The Glory of a Baritone

The Glory of a Baritone

A baritone is a classical type of singing voice that originates from the Greek term βαρύτονος or heavy sounding. Cheers to all the “heavy sounding” papas who wear their armor of God not for accolades but for the mission of … Continue reading

A Gift Horse

A Gift Horse

which didn’t look us into our beckoning eyes. It was admirable to see just how much this horse had to eat. From the moment I arrived she didn’t stop eating even when a party participant would ride piggyback, she gnawed … Continue reading

Morning Stretch

Morning Stretch

Gotta start with yourself. It’s the beginning of a new day, a gentle nudge from mama earth is all it takes and if that almighty sun is lambent without a cloud to come between us, all the sweeter. Our habits … Continue reading

A Silent Serenade

A Silent Serenade

In a prized journal, creative spirit sketched in squiggling curves and crafted words.On this eve, crimson tinted eggs ready for Sunday’s cracking.Upon a thawing terra, bare feet sensing the metaphysics of electromagnetic creation.In our hearts, a longing for the unplotting … Continue reading

Piggy Back Pals

Piggy Back Pals

Their only goal: having a blast. Okay sometimes it’s about who is the strongest but in the end, there is always laughter with these two. Currently among her circle of pals, she is the only girl. The companionship between whomever … Continue reading

Here

Here

“I can’t speak for elsewhere, but here on Earth we’ve got a fair supply of everything…There may be comparable places elsewhere, but no one thinks they’re beautiful.” – Wislawa Szymborska A blink of an insight, yet what a tribute to … Continue reading

From ‘What to Remember when Waking’

From ‘What to Remember when Waking’ To become humanis to become visible,while carryingwhat is hiddenas a gift to others. To rememberthe other worldin this worldis to live in yourtrue inheritance. You are nota troubled gueston this earth,you are notan accidentamidst … Continue reading

The Uses of Sorrow

The Uses of Sorrow

(In my sleep I dreamed this poem) Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too was a gift.  – Mary Oliver from Thirst (Beacon Press, 2006)

My Youngest Enthusiast  

My Youngest Enthusiast  

An enthusiastic and avid explorer of life indeed, ever so grateful my little darling selects me to join her along her quests. What an honor to be finding our way through life side by side with her. What else can … Continue reading

The Prodigious Package

  I used to think the best things came in small packages and that eventually they may add up to something like a collection of shiny and sparkly bijoux with stories behind each little piece. While I’m fortunate enough to … Continue reading