Life’s Too Short

“We only have one life and one body to care of, and we better do it right. You never know what tomorrow may bring and so we better live this life the best we can and be grateful for everything we have.” Novak Djokovic I want to wish all of my readers a very happy…

Tell the Story – Marceline’s Stage Fright

InescapableNowhere to turn but the nowMoon is spotlighting After meeting with lobbyists from various advocacy groups all day, Princess Marceline attempted to sleep. Despite residing in the comfort of her castle, she was entangled in her sheets and unable to rest in her bed as she tossed and turned. In her dream, she was supposed…

FOTD – 11.13.19

Good morning! Snapshot taken in Vegas while waiting for transportation to arrive. Lovely orange blooms give me an energy boost to help me get my day started. ❤

Waiting for the Dust to Settle

“And I know now that all the time I was trying to getout of the dust,the fact is,what I am,I am because of the dust.And what I am is good enough.Even for me.” Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust Good evening! Please forgive me for my absence, everyone. It’s been a whirlwind, and I’ve been…

#OctPoWriMo13 – Rooted in Love

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey A solitary beauty growsin lovely fields where the wind blowsEverred tree provides some shadefor the wild children who played Enveloped by the scarlet rows… Brown branches sometimes house the crowsLove given during fated throesfrom the…

#OctPoWriMo12 – Locked in Time

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul. “ Martha Graham Locked in time, ballet dancer’s grace is lockedMay mystify viewers early in MayWork of beauty requires ample workPower released through body of power Depth of breaths connects to musical depthBalanced and poised, mystery is balancedDaring to dream is in itself daringBlack sophistication hidden in…

#OctPoWriMo11- Walk in Silence

“Take a quiet walk with Mother Nature. It will nurture your mind, body, and soul.” Anthony Douglas Williams, “Inside the Divine Pattern” Walking along a dark countryside pathPath is dimly lit by the fireflies fluttering in the fieldsFields of moon flowers unfurling under the full moonMoon casts a glowing light to lead the way Shadows…

#OctPoWriMo10 – Feeling a Feathery Rainbow

If I ever had the chance to feel the feathers of a… ….Dove, will I get to touch purity? PUREPristinePurifiedEverlasting peaceVirtuous perfectionImmaculate cleanliness“calming influence on the mind” …Cardinal, will I get to touch courage? BRAVEBackboneEnterpriseDeterminationValor, Grit, Heart, BoldnessMental fortitude takes guts“tenacity, resoluteness” …Parrot, will I get to touch excitement? BUZZBrisknessEnergyEnthusiasmBuoyant exuberanceLively effervescence “animated vivacity” …Chick,…

#OctPoWriMo9 – Fiery Forest

“I see fire Burning the trees And I see fire Hollowing souls I see fire…” Ed Sheeran Crackling flames setting homes ablazeAmazon wilderness’ atmospheric hazeCollapsing lungs of Mother GaiaPraying for healing to Her own messiahStruggling to breathe in the only bloom, Constricted by a carbon monoxide plumeDestructive deforestation threatening demise Suffocating life sparking international criesBillows…