Movement

To quiet my mind zig zagging through the oh-so-important and meaningless ideas that whip around my brain I sit motionless on the bench, no sounds of people around unwavering, and breathe deep from within again again until I feel the tension slowly dissipate from my muscles, bones, sinew, and mind. Then I become aware there …

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Twilight Bliss

A mural of muted rose to pale gold to midnight blue reflected from sky to water then seemingly back into the clouds. A pair of ducks sits on the color-splashed surface taking in the night sky, diving for dinner. The lone fisherman, snaps his line as he casts into the lake causing a ripple of …

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Lifeline

With an ill family member a plane ride away that little rectangular tool called the Cell Phone so full of need and escape in a hand-held box that I sometimes abhor, (when others are hypnotized and friends engaged in the screen instead of today and engaging conversation) has become my lifeline. I carry it on …

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Embrace Everyday Moments

Life is not remembered by one stupendous event defined by horror or humor or elation. Rather, it is a compilation of moments lived daily, sometimes highlighted by a singular chance occurrence. Embrace each sunrise with an open mind a heart willing to accept the mundane as extraordinary with stupendous times sprinkled throughout. Near the end, …

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Writer’s Block Vanish

halt! no fingers slide across the keys the brain frozen while the mind froths over with hidden lists of work family travel dogs weather work work exercise errands what is for dinner? the heart invisible silent unfeeling unable or unwilling to process emotion coherent phrases complete thoughts but suddenly tangled nonsensical words appear on the …

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