The Joy of Aging

The second cup of coffee sipped quietly as the morning light strengthens and we stretch out the stiffness. A leisurely decision about how to spend the day in creative pursuits nary a worrying about time-clocks and meetings. Freedom to choose when mundane tasks are done anytime between now and never. Shared memories with loved ones only to discover that we […]

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Almost Open

Do we have the courage to open our doors to receive the unknown Do we have the courage to extend a hand of compassion with risk Do we have the courage to learn of past sins shrouded in deception Do we have the courage to probe our beliefs pursuing truth and justice   The RDP # 46 – Open prompt […]

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Transition

The fading importance of prior achievements fall golden from trees once productive. Catching the soft autumn light to glimmer their glory or as a finale to what was.   I’ve been doing some reading of books of poetry and some books and blogs on writing poetry. I was excited to read a useful explanation of using metaphors in poetry posted by Björn […]

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Autumn’s Tug

An almost perceivable shift of focus, gentle push from a cool breeze, a Lake Superior blue sky, a slowing quiet saying it’s time To turn south. The memory of autumn hues, scent and sound of earth moving towards hibernation etched upon my mind urging me to stay One more day.   Jamie Dedes posted her Wednesday Writing Prompt with the […]

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