Introspection

Finding Words

Finding Words

“It seems as if the right words can only come out of the perfect space you love.” ~Ellen Meloy I generally find the right words, my right words, are either about a space I love, about a favorite destination, a topic about which I have passion. Or, they come from being physically present at a […]

“Locked and Loaded”

“Locked and Loaded”

“Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won.” ~Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War My country is flirting with yet another war, another escalation of disagreement to the point that the fat and old send the fit and brave to die. Yet again is it the cowards in high office, […]

Loneliness is a Sign

Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. ~Rupi Kaur It wasn’t until I was alone that I was able to conquer loneliness. Living alone, immersed in extended solitude, allowed me to…forced me to face my fear of being alone. In doing so, the fear vanished. Solitude became a trusted friend. I […]

Summertime

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. ~Heyward & Gershwin The year is 1/2 over as is the glorious summer in the Midwest. Yes, it can be sweltering. But life is abundant – birds, flowers, trees, green of all shades, flowers in full light spectrum dazzling the eyes. People are also in full bloom smiles enjoying […]

Red Rock Blood

Red Rock Blood

When traveling to Southern Utah for the first time, it is fair to ask, if the red rocks were cut would they bleed. And when traveling to Utah’s desert for the second or third time, it is fair to assume that they do, that the blood of the rocks gives life to the country. And […]

My Siren Sings For Me

My Siren Sings For Me

Man is dream, thought an illusion, only rock is real. Rock & Sun. ~Edward Abbey The longing bubbles up every year or so, more frequent as I age and understand the essence of love lofted on the quiet voice of my siren. I have been trying to turn a deaf ear to for months now […]

Heart Preparations

Heart Preparations

My heart spent a lifetime getting ready for you. All the false starts, jittery journeys, crushing endings were preparing it, softening it to be ready to recognize love in you, to be able to hold your love gently, to know your heart was sufficient for me, to have a heart free of doubt, free of […]

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