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Blog posts : "beauty"

Spring Visitors

Blossoms of the
creeping phlox, columbine, weigela, and peony 
have come with their kiss of pinks
and are slowly fading

once again
under-staying their welcome.

 

Close Encounters

everyday
for the past two weeks

as I walk by the tree-lined marshy area
where a frog choir often practices
where grasses, crown vetch, yarrow, and 
other wildflowers flourish

a redwing blackbird swoops down
and circles above me several times
three to four feet above my upturned face

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Late Fall's Gift

A few scarlet and yellow leaves cling to their branches, fluttering embers of fall's cool fire. The countryside has faded to its late autumn brown and tan jacket, and when collared by grey skies it makes plain the tranquility of a quiet mind. As our penchant for color and bright beauty finds rest, t…

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Sitting Together

This morning...

I sent my fears into the universe to be transformed into strength.
A lion came to sit with me.

I sent inadequacies into the universe to be transformed into beauty.
A bluebird flew in and perched by me.

I sent my my failure into the universe to be made useful.
A peac…

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Mixed Bouquet

This morning, the three
tulips stretch tall
above the other flowers,

with petals all the way open
I hear them shout "Ta-da!"

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