Born to Fly

Born to Fly

These eyes aren’t the only things soaring with delight; Popolina’s entire being seems to be. I named her Popolina, she looks like one to me. If we only had a sliver of her delight, if only we remembered we were … 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

In the Zone

In the Zone

Nothing like the carefree play of this age—the freedom of no cellular connectivity. It’s the decades before 2000, the street kid mentality in me trying to make a comeback. With only a land line, we were nearly impossible to find … Continue reading

Out of Tune

Out of Tune

How ever did we get to this point, so far away from our mother, convinced that walls that contain us are our sanctuary? Don’t get me wrong I’m ever so grateful for Red https://thefolia.com/2017/04/09/red/, she’s there always for us and … Continue reading

You Were Made to Stand Out

You Were Made to Stand Out

Spanning a half century of musings, the collections that stand the test of time are the ones that I have been derided for, for they are the ones that made me stand out not so much for the limelight but … Continue reading

So Great that I Don’t Speak

So Great that I Don’t Speak

Here we go; cold is here to stay. Just the right temps for icicle making and they aren’t dripping anytime soon. They’ve been hanging out for some time now. Since I have no control over their timeline, only my own, … Continue reading

Carefree and at Play

Carefree and at Play

I have a thing for harmony and fair well in harmonious environments. Aren’t we all at the very least a bit more affable when things are balanced? It’s no wonder things are in a tizzy with the consistent frenetic messages … Continue reading

Spirited One.

Let’s gather our strength of spirit…it’s what they fear the most. Forgive me if I’ve expressed this before, if I have it’s worth a repeat. It takes a few groggy minutes to wake, but when fully awakened this child’s spirit … Continue reading

And So It Was the Later…

And So It Was the Later…

Something redolent about the whiff of moist duff after the morning frosty dew dissipates, something not-so-ordinary to spot, this sweet trinary. Sunlight yearns to kiss these lavender hued caps and if girlfriend were with me on this am stroll, she … Continue reading

Not a Stranger in the Eyes of the Maker

Not a Stranger in the Eyes of the Maker

I don’t know about you, but I’m searching for the potential innovation…I’m ready for the switchover with all my heart, with all I have inside of me. I’m hell bent on heaven at any cost right about now, how ‘bout … Continue reading