Almost May

What will May bring? Flowers Hikes Walking in the Woods Snaps and Naps Cleaning out the cupboards, the windows and glass Blue Skies and Butterflies Birds of all colors and songs Late nights, sunsets and stars Early mornings before dawn Thoughts of creativity at its best A bird’s song awakens me like a poem or a […]

Last Day of Februar

  I can’t believe that outside my window, the forsythia and yellow daffodils are blooming, the grass is greening and the wind chimes are chiming; There should be snow on the ground and the plants should be hiding, instead we have Spring in the middle of Winter; I’m quite confused and concerned for the plants, […]

October Morning

The sun has not risen; I peer out the Window to see the stars flickering high above in the darkness; The house is quiet and cool; My mind wanders in this moment and to the day ahead; A hike awaits – Somewhere in the Western North Carolina Mountains. The Fall foliage is beginning to peak and […]

The Essence of a Tree

To capture the essence of a tree is a lifetime journey for me; It’s beauty and size are magnificent; It’s soul can be felt in its shadow; The touch of its bark is like a thick layer of skin that protects its heart within; The branches long and winding reach high to the heavens; Longing for Sun, Water, Air […]