Category Archives: poetry

Saucy

      Pesto, marinara poured over the spaghetti. It’s Italian Night! 

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Write Again

My writing friend, J L Stratton has been writing daily haikus and (thanks to him) now I’m writing too. Check out his blog at http://www.jlstratton.com Thanks my writing friend for needed motivation Now I can write again

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Sam Elliott?

Is that Sam Elliott I see On this Gulf Coast Cruise with me? The Sea Screamer bucks and rocks As we struggle to stay upright. “Sam” almost fell into my lap But was able to adjust. No one knew if … Continue reading

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The Circle Completes

Oh my Little Love Take my arm and guide me as you did Grandma so long ago For the time has come when I need your love and acceptance of what our futures hold We cannot escape it no matter … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

With tears I put these jumbled thoughts to paper Trying to decide what to share with friends and family For I do not wish to hurt or worry them as the feelings and dark memories flow Perhaps it is just … Continue reading

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Shadow Blessings

   Shadows abound as I live through each day only to increase as the sun decreases If I forget my flashlight as I go to check my mail I must rely on my touch to not allow my own shadow … Continue reading

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Sanctuary Or Cage

Locked away in this chosen room I find peace and sanctuary Outside I hear the roar of motorcycles and sirens some children playing too But here inside I embrace my solitude unless I decide to venture out and change it

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A New Tomorrow 

You climbed into your car and drove away looking for a new tomorrow Yes you were afraid but you drove off anyway Leaving behind the life you knew and friends too For the yearning was more than you could bear … Continue reading

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My Slice Of Heaven

 (Photoes courtesy of Alexa Branum) Seagulls swooping overhead and wet sand between my toes reminds me why I love this place. Walking in quiet solitude, remembering happy times brings me such peace and joy. I would return more often if … Continue reading

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Such Is Life

I am taken aback by these jumbled feelings upon the news of Bernard Sr’s death. Where once I felt numb (or so I thought) tears and sobs prove otherwise. Happy and sad memories swirl around together creating more curious emotions, … Continue reading

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