This category is intended to highlight posts that have struck a sonorous note for me or my readers, or which, either through the living of them or the retelling of them, occupy a particularly special place in my heart.
Incessant, intermeshing gears in play, The fire burns within to stymie fate, Pretense of moving on, yet ever stay. Out-of-tune caliope betrays, Implying that a free life lies in wait, Incessant, intermeshing gears in play. Though hues are bright, beneath there lurks the gray of oil-clogged… Continue Reading “Moving in Place”
I have always been an early bird, creeping out of vacation hotel rooms to avoid waking the family, camera case slung over my shoulder and flip-flops tucked under my arm. I cannot miss the sunrise. I know that the most beautiful moments are fleeting… Continue Reading “Before the Dawn”
The television screen appears to be suspended, as if “afloat” in my crystal goblet. In truth, world events are a bit easier to take, when viewed through the softening prism of a glass of my favorite Cabernet.
Silent sentries at their post to announce the retreat of Winter…an appropriate pic for Silent Sunday.
Pausing for a second at the door, Out corner of my eye, motion in the snow, I stay to watch, foregoing busy chores, The foraging of fawns and bucks and doe. Bearing silent witness to their show at times, I’m blessed to catch a glimpse, unseen,… Continue Reading “Ephemeral”
It’s sad to watch the roaming deer, foraging through our yard for any sustenance amid the frozen environs. Even the bird-bath is a solid block of ice. Holly leaves and bird-seed must suffice. But those eyes….
In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge prompt this week – REWARD, I selected this photo of a hungry (but patient) Zebra Dove, perched table side at the Princeville Hotel Cafe (Kauai, Hawaii). This uninvited member of our party sat quietly until we were done, and then reaped his reward!
A walk in the woods, as seen through the eyes of my Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, choosing to heed my call, instead of romping freely through the leaves.
It rises from the marsh to search for food, Gnawing while enroute on leaves and wood, Undaunted by the steepness of his feat, And focused on the fruit bits near my feet … Continue Reading “Agnostic Iguana”
This morn, I spied a rapturous, red-tailed hawk, She spied me back, inviting me to gawk, Instinctive, sensing I was party to her play, Of stalking stealth, and seizing rodent prey. As fresh-fall snow lay soft and fluffy white, Full-cloaked the yard, clear backdrop for… Continue Reading “Raptor Rapture”
Tip-tapping bamboo sticks repeat motif, Defining complex interweaves of threads Knit red, two white, then three, again repeat In hope it soon will warmly top her bed. A double-knitted pattern turns my head, Though twice the time and focus it demands, For working two… Continue Reading “Double-knitted Symmetry”
Shards of golden rays, Sparkling flecks on feathered neck, Regal oversight.