Small Details

SMALL DETAILS

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

Two Roses

TWO ROSES

two roses in bloom
year’s end on the calendar
new beginnings loom

 

Oh Daffodil

OH DAFFODIL

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

 

Simple And Pure

SIMPLE AND PURE

designing basics
circle, square, the triangle’s lure
shapes simple and pure

 

Autumn Offering

AUTUMN OFFERING

autumn’s brush in hand
leaves transform from green to gold
nature’s art unfolds

 

Rock To Sand

ROCK TO SAND

smoother over time
the sandpaper of the sea
washes over thee

 

Visually Impaired

VISUALLY IMPAIRED

shapes twist in my gaze
bending lines in a strange maze
looking up sideways

 

Irises Abloom

IRISES ABLOOM

whispers in the wind
spring green with shades of purple
nature’s art unveiled

 

Wheels Of Freedom

WHEELS OF FREEDOM

wainwrights shaped the past
a war for independence
freedom drove wood wheels

 

Bowl Of Apples

BOWL OF APPLES

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

 

Gently Guide

GENTLY GUIDE

lotus petals bloom
buddha’s teachings gently guide
peace flows from within

 

Curly Goose Feathers

CURLY GOOSE FEATHERS

like gentle corkscrews
with playful swirls, twists, and turns
goose feathers with curls

 

In A Dream

IN A DREAM

in a dream, i heard
victrola and mandolin
amidst forest green

 

Life In Full Bloom

LIFE IN FULL BLOOM

petals unfurling
watching life’s steps, unpacking
birth, midlife, and death

 

Tire Chick

TIRE CHICK

tire chick’s proud workplace
painted old tires stacked in place
sun hat, tweety face

 

Nautilus #2

NAUTILUS #2

from the ocean’s depth
to the photographer’s hands
deep sea treasure found

 

Pretty In Pink

PRETTY IN PINK

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

 

Sending Love

SENDING LOVE

love blooms like roses
petals soft as whispered words
eternal beauty

Curtsy

CURTSY

tulip symphony
like a curtsy in the vase
petals bend and bow

 

Mailbox Memories

MAILBOX MEMORIES

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

 

Dutch Blue

DUTCH BLUE

a vase of flowers
in shades and tints of dutch blue
tea cups and saucers

 

Broken String

BROKEN STRING

broken string, lonesome
another missing, not found
yearning harmony

 

End Of The Line

END OF THE LINE

gone to history
hard drives, letters, memories
twenty-three sets sail

 

Heart To Heart

HEART TO HEART

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

 

Silver Treasures

SILVER TREASURES

antique silverware
wrapped inside a baby’s bib
found when grandma died

 

Silk & Cedar

SILK & CEDAR

she’s imagining
silk strings and dark warm cedar
conversing through song

 

Skylight

SKYLIGHT

high above the ground
a window and feathered nest
facing sky and sea

 

House Cat

HOUSE CAT

curiosity
elegant agility
life as a house cat

 

Web Space

WEB SPACE

a scaffold building
spider orbits his web space
this autumn evening

 

Flower Power

FLOWER POWER

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

 

Rusty Trucks

RUSTY TRUCKS

sun on rusty trucks
silently recalling those
happy bygone days

 

Blue Hearts

BLUE HEARTS

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

 

Sitting Next To You

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

 

Beauty & Benefits

BEAUTY & BENEFITS

glorious driftwood
a once strong, handsome tree,
now new life springs from thee

Nowhere

NOWHERE

along the roadside
a tattered sign to nowhere
pointing to the moon

 

Inevitable

INEVITABLE

i loved you, no doubt
atoms of you charmed my heart
logic struck you out

 

Watercolor

WATERCOLOR

flex, turn, tilt; color
moving at the speed of light
through my water glass

 

Pleased To Meet You

PLEASED TO MEET YOU

springtime bouquet with,
‘pleased to meet you’ sunflowers
life’s joys in a vase

 

Three Tomatoes

THREE TOMATOES

on lazy spring days
window light bathes the kitchen
three tomatoes bright

 

Wild Iris

WILD IRIS

its graceful presence
arrives in morning twilight
life as a flower

 

Simpler Days

SIMPLER DAYS

lens and pen artists
who’d grown to become mothers
simpler days held close

 

Sunlit Lily

SUNLIT LILY

glowing peacefully
sunlit hopefulness blossoms
life after the storm

 

Five Apples

FIVE APPLES

possibilities
apple sauce, butter, or pie
five apples waiting

 

Leadfoot Lizzy

LEADFOOT LIZZY

running up and down
and hiding from fat cat joe
leadfoot lizzy lulls

 

Look-in & Gaze-in

LOOK-IN & GAZE-IN

look-in and gaze-in
a-wait-in for the next urge
‘tween must-have cat naps

 

Just Because

JUST BECAUSE

looking through the lens
lovely young camellias
just because of you

 

Peace Of Mind

PEACE OF MIND

the colors of faith
casting hints, tints, tones, and hues
on the believers