Feels Like Folly

Feels Like Folly

And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. – John 8:32 Falling from the heavens, droplets met by my flesh. I don’t know what’s sweeter butterflies fluttering about in a symphony against a folly red … Continue reading

Now I’m Flying

Now I’m Flying

You leave sparkles everywhere you go. If no one is expressing this to you, sprinkle them somewhere else where they may see them come across like lighting through the night sky.

Magic Question

Under our bare feet, the crunch of newly fallen leaves.In our hearts, song bursting with delight.In clear view, beauty and magic. “Every single second I get to chooseThe story I’m tellingThe words that I useI follow what feels goodThat raises … Continue reading

Opening Day

Opening Day

I got this face when the forlorn announcement was harkened. After some time of watching the annual pool opening procedures, high hopes turned to tears when the forecast for our days of swimming won’t start for another five days. I … Continue reading

We Were Born To Stand Out,

We Were Born To Stand Out,

and not fit in. A little special someone has been insisting on sowing a few seeds, after witnessing crocuses and tulips erupting from our grounds. I surrendered to her will the other day, pourquoi non? We have been off in … Continue reading

I Need It Terribly

I Need It Terribly

Give me a few days of peace in your arms–I need it terribly. I’m ragged, worn, exhausted. After that I can face the world. -Henry Miller, from a letter to Anais Nin, featured in A Literate Passion. Slipped into a … Continue reading

The Event

The Event

I recently learned that these cup-shaped flowers cradle the stigmas from where the spice saffron is harvested…they are now on my to be divinized list and I will be cultivating them into the greenhouse for all year reaping. They have … Continue reading

The Great Division

The Great Division

As my fellow Hellenes gather around for the festivities, a great divide among family and friends reveals itself on tables all around the globe. The ones in favor of melomakarona and those in favor of kourambiedes. Two unshakeable faiths, each … Continue reading

JackPot

JackPot

Someone hit the jackpot today. Kumquat kombucha and a dreamland of snow that didn’t melt away. It’s the first she has seen that’s more than a dusting and lived to tell the next day. A pristine, crisp new landscape to … Continue reading

Sunlight,

Sunlight,

it’s scarce up north. Sunsets beneath a down-covered duvet of clouds are more prominent these days. There’s a bit of sunlight left as I strolled (others sprinted) along this pond, that can barely recall summer. Star struck by this infrequent … Continue reading