Summerville Storm White-laden palms Fronds almost breaking With the weight of the fresh fallen snow There is a silent madness of arctic air Flakes swirling, dancing, diving fast From a sky ominous and mysterious Neighbors captured for hours Burrowed within Southern homes No fireplaces, no plows, no snowmobiles Nothing to prepare … More Summerville Storm
A sea of faces The ebb and flow had set Before I entered the room The drops of rain Falling on the windows Echoed the flow of tears In my weary soul Quietly navigating Walking without direction Yet with purposeful eye Listening for God’s guidance Where should I go? Will they like … More Safe Harbor
Everybody comes from somewhere My somewhere is a place where vowels are long Consonants are dropped And kindness and humor part of the local dialect My somewhere is a place where people are real But hair color is not Pets are family And money is only as good as your reputation to share if … More My Somewhere
Swoosh Ba Bum Ba Bum Ba Bum Ba Bum Ba Bum Sound and darkness Darkness is full of life Noise is our universe The ongoing motion of the fabric of life We grow. Breathing in and out The aquatic nature of our lives The only form known There is no life outside the womb We … More Trust the Other Side
From an eternal source The spring fed waters of joy Flow into the spaces of our hearts Filling every corner of our being. We cannot see the source from whence they come. Some of us have tried to dam up the spring. The pain of the drying of the lake Forces us to wonder And … More Happiness
Jupiter Pulsing heat and passion, my huge masculine energy dwarfs all other planets near. I am confidence. I direct the dance of the moons. My harem of planetary wives draw near. Callisto, Ganymede, Io, Europa—my partners until the Sun shines no more. Venus Drawing you in with my shy crescent figure, intoxicating with my … More Joy to the World!
Her name means wisdom. My six-year-old daughter, Sophia, lived true to her name tonight as she took time to explain to me some of the thoughts she had been pondering. “Mom, you know this is all just a dream.” “What do you mean?” “I mean that everything that we experience in this life is just … More Life is but a dream