? List it’s concepts?   As beginners, we had three rules, three necessities. Number one, breathing. Number two, comfort. Number three, we can’t remember. Perhaps … Continue reading

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