Sometimes when I stand on the rocks, the water is gentle. The sun throws splashes of daylight stars to tickle my feet. Other days, the water is playful. The breeze laughs, blows bubbles around my ankles and knees, pretending these small waves can topple me. On darker days, the water churns by swiftly, and it…Continue Reading “Riptide”

Life exhausts us. We move and go and think and feel until we can no longer stand. Forces pull us. We move this way, that way, every direction until there is nowhere to turn. All inspires us. We breathe, consume, absorb, devour all that is until sweet muses demand release. But words fail us. We sit, we stare, we doubt, and delay until the…Continue Reading “OctPoWriMo Day Three – The Blank Page”

Well, here it is…October first.

When did that happen?

At some point during the last few weeks, I think I decided to give the OctPoWriMo challenge a try. But seriously…thirty-one poems in thirty-one days? I don’t know… But I do know that it’s been far too long since I flexed my poetry muscles, so now is as good a time as any to jump in.

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After a hard day’s work, there is more. Years of days have been spent at work… challenging, demanding, rewarding, exhausting, physical and emotional. After a hard day’s work, there is more. Years of after works are spent at another job more education, seminars, workshops, meetings, workouts, the things required to sustain or progress. After a…Continue Reading “FTSF – After a Hard Day’s Work”