When you do not see It coming, it hits you hard Penetrating guards
We each have a choice Between tonic or toxic Thoughts, the Morton’s fork
Forever chasing the medicinal effects of Cali sunsets
Summer presentsA sweet bowl of cherries, savoredOne pit at a time
Mentally exhaustedWe’re physically neglectedIn this together Passing by the timeFollowing the WHO’s biddingFlattening the line RediscoveringA humanitarian’sGenerosity Within our dwellingsOpportunities awaitMake the best of it Let’s get reacquaintedTurn this to our advantageClean out the closets Inspired by Colleen’s 2020 Weekly challenge No. 172, #Poet’sChoice and I spring-boarded from Ritu’s relatable poetry submission.
Just give it another squeeze Extract that last ounce of energy To get all that you need Then relax in 230°
Too good not to share…. As if that wasn’t enough, this kids story is short of miraculous and inspiring. Take a look at the behind the scenes. If you’re 1 of the 43,000,000 previous viewers you could’ve shared this with me earlier you know, but I ain’t mad atcha.
You’re partly to blame It’s been over a decade I’m changing my ways Activated membership With a promise not to quit
Sometimes you have to start over To appreciate what you once had In order to get everything back While learning to move boulders Resist temptations of let’s pretend Sweep expectations under the rug Stuff fears in the closet with a shove Organize thoughts into neat little bins Although they’re my burdens to carry I’d ratherContinue reading “Moving Forward ~ #Poem”
Invigorating The scent of fresh pine, blossoming Under bright sunshine Nature working together Side-by-side to cleanse the mind
A series of tests Measuring circulation Strangling optimism Every fragile heartbeat squeezed Fighting for release and life Inspired by: Ronovan writes weekly prompt #202 Musing: Myocardial ischemia
It’s not a race, so set your own pace One step at a time, choose your days All I need is once or twice a week To know that I will begin to achieve Again, and then go to places I forgot Wondering why it was I ever stopped These aren’t the prettiest city viewsContinue reading “What goes up, must come down”
Opening up my eyes and being alive Covers to keep me warm in a storm Pantry and fridge with many options Family and friends that I can depend Healthy body and mind to strengthen Struggles and challenges to overcome Opportunities to be a better person The almighty that keeps me thriving Freedom and liberty to expressContinue reading “I’m Thankful For…”
H is for… Hearts H is for… Haiku H is… the eighth letter in the alphabet, so I share with you eight heart-shaped-haiku’s. My heart beats for you Every day and night, I give All I am to you Accelerated Heartbeats when you approach me Happy fluttering Whispers in the night Breath tickles and teethContinue reading “Hearts”
The room was small and sparsely furnished. Next to the vertical mirror behind the door I found two hooks to hang my jacket and purse. I spotted a cushioned chair in the corner, so I proceeded to disrobe and stack my neatly folded garments on top of the chair and tucked my shoes underneath. AContinue reading “Relax”