I will not

I will not lie and suggest it doesn’t shock Change is so subtle that it goes almost Unnoticed in the familiar, your  body to Which I am as accustomed as to my own Moves around me, its faultlines evident and Marked just as the wrinkles that drag on Mine mock my mortality so that it…

Precious

via Daily Prompt: Cherish Cherish life, appreciate love, Worship, if you must, all that Lies before you, the golden Treasures of each lovely day Cherish memories, appreciate Everything you are given, The moon, the river, time as it Passes, like the waves from Shore to shore, all this is Precious, hold it close to Your…

Revival

Some six months ago, I shut down one of my many blogs, Observations: Lest I Forget  and transferred much of its content to this one. I fully intended to put new content here and leave the …Lest I Forget site to history. Truth is, I have a lot about which I wish to opine, and…

Stalwart hearts

Strident hearts, stalwart hearts, Hearts as flighty as a deck of cards, capricious And whimsical, or hearts as devoted as the proverbial Doves, sincere as life-long fidelity, sentimental but not Lost to sentimentality. The heart, a muscle, often stands in For love. It is represented as an organ of desire, subject To the arrows that…

Hearts and flowers

Can it be that the heart, a muscle, is an Organ of desire? When it stands in for love, does it help Us recognize our best selves, and find a soul mate? Does the heart understand that love is better than Lust? Are there hearts less choosy, easier to seduce? Are some more finicky, like…

Sad refrains: a sextet of songs from the heart

Brilliance in a moment is a flash, It blinds like sunlight after darkness, Scintillating but not scorching Cool light blue with promise Diamond-hard and crystal-clear Simple like days following night. I who do not want for words, scratch for answersRuminating on the mundane, wistful over the everyday,The ordinary tears at my heart, teases my pen,Haunts…