Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. ~Jack Kerouac, On the Road I have long been captivated by colors so much so, I keep a […]
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child a long, long way from home. ~Paul Robeson There are times I feel disconnected from everyone, the odd man out standing in a crowded room watching from an obscure corner as everyone else mingles and, I imagine, connecting at the soul level.
Once upon a time when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated. ~Terry Tempest Williams I have not heard the song […]
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~Ernest Hemingway I like to write with different colors of ink. Thoughts flowing from my brain through my fountain pen onto unlined paper helping me discover who I am. Today’s color is a favorite. It’s called cayenne. To me, […]
To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears. ~Octavio Paz Few things are more peaceful than the calming surf of the ocean at sunrise when the waves from distant lands, waves traveling from the abyss gently caress the sandy shore while singing […]
Sitting on the porch of our Belize vacation cabana, I find myself happy we decided to pay the incremental price to have our main door open to the ocean. It’s the type of place I have long fantasized about living. Somewhere the crashing of waves would be the alarm clock nudging me from slumber. Somewhere […]
Hallelujah, Grace like rain falls down on me Hallelujah, And all my sins are washed away ~Todd Agnew, Grace Like Rain There are times my soul hunger’s, a ravenous beast that can only be quelled by an encounter with God. I prefer these encounters to be in a house of worship. Intellectually, I know an […]