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With July’s record-breaking high temperatures here, it’s been frustrating and – truth be told – rather depressing to watch flowers in my native plant garden wilt before reaching full bloom and then turn end-of-summer brown without setting seeds. What happens, … Continue reading
First fire, then calm hues. Look to the sunrise this day. Hope dawns for us all.
Don’t turn your head and dab your eyes. Face square the scene, then raise your cries. Such treachery we must defy, prosecute and rectify. The People’s House they desecrate. Within its halls they defecate. Seditious cowards’ acts of hate true … Continue reading
tear gas, shattered glass; bloodshed, no shred of honor. Winter in my soul.
Justice is blind, though inherently judgmental. My verdict awaits. COVID culls with dispassion guilty and guileless alike. dVerse MTB: Jisei (Japanese Death Poems)
Bella went to heaven today. Now her worry wrinkles will unfold. She will take well-earned peaceful naps and wake the angels with her snoring. She will bow down and wiggle her butt in the universal “let’s play” gesture, And other … Continue reading
Today is National Voter Registration Day in the US. Are you registered? To check your voter registration, go to https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote . There you can “learn if you’re eligible to vote, how to register, check, or change your information,” and find … Continue reading
[Flashback #4 is my re-posting from a blog I wrote several years ago about my struggles with depression. My purpose in revisiting the “old” me is to remind myself and any others who care to read, to “claim the positive energy … Continue reading
Day 29 of NaPoWriMo. The prompt, edited for succinctness: For poet William Wordsworth, a poem was the calm after the storm – an opportunity to remember and summon up emotion, but at a time and place that allowed the poet … Continue reading