Small Details

SMALL DETAILS

in the small details
beauty surrounds us if we
look instead of rush

Pine Forest Pond

PINE FOREST POND

the lily pad pond
a sanctuary of peace
shades of green and gold

Woodland Wanderings

WOODLAND WANDERINGS

on a country road
fog drifts, stretching out its arms
soothing pine voices

Adult Day Care

ADULT DAY CARE

in vacation land
adult day care is open
at high five dive bar

Low Tide

LOW TIDE

where the tide is low
on a lovely winter’s day
a sense of peace reigns

 

The Hunt

THE HUNT

things my cat taught me:
it’s all about the getting,
and not the having

 

Mind Of Winter

MIND OF WINTER

a mind of winter
frozen thoughts in silence lie
the sound of stillness

 

Holiday Barn

HOLIDAY BARN

‘tween tattered timbers
a celebration of love
may peace be with you

 

War’s Final Sunset

WAR'S FINAL SUNSET

hope in hearts, we mend
peace blooms, wounds begin to mend
war’s final sunset

 

Oh Daffodil

OH DAFFODIL

i put your flower
blossoming with grace and time
in my loving heart

 

Cottonwoods

COTTONWOODS

gnarly cottonwoods
branches stretch to leaves in white
monochrome delight

 

Shade Barn

SHADE BARN

weathered wooden planks
monument to days of old
a slow memory

 

Beautiful Blue

BEAUTIFUL BLUE

sunlight on feathers
blue heron gleams like a gem
dazzling shades and hues

 

Roadside Treasure

ROADSIDE TREASURE

roadside tables wait
sea’s melody fills the air
forgotten coast calls

 

Topless In Town

TOPLESS IN TOWN

roofless hut finds grace
apalachicola town
palm trees and sunshine

 

Roosters For Sale

ROOSTERS FOR SALE

feathers bright and bold
roosters for sale, stories told
cock-a-doodle-doo

 

Rusty Rocket

RUSTY ROCKET

his name was rusty
orphaned by a hurricane
sad boy deeply loved

 

Bowl Of Apples

BOWL OF APPLES

crimson orbs of life
nestled in a bowl’s embrace
nature’s sweet delight

 

Amelia Island

AMELIA ISLAND

morning mist hovers
clouds dusted with pastel hues
oh sweet amelia

 

On Taylor Road

ON TAYLOR ROAD

sharecropper cabin
time’s touch etched on every plank
whispers of the past

 

Palm Tree Vista

PALM TREE VISTA

gentle swaying fronds
rustling secrets of the breeze
palm’s eye on the world

 

Feet In The Sand

FEET IN THE SAND

waves crashing the shore
dunes rise and fall with the wind
sand hiding my feet

 

Love Song

LOVE SONG

two birds make a tribe
their love song echos through trees
future in the nest

 

Pretty In Pink

PRETTY IN PINK

i’m pretty in pink
adorning my face with grace
big nose kitchen sink

 

Paradise Found

PARADISE FOUND

sun rays streaming through
creating paradise found
peaceful profound bliss

 

A Long Pause

A LONG PAUSE

as thoughts drift away
a long pause hangs in the air
gazing at the sea

 

Sending Love

SENDING LOVE

love blooms like roses
petals soft as whispered words
eternal beauty

Just A Puddle

JUST A PUDDLE

lily pads in bloom
sky and trees amongst the grass
shimmering and blue

 

Fluffy Friend

FLUFFY FRIEND

bushy tail, wide eyes
friendly squirrel stops, says hi
nature’s acrobat

 

Mailbox Memories

MAILBOX MEMORIES

in the good old days
phone cords not long enough and
mailbox greeting cards

 

Gulf Breeze

GULF BREEZE

the smell of salt air
as the wind blows through my hair
gulf breeze love affair

 

Heart To Heart

HEART TO HEART

now is the season
for hearts to remember hearts
the colors of love

 

Fire In The Sky

FIRE IN THE SKY

soft wings and wild things
pause in silent wonder at
the sky’s stunning fire

 

Swooping Intent

SWOOPING INTENT

as the free bird flies
i dream of that gift to be
my superpower

 

One Among None

ONE AMONG NONE

one great egret stands
among a crowd of wee birds
peering marsh water

 

Dark Forest Path

DARK FOREST PATH

bright orange sunset
keeps me wandering along
the dark forest path

 

The Halloween Tree

THE HALLOWEEN TREE

shadows walk the wall
falling leaves prowl the sunlight
the halloween tree

 

Baby Sea Lions

BABY SEA LIONS

wet whiskers and fins
communicating, let’s play
in galapagos

 

Flower Power

FLOWER POWER

flowers in their hair
street theater spreading peace
all you need is love

 

Do Not Forget

DO NOT FORGET

true obedience
the ancient flag reminds us
past loss for peace now

 

Rusty Trucks

RUSTY TRUCKS

sun on rusty trucks
silently recalling those
happy bygone days

 

Sopchoppy Florida

SOPCHOPPY, FLORIDA

awakened by sound
from worm grunting festival
life as fishing bait

 

Restoration Play

RESTORATION PLAY

downtown theatre
performs restoration play
true life center stage

 

Mating Season

MATING SEASON

by the sea, they land
tiny feet grabbing shore sand
mating season clan

 

Unmerciful Sun

UNMERCIFUL SUN

a slow walk across
an unmerciful desert
broken heart journey

 

Circling Around

CIRCLING AROUND

circling around, i
eagle, tornado, or song
circling around me

 

Curly Fries

CURLY FRIES

along the food line
bar-b-q and curly fries
in hot summer sun

 

Blue Hearts

BLUE HEARTS

your mind was elsewhere
as seen in your reflection
captured by my heart

 

Early Morning Blue

EARLY MORNNG BLUE

early morning blue
sky’s wispy breaths of fresh air
lingers on the pond

 

Taffeta Dresses

TAFFETA DRESSES

taffeta dresses
satin shoes, hairdos up high
life as a princess

 

Sitting Next To You

SITTING NEXT TO YOU
 
sitting next to you
dark hair, tight jeans, cowboy boots
green truck memories

 

Sunflower Yellow

SUNFLOWER YELLOW

sunflower yellow,
mandalas, saffron crayons
happy face fellows

 

Heartbreak Hotel

HEARTBREAK HOTEL

rooms available
where you do not want to be
the heartbreak hotel

 

Twelve Plus Two

TWELVE PLUS TWO

two tender tulips
hidden in bouquet of twelve
touchy feely buds

 

Singing The Blues

SINGING THE BLUES

old oak died today
its pulse stopped as lightning struck
birds singing the blues

 

Meditative Cat

MEDITATIVE CAT

longer days of spring
sun rays, tall shadows, spellbound
meditative cat

 

Sunlit Lily

SUNLIT LILY

glowing peacefully
sunlit hopefulness blossoms
life after the storm

 

Walking In The Rain

WALKING IN THE RAIN

brightly lit Times Square
shiny sidewalks everywhere
rain, rain in the air

 

Five Apples

FIVE APPLES

possibilities
apple sauce, butter, or pie
five apples waiting

 

Passion

PASSION

give me winter shores
and a passionate lover
walking hand in hand

 

Drifting Iceberg

DRIFTING ICEBERG

from glacial shore stance
watching a drifting iceberg
float past frozen toes

 

Sleeping Beauty

SLEEPING BEAUTY

i can see beauty
in the sleeping butterfly
the lonely artist

 

Mindful Escapee

MINDFUL ESCAPEE

staring out at sea
a man ponders, turns to flee
mindful escapee

 

Southern Gothic

SOUTHERN GOTHIC

echoes from geckos
revivals, southern bibles
overgrown tombstones

 

Looking Glass

LOOKING GLASS

mirror images
bouncing back with eagerness
mystery of self

 

Empty Porch Chair

EMPTY PORCH CHAIR

the old windmill spins
as howling westwinds rush by
an empty porch chair

 

Taking Flight

TAKING FLIGHT

the marvelous view
soaring high, floating freely
freedom is a bird