Panda Play

Panda Play ~ emerald forests flowing with tasty bamboo and pandas at play full of boundless energy spark childhood delight and joy ~ I’m grateful to Tania Marie (friend and fellow blogger) for letting me use this beautiful image as inspiration for writing a poem. Tania is a creative, sensitive soul who has deep relationships…

Healing Harmonies

Healing Harmonies ~ Here are my contributions to Colleen’s lastest weekly poetry challenge using the photo prompt above. I decided to write both a tanka poem and a short story. If you’re inspired to play along, here is the link with instructions and suggestions.  Happy writing. ~ melancholy notes vibrated the forest air with hypnotic…

The Touch of Grace

The Touch of Grace ~ a cool breeze blows tickling my face and hands the wind a gentle caress like the touch of a lover she soothes my body softening the rough edges a moment of stillness brings peace and gratitude thank you sweet grace ~ Since I haven’t been out hiking much lately, I…

Summer Dreams

Summer Dreams ~ vibrant petals glow alive with the scent of love feeding summer dreams ~ vibrant petals begin to fade and gardens begin to recede the life energy withdraws storing energy in the roots like nature, I turn inward focusing my energy within quiet on the outside but alive with potential waiting, storing, building…

Soul Spaces 114 – My Secret Garden

Soul Spaces 114 – My Secret Garden Secret Garden ~ a quiet whisper from past to present roses long faded memories alive with the scents, sounds, and sights flowers buzzing with activity birds nesting in branches trees reaching for the sky all planted with great care the bond remains rooted despite the pain of loss…

Comely Clover

Comely Clover ~ simple red clover tiny edible blossoms beautiful delights ~ I find nature endlessly fascinating. This beautiful flower is a close up image of a common red clover blossom. The red clover is an edible legume found in much of the midwest and the northeast US. It is commonly used as food for…

Bumblebee Bliss

Bumblebee Bliss ~ bright yellow sirens calling the bees to come feast on liquid sunshine ~ Fellow blogger Yeka, from IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE blog, wrote a fun post today about perspective. It reminded me, in a fun way, that we have the power of perspective in choosing how to approach each new day. I’m…

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi ~ fanciful colors freaky fungi growing art nature’s mystery ~ This was a fungus I found growing along the trail at Lake Fayetteville, I have no idea what it is, other than beautiful and mind-boggling in it’s array of colors that looks like an abstract painting. Any fungi experts who can identify this…