In Galapagos

IN GALAPAGOS

each dawn a new birth
each sunset a masterpiece
in galapagos

Snapshot

SNAPSHOT

it is the smallest
most vibrant moments that leave
lasting impressions

 

Two Roses

TWO ROSES

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

 

Autumn Offering

AUTUMN OFFERING

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

 

Picnic Shade

PICNIC SHADE

the pines lullaby
soft and low, a picnic shade
bathed in sunset’s glow

 

Irises Abloom

IRISES ABLOOM

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

 

Loblolly Pine

LOBLOLLY PINE

stark contrasts combine
lone pine in dune’s sunlit sands
shadows weave the lines

 

Wheels Of Freedom

WHEELS OF FREEDOM

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

 

Slope Of Life

SLOPE OF LIFE

life is like a slope
full of twists, turns, ups, and downs
days filled with process
 

The Snow Moon

THE SNOW MOON

the snow moon arrives
at february’s last stand
say hello to spring

 

The Lighthouse

THE LIGHTHOUSE

turning of the light
night sky above, sun below
the lighthouse endures

 

Batsto Lake

BATSTO LAKE

how quiet the pond
reflecting clouds and stillness
the scent of cedar

 

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

 

Silver Treasures

SILVER TREASURES

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

 

Sundown

SUNDOWN

rays of flaming light
emerging from horizon
sundown seduction

 

Skylight

SKYLIGHT

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

 

Magical Moment

MAGICAL MOMENT

breathtaking sunset
with silhouetting palm trees
magical moment

 

Quiet Soul

QUIET SOUL

hurricane debris
there you were, starving skinny
precious friend, miss you

 

Magic Of Light

MAGIC OF LIGHT

seen by captive eyes
through lily pads and reeds
the magic of light

 

Son, Moon & Stars

SON, MOON & STARS

in my arms, you laid
your awesomeness consumed me
my son, moon, and stars

 

Beauty & Benefits

BEAUTY & BENEFITS

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

Inevitable

INEVITABLE

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

 

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

 

New Life

NEW LIFE

a world of new life
dewdrops and caterpillars
looking for their home

 

Leadfoot Lizzy

LEADFOOT LIZZY

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

 

Great White Egret

GREAT WHITE EGRET

the great white egret
primps his plume and pearl feathers
by the morningtide

 

Just Because

JUST BECAUSE

looking through the lens
lovely young camellias
just because of you

 

Winter Trees

WINTER TREES

looking up to view
towering trees with large heads
swaying against blue

 

Satellite Inn

SATELLITE INN

high-speed internet
for wandering satellites
refuge from the road