Category Archives: Water

Writing primarily expressing the element Water – emotions, love, sorrow, grief, joy, connection.

Bubbles

You blew your bubbles into the air The sweetest love heart Shimmering there That morning was perfect Beyond compare Just seeing you Hovering there Your wondrous bubbles floating so high The songs that you sang Just like a sigh Our … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of Time

She was acquainted with the loneliness of time And though she did not speak of it, nor Dare to sing its saddest songs She knew it all along And on the seashore, at the pier She can hear the seagulls … Continue reading

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Breathing

Breathing underwater is hard Keeping cool in a heatwave even so Holding till the moment the right card Making them want more as you go Equilibrium is brief Balance so eludes Time’s a wretched thief Reality intrudes Breathing underwater even … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon

Late afternoon along the pier I found a wondrous silence here And everything became so clear This perfect moment In this perfect year Such luminous clarity was mine I felt the touch of the divine And in my hands a … Continue reading

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Accustomed to This Farce

With apologies to My Fair Lady… I’ve grown accustomed to this farce It almost makes the day begin I’ve grown accustomed to the lies From fake beguiling eyes The smears, the snark, the bite, the bark Are second nature to … Continue reading

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Be A Storm

Be a storm in my life she begged I have lived too long In quiet solitude My shutters drawn Against the weather All its forms And so now I grow weary Of my comfort And I yearn For the storm … Continue reading

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Winter

Winter falls He walks alone Down pathways known Only to him Snow blasts Across tired eyes Blinding, dull Deep surprise Rugged up In animal skin He holds the cold Deep within Winter falls He walks alone Down pathways known Only … Continue reading

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Mother Moon

Mother moon Tending to her children Aquatic Steady gaze Nurturing Chaos into life Dark into light This wonderful night Mother moon Softly avenging Cruelty Of man here On ancient ships Searching for life Blinding their sight This wonderful night Mother … Continue reading

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Forgotten Afternoons

Sweet forgotten afternoons You don’t recall But pressed within my memory book I see them all The way the light fell Through the leaves Upon your hair And the messy, noisy children Running everywhere And how you’d say “This season … Continue reading

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Journey

Each year it turns This ancient world My boat is tilted Toward the moon’s hopeful light There is land in sight And there is comfort This good night I am aging Like the wood Of this sturdy boat My bones … Continue reading

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