Category Archives: Beauty

GALE


GALE Tempestuous waves thrash the sullen shore As bloated raindrops plash pockmarks in the sand. The flavor of salt and seaweed permeate the air, Borne on howling, racing winds – The Gale wreaks its wrath.

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Dawn


I was fortunate to be able to spend the weekend by the ocean, escaping the heat wave that enveloped much of the Southern California. Hope you enjoy this ocean inspired Monday’s Poem of the Week from my old files, with … Continue reading

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The Price of Beauty


My VIP visitors continue to take up a lot of my time, so here is a piece from my archives many of you who started following my blog recently will not have read. It remains as relevant as the day … Continue reading

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The Tree


Apologies to all. Due to the 4th of July holiday, Monday’s Poem of the Week is just arriving now. Hope it’s worth the wait, and that you all enjoyed your celebrations. The Tree Memory believes before knowing remembers. William Faulkner, … Continue reading

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Storm Tossed Come I


For all those who are recovering from Tropical Storm Claudette, here is a poem for our Poetry Monday. And for all the fathers out there, I hope you were celebrated yesterday for the role you are playing in your children’s … Continue reading

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The Power of Music


The Power of Music Scientists have long recognized the power of smell; it’s ability to link directly to the old, primitive dinosaur brain, eliciting long forgotten memories, powerful emotions with a single whiff. So what is there about the power … Continue reading

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The Summer Day


With the speed of hummingbird wings, the days are flying by, and it’s once again a Poetry Monday. Summer has not yet officially arrived, but with our temperatures today expected to be 92… The Summer Day(with gratitude to Holy) Who … Continue reading

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Afterlife


Sometimes, when the winds are blowing through the pines, the full moon lights up the hills with its spotlight glow, I hear the owl calling from the trees, and know someday he’ll be calling my name, and I’ll have no … Continue reading

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Memento Mori


There was a time, no more than a few generations ago, when the concept of death was not as far removed from American lives as it has become today. It was a time when family members died at home instead … Continue reading

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Love’s Sacrifice


Approaching the Christmas holidays, I was looking to post an inspirational story, when I came across this one on a site, wealthygorilla.com It’s a different take on the classic O’Henry short story, and one which made me think repeatedly about … Continue reading

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