As a child I stood by a rusting fence, Waiting for you to walk out your back door. There’d be a flash of while against black suspenders, And you’d be out the door with your metal cane. I’d stand there waiting to hear water run, Hiding behind leaves so wide they hid my face. You’d … Continue reading A Prayer For Green- Michael Erickson
Such are these steps of mine, That take me from edge to edge, As I walk six feet distant, Acknowledging your existence with a wave. From the edge of my porch, To the end of this paved road, And beyond to a wide open world, So now is Nature within my sights as I am … Continue reading These Steps, This Mind- Michael Erickson
Lay me down upon grass so sweet, Beneath these singing poplar leaves. For my bones cry lo, bring me home, I wish to feel this earth so green. Trickle of water carves through dirt, As we laugh at such gnarled roots so deep. Throw your worries upon this leaning fence, And chase me barefoot through … Continue reading Beneath A Poplar Tree- Michael Erickson
"No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as any manner of thy friends or of thine own were; any … Continue reading Light in Dark Times: Meditation 17 – John Donne
I have misplaced my courageous spot, Somewhere between here and the ground rumbling. Peace has long since fled these confined and ever worsening conditions, How much longer will the days last? Wherewith has my gumption gone to, As I lose sight of this chosen path? My life has lead into a ravine if darkness, Where … Continue reading Breath Nature’s Peace- Michael Erickson
It’s Saturday morning. My favorite morning today. I love all the mornings but Saturday is a wee bit special with her wide open arms of nothingness. Nothing expected. Nothing due. Nothing required of me. She just wants to hang out and let our feet wander where they will. wind cold on my face spring not … Continue reading Clover Field, by Donna Matthews
By Charles Robert Lindholm As I make my wishes for Christmas 2019 - the best gift after a wish for world peace and the love of my soulmate and family is for a lifetime of friendship with you!!! WISHING YOU THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL - SPENDING CHRISTMAS WITH THE ONES YOU LOVE I WISHED … Continue reading MY CHRISTMAS WISH – 2019
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the wind in the willows softly bathes me in light and I breathe in a deep sigh for something wonderful is amiss . peace For this series of poems, I am inspired by the “Fruits of the Spirit” found in the Bible. I am only allowing myself one minute for each poem, so its … Continue reading Peace by Liyona
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