soul, reflections, poetry

Soulful Waters

Soulful Waters ~ autumn reflections sweet waters to calm your mind bridges to the soul ~ Being near water always soothes my soul, whether a river, lake or ocean. Then add the extra beauty of fall colors, reflections on water, and something magical happens. The colors this year have been extra vivid, bringing out the…

lillies, poetry

Birthday Blessings

Birthday Blessings ~ pistols on alert silken petals call softly sweet whispers of love ~ The lilies are back in full bloom, glowing with vitality and stirring my passion just in time for my birthday. I turn 60 today and am not sure how I feel about it. Thankfully, I have my health and passions…

flowers, beauty, poetry

Flower Power

Flower Power ~ pistils of desire waving petals of passion  beauty lights my fire ~ I’m off to visit my mother and brother in Virginia with limited access to the internet, so I’ll be away from the blog for a couple of weeks. I’m excited to see family, and then start another new job when…

Iris, beauty, poetry

Eye of The Tiger

Eye of The Tiger ~ beware the tiger the eye of beauty beckons lost in your allure ~ Yes, These beauties are called Eye of The Tiger Dutch Irises which are known for their brilliant colors and markings. No matter what we call them, I love the colors and markings on the inner blossom. Beware…

spring delights, poetry

Urban Delights

Urban Delights ~ Urban scenery springtime in the neighborhood brings hidden allure ~           ~ The truth is that I’d rather be out in a beautiful pristine mountain forest, filled with trees, flowers, and running water. But, I’ve also learned to appreciate the urban scenery, especially the various styles of homes and…

tulips, spring, poetry

A Parade of Colors

A Parade of Colors ~ dancing along the square flowers to delight the senses and mend broken fences spring is such a grand affair love filled with magic and flair we hold the joy in our hearts to brighten those darker parts thankful for a parade of colors ~

water, clean, poetry

Clear Waters

Clear Waters ~ crystal blue waters meander down the valley running clear and clean ~ This is another section of the Buffalo River where I went hiking recently and posted the poem about Steel Creek. We are very fortunate to have such a clean river running through much of our state. The Buffalo River was designated as…