Withholding

Would love withhold leaves from a tree Or flowers from a plant? Love gifts to life with abandon To the meadow, grasses galore To the sky, rainbows and birds To the waters, turtles, fish and more. .  In return, the meadow, sky and waters Receive without question or shame Rejoice and play with abandon They show love their thanks with joy. .  So why dear one would love Not gift the same to you? Why…

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If Life Were Like Shoe Shopping

She’s a modern day Goldilocks, this girl in the shoe store. She staggers to the end of the aisle as the boxes, piled high in her arms slip and slide from side to side. Shoes, glorious shoes! Black, brown, red, boots, slippers, sandals, and pumps spill out of their boxes and onto the floor at her feet as she plunks herself down on the bench. She quickly gets her feet out of her lowly sneakers…

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The In Between

Not quite alive And yet not dead Recalling life I bow my head I’ve felt the sun Rain nourished me Two loving hands Have cared for me. Now days grow short Cold nights embrace My beauty fades For fate I wait Unknown the length Of time revealed One cold hard frost My life will steal. I loved my life And it loved me I revel in My in between. Sharing is Caring:

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My Moon and Me

A quiet love My moon and me A different kind of gravity Her lure, her pull Her shapes reveal The parts of me that I conceal Her crescent shape A memory fetches A sister passed in fleeting sketches And when she’s full She lights my way And gives me something up to pray The light she shines She doesn’t possess Yet she gives to me without duress And when the sun Or clouds obscure She stays…

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