Empty Mansion

EMPTY MANSION

storm clouds gathering
weathered facade bears witness
to a slant of light

Cottonwoods

COTTONWOODS

gnarly cottonwoods
branches stretch to leaves in white
monochrome delight

 

Amelia Island

AMELIA ISLAND

morning mist hovers
clouds dusted with pastel hues
oh sweet amelia

 

Southern Gothic II

SOUTHERN GOTHIC II

whispering oak trees
shadows dance ‘neath worn porch boards
southern secrets sleep

On Taylor Road

ON TAYLOR ROAD

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

 

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

 

The Snow Moon

THE SNOW MOON

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

 

Just A Puddle

JUST A PUDDLE

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

 

Sitting Big

SITTING BIG

a rock above trees
against a vast open sky
sits big staring back

 

Batsto Lake

BATSTO LAKE

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

 

Fire In The Sky

FIRE IN THE SKY

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

 

County Road 59

COUNTY ROAD 59

along my journey
slash pines and palm trees reach out
in the morning fog

 

Sundown

SUNDOWN

rays of flaming light
emerging from horizon
sundown seduction

 

Rusty Trucks

RUSTY TRUCKS

sun on rusty trucks
silently recalling those
happy bygone days

 

Magical Moment

MAGICAL MOMENT

breathtaking sunset
with silhouetting palm trees
magical moment

 

Tiny House

TINY HOUSE

if not woodpecker
tapping on old oak, no sound
at the tiny house

 

Sweet Greetings

SWEET GREETINGS

morning walk enjoyed
with sweet greetings from graceful
baby deer and mom

 

Beauty & Benefits

BEAUTY & BENEFITS

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

Singing The Blues

SINGING THE BLUES

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

 

Winter Trees

WINTER TREES

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