cherry blossoms, spring

Downtown Delights

Downtown Delights ~ cherry buds bursting soft pink blossoms are glowing a dazzling sight ~   The cherry blossoms were in full bloom this week. Walking around our historic downtown square, I was in pure delight enjoying their delicate color and aroma. Multiple cherry trees at each corner of the square were in peak spring…

spring, sing, poetry

Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine ~ fading frost and cold birds announce their sheer delight farewell to winter early flowers bursting forth marks the season of rebirth ~ This is my entry for Colleen’s latest #Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. The idea is to create a poem (in any form) using synonyms for the two words Spring and Sing.…

flowers, poetry, photography

Flower Lover

Flower Lover ~ roses are red violets are blue my garden is dead and I’m missing you ~ grand feasts for my eyes memories of former glories flowers, buds, and butterflies alive with grand stories ~ with your spring arrival come water, magic, and light nature’s colors gone viral I shall revel in delight ~…

children, joy, hope

Awesome Stories 385

This week Awesome Stories brings you the gift of children. The Gift of Children Anyone who is a parent knows the joy of children and the miracle of life. Looking at babies and young children, we see the innocence and joy that is our birthright. Children represent our innocence, born in love and potential. We…

spring, love, poetry

Spring Fling 3

Spring Fling 3 ~ your beauty a siren song I fling myself at your tender buds lost in alluring aromas heady scents cling to my body my senses burst open filled with the scent of lust I surrender to your charms ~ Spring continues to astound and delight me with her festive displays. New life is…

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 ~

flowers, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 357

This week Awesome Stories brings you diversity, flower power, and hummingbird magic. The Power of Diversity  Intolerance of ambiguity is the sign of an authoritarian personality. ~ Adorna Elif Shafak explores the power of diverse thought in her TED Talk. I love how she starts her talk with the question “Can you taste words?” The…

dolphins, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 354

This week Awesome Stories brings you the medicine of music, giving, and nature. The Medicine of Music Music washes away the dust of everyday life from the soul. ~ Berthold Auerbach Robert Gupta offers a very passionate talk about the power of music to heal. In his own life, he was wondering how to choose…