Reset

Amid the madness that has unfolded How do we stay focused when the world around us is falling apart?”Through the crazy, the uncertainty How do we keep kindness in our heart We walk together into the unknown With a new respect Replace violence with love Vow to protect Each other Our planet, this gift SalvageContinue reading “Reset”

Poised

Poised in the present Between the highs and lows She believed she could She learned to be strong She speaks her story She wears her eccentricity, her madness her individualism Like a badge She is truth She is extraordinary She will survive everything Because she is who she is She is you Photo prompt –Continue reading “Poised”

What we were told not to talk about

It is Father’s Day in the Southern Hemisphere, which prompted these words, along with the writing challenges, the integration of both together became the inspiration for this poem . . . The woman A daddy has gone Don’t tell anyone darling Please, not just yet * A husband has gone A heart is broken AContinue reading “What we were told not to talk about”

What If

What if She took the straight path What if She takes the high road Of twists and turns Teetering on the edge Of her next decision One more step she chose to climb Up hill The climb endless Shadows relentless is their chase What if she turned back She stops At the edge The edgeContinue reading “What If”

I choose life

There is so much to say I can not hear your voice Break your silence Let us not whisper There is no longer any choice * Can I be your voice Share what’s in your heart I speak, I shout, on your behalf Lies and truths I shall impart * On your behalf I setContinue reading “I choose life”

5 days in Darwin

Lucky I am. Don’t I know it, cherish it, appreciate it. I know some of you, in fact a lot of you have lost your mums. My heart literally aches for you every time I read a post about your loss and sadness. I grieve for you, I grieve with you. Even though your griefContinue reading “5 days in Darwin”

Never smile at a crocodile?

I did and I survived Day three of “chicks on holiday adventure in Darwin” Wow what a day. Adelaide river here we come. I loved the drive inland. Only a couple of hours. Great roads, easy driving. Peaceful! It was wakeful meditation. Mum and I head out with to meet Captain Harry, a fervent conservationistContinue reading “Never smile at a crocodile?”

A seed is planted

A seed is planted Growth begins Healthy roots equals solid values We grow our foundation, spreading deep within . The trunk Unwavering solidity Withstanding storms It sways, but it stands strong Reflecting our enduring integrity . The branches Different paths and lessons in one lifetime Diverse journeys, various directions . The leaves are cycles weContinue reading “A seed is planted”

Eclipse

Humans have defined wildlife. When did we become our worlds jury? We declared them wild, a justifiable means to slaughter these gentle beings. In fairness and compassion our planets wildlife eclipse that of humans. The human race extinguish beauty. Animals display beauty, kindness & empathy They give human second chances. Do we deserve it? AnimalsContinue reading “Eclipse”