The repeating cycle Of sand and sea Under golden sun Calls to me, “You must return To our sandy beaches Where nature’s law Calmly teaches Strength, tenacity And perseverance To all those willing To see and hear it. In the waves In the wind In the whispering sand Are secrets to learn And understand.”
The breeze swirls Through the open window From deep in the night Where the summer stars twinkle A chorus of insects Sing a folksy song To the strumming of their strings An owl sings along The melody fades The night is still and calm Through the open window My serenade is gone Sleep tiptoes… Read More Open Window
What’s it like to be The most popular flower Adored by all Whether sun or shower A beautiful bloom In whom the bugs delight The most popular flower Round, yellow, and bright For a sip of nectar They come day or night
Delicate wings Worse for wear Powered by faith Float on air
Even when the sun Fails to shine The sunflower still blooms Standing tall, bright, And beautiful She holds the weight of the day On her petals
Why name one a flower, Call another a weed? Both petals and stems Grew from dirt and seed.
Aloha Hello and Goodbye Floral scented lips Kiss the dreamy sky Where trade winds blow Light and carefree From island to island Across the blue sea Waves build into crests That the surfers ride Aloha Hello and Goodbye
She just waits to eat Pays me no mind She sifts through seed For treasures to find The crunch of nuts Dried fruit so sweet On our deck at night Is where raccoons feast And use a birdbath To clean her hands and feet
I saw a pumpkin On the side of the road Covered with leaves Its face barely showed One triangle eye A small button nose And a pumpkin stem Out of the leaves rose When a gust of wind Moved fall debris Down a steep hill The pumpkin rolled free Over bumps and stumps The… Read More Feasted and Cheered
A hurricane spins Over sea and land It reaches far with a ghostly hand Wave after wave Disperses sea spray Dampening the air The day turns grey It spins inland Bringing unsettled air Its ghostly hand Strips the trees bare Leaves and debris Darken the sky Blinding the hurricane’s Ghostly eye As it starts… Read More Wobble
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