Opposites

I'm not so fond of people but I get lonely Yoga feels good but is more satisfying in a class I love singing but never want a solo Making art is what I do though more fulfilling when I teach I have tremendous fears and I still keep moving

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This morning

This morning in the garden I wondered about wild mini daisies Why are they everywhere in my yard is it like the great dandelion epidemic of 1978 In the front yard a toddler picks a flower for their mother A dandelion The mom accepts the flower but leaves it on the porch when they go…

Permission to forgive

I read a blog about forgiveness this is not about a person I perceive to have wronged me This is about creating a foundation for my perpetually absent self-esteem Perhaps I need a dowsing rod to find the correct location to dig for it Buried by years of clay and sand this small seed must…

Mother’s Day

Holding Girlie in my arms she sleeps smiling in innocence I don't have memories of being held I remember the soft hand on my forehead checking my fever there was always a fever I was not a frail child Keeping up with older brothers climbing jumping swinging running was natural for the youngest to do…

In my dreams

This morning I woke up with the memory of a dream Someone I don't know thought I was special enough to help carry the tremendous weight of a desk on my head (You know the old school desks that hold your entire fourth grade world the lift up top with the metal reservoir below) For…

Diesel

There is a special place in hell for people who have been impatient rude intolerant insensitive judgemental That place is my bedroom right next door to the diesel tractor that is doing something in the driveway next to my bedroom I really don't care what they're doing as long as it stops soon Maybe they…

A response, really depressing

The Sandbox Writing Challenge 2018 — Exercise 17 Posted by calensariel This week we’re going to get a little serious again. We all go through tough times in our lives. Some more so than others. Put your thinking caps on and sort through your experiences, then tell us… What is one of the worst emotional storms you’ve weathered in…

A Long Story

The Silent Sentinel said, "You've got really bad taste in men!" So that caught me off guard I had to count to ten Tell me something I don't know. Artists and their delusions of passion sex and living in the moment "If I could go back in time and never marry your father I would"…

A launch point 10/12/2015

Wait patiently and good things come to you wrapped up in juicy packages. I abducted a spider's web the other day and gave it to a snake we were observing for the week. (That beats me crawling around looking for spiders in all of my corners, though it does solve an issue.) I like to…