From where I’m sitting – Friday Fictioneers

So glad to be back to the Friday Fictioneers. I've really missed this group, writers, and friends. Thanks to Rochelle for hosting and to Ted Strutz for this wonderful prompt. It's a goodie. Here's an impromptu poem, I guess. It may not make a whole lot of sense.... Hope everyone is well! (Poetry: 100 words) … Continue reading From where I’m sitting – Friday Fictioneers

For Pulse, Orlando

A poem for Pulse, Orlando. I needed to read this today. Maybe you do, too. Thanks to gunroswell for these words.

 

Rantings Of A Third Kind

Posted in Daily Incidents
Remembering the victims of Pulse, Orlando

our pulse skipped a beat today

“Peace and love among all those souls, who roam this planet, called Earth” Gun Roswell

For Pulse, Orlando

What a world we live in
When feeling comfortable in your own skin
Is frowned upon by others
Leaving your heart smothered

Love, peace and happiness
We all strive for nothing less
May that be a lesson for us all
Young, old and very small

a rose for pulse

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Music Magic and “The Rhythm in My Head”

I watched my son's middle school music concert with tears streaming down my face. I know what you're thinking. Really? But it's a middle school music concert. I know, I know. But I also that know that my dad would have really loved this. He was a huge jazz fan. My dad played the clarinet … Continue reading Music Magic and “The Rhythm in My Head”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

This week's photo challenge is Earth. Share your vision of our magnificent Earth through your lens. Since the Earth is 75% water, I choose a photo of our beautiful Pacific ocean. It amazes me that only 5% of this vast liquid space has been explored. It makes me wonder what's out there for us to discover. In … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light

This week's photo challenge is Half-Light. Share a photo inspired by a poem, verse, song lyric or story. I actually wrote my poem for the photo. These little birds sure enjoyed this puddle after a rain. Two little birds companions in the liquid light dunk their heads it feels just right For more photos in the … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light

Welcome Spring “Today”

Are you ready for spring? Are you cleaning your closets and getting organized? I just read this poem "Today" today by American poet Billy Collins and thought his lovely words would be a wonderful way to welcome spring. Certainly, we have those days when we need to leave the chores behind and get outside. I hope … Continue reading Welcome Spring “Today”

Meditation

In my Yin Yoga class today, the teacher read a passage from Paulo Coelho's book The Alchemist. The words inspired me and I left the class with these thoughts. Maybe you could use them, too. I'm really loving my yoga class. ****************** Stay with your breath Come back if you lose it In the space between Listen … Continue reading Meditation