For some, home is the shelter of four sturdy walls With memories infused into photo-lined halls Miscellaneous clutter as a cozy centerpiece A comfortable mix of chaos and peace. For some, home is a feeling of safe security With the warmth of a fire and plenty to eat Beloved paw prints etched on wooden floorsContinue reading “Home”
Monthly Archives: January 2020
Tiptoes and Leaps
Life rarely falls into a steady gait On a linear sidewalk, narrow and straight But is a whimsical series of tiptoes and leaps Along precarious tightropes, down hair-raising steeps Across the fast-flowing rapids of water below Springing onto a jagged line of slippery stones Sometimes in this overwhelming, Olympian feat We overlook those brief momentsContinue reading “Tiptoes and Leaps”
Protected: Little Glowing Granule of Light
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Stepping Out on Ice
Quietly stepping out on ice Whispering pleas for a safe crossing Feet slipping, arms extended, palms ready For a swift and sudden fall, Taking deep but shaky breaths In a Herculean attempt to stay balanced. Isn’t life an unexpected skating adventure On a patch of thin, splintering ice? Prepared for a plunge into freezing waterContinue reading “Stepping Out on Ice”