Tag Archives: spirituality

I Stand Still

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I stand still

writing

among the bare

woods

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I stand here

observing

my eyes filled

with beauty

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the sounds of

ducks in between

the church bells

sharp in the air

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move my tears to

cover my cheeks

such emotional

life will last

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in nature we live

we are born

again and again

let’s not forget

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Fear Lives

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fear lives in us

the more we push it

out the more

it sinks its roots in the dark

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to be able

to recognize it when

we look from its eyes

terrified

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at life well aware

we don’t understand

what influences us is what

halts my words now

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What It Takes

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the garden repeats

itself with no shame

day after day

year after year

it is the ritual of life

honest repetitions

with no aim to gain

simply to be

I learn each day

from these visits

each step I take

wisdom sheds

entering me

imperceptible

it takes a needy

heart to see

this incredible

life experience

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What It Takes

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the garden repeats

itself with no shame

day after day

year after year

it is the ritual of life

honest repetitions

with no aim to gain

simply to be

I learn each day

from these visits

each step I take

wisdom sheds

entering me

imperceptible

it takes a needy

heart to see

this incredible

life experience

.

Desert Quest

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Opening poem of the poetry collection California Notebooks 02

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the volume of the sky

above me and the land

stretching from my feet

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This poem is part of the collection California Notebooks 02, on sale now for the Holiday Season. Check it out!

Beauty Lingering

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it’s an afterward
moving

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this of giving poetry
a way

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to talk about the beauty
lingering

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unseen
sensitivity shining

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bright
in our darker days

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when we
think there’s little

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to be seen

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This poem is part of the collection California Notebooks 02, on sale now for the Holiday Season. Check it out

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Let’s Not Forget

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lets not forget
the improvised song

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falling from above when
you stop to meditate

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wings flapping
nervously sounding

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almost metallic
that clear it seems

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lighter than
daylight

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This poem is part of the collection California Notebooks 02, on sale now for the Holiday Season. Check it out!

Ask Me Not

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let me dance
as the millipede
with no thinking

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ask me not to
quit nor to explain
turn the other side

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if jealousy abides
inside as I praise the
sky as the dance floor

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This poem is part of the collection California Notebooks 02, published in 2016 on sale now for the Holiday Season. Check it out!

Almost Gone

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I like to see
things from afar

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to climb hills or
even stairs

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see things in
their right

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importance
little

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not available
for grabs

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me up there
where I should be

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almost gone
totally here

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This poem is part of the published collection California Notebooks 02 Click on the title to get your own copy.

Stand Always

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stand always
at the beginning of things

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keep that attitude
as your compass in life

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you are never at the
end it will never be

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the end of the world
but always for us

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the beginning
of anything new

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This poem is in the first volume of “California Notebooks”.

To get your own copy click here

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Sunny Awakenings

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was dreaming of

sunny awakenings

sweet cuddling and words

few – tight together

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was getting out to say

good morning – gratitude

will not fail me

a smile in spite

of everything

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I will hold

happiness

between

my hands

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