Thursday, September 21, 2023

Dance With Me

Free Sunset Orchestra photo and picture
Courtesy Pixabay

Sing me a lover's song
poetry in the street
one that makes me swoon
feel the rhythm of my heart
beat after precious beat

your guitar heats the night
flushed in fiery sunset
singing and clapping
take my hand, dance with me
a dusk we won't forget 


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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Take This Dream

woman dreaming floating in sky nightime meaning of dreams
Artist Unknown








Take this dream
under the stars and moon
have the courage to travel the unknown
create a haven in night's stillness
your soul knows the way

Take this dream
be gentle with yourself in darkness
believe you will reach your destination
let your thoughts reach the unreachable
listen to ancient wisdom in your soul

Take this dream
focus on the desires of your heart
follow the winds of transformation
take time to find harmony within
listen to the songs of your soul

Take this dream
build upon it in the morning light
turn it into something beautiful
share it with those who need a vision
embrace the poetry within your soul

Take this dream, I am too tired....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

Water Drums

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Summer days fade away
the crowns of trees no longer green
at night the curtains dance in the
cool breeze, to a tune of falling leaves

the sea stirs with phantoms deep
why can’t we see the depth of
lost love, the haunting cries of
lives drifting into an abyss of darkness

the water drum bangs out a tune of
spiritual renewal…my eyes are heavy
drifting into a dream…I feel the anguish
of mother earth as the deer heart beats….


In silence I watch a great blue heron
practicing patience in shallow waters
a lone goose takes a young duck and
fourteen ducklings under her broken wing
the sky turns apricot/plum, will she ever fly


wondering , am I dreaming a feather falls
looking heavenward, I  see no bird…
I pick up the feather chanting in a tongue
learned in another dream

the feather grows into more feathers, then
a wing, body, legs and a face take form
a shaman stands before me…. I hear the
roar of thunder overhead…feel the rain
upon my face…NO not more rain, I am
weary from all the storms of life…

falling to my knees, I cry until the stars
appear…charting my way out of this
realm… I sail into the morning light

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author's note:  There has been a lot of rain here
lately and I am feeling the storms of life.   

Monday, September 4, 2023

What's Going On

courtesy of Pixaby





What’s going on you ask
every day it’s something new
some find salvation in a flask
the wildest tales ring true

What’s going on you ask
some days I wish I knew
everyone is wearing a mask
gate of truth hard to get through

Don’t let it go, let’s keep it alive
Let’s rock n’ roll, with each sunrise
Don’t let it go, let’s keep it alive
Let’s rock n’ roll, so we can survive

What’s going on you ask
yesterday, the moon wasn’t blue
finding answers not an easy task
weary soles, seeking the perfect shoe

What’s going on you ask
today, it’s the wanderings of my mind
seeking the light, a moment to bask
there’s still so much beauty to find

Don’t let it go, let’s keep it alive
Let’s rock n’ roll, with each sunrise
Don’t let it go, let’s keep it alive
Let’s rock n’ roll, so we can survive

 written for  newwhatsgoingon
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Thursday, August 31, 2023

The Way You Sing the Blues

Free Heart Blue illustration and picture
Courtesy of Pixabay

You’ll always be in my heart
you've been there from the start
there's something about you
maybe, it's the way you sing the blues

You’ve got me on the move
come ’on we got nothin’ to prove
come’ on we got nothin’ to prove

Your melancholy tone touching my soul
sometimes my dreams are out of control
tonight, the rare full moon is rising
tell me love, what’s over the horizon       

You’ve got me on the move
come ’on we got nothin’ to prove
come’ on we got nothin’ to prove

dance with me under the moon- glow
we’ll sway to the melody warm and slow
all this thinking of you, makes me blue
perhaps, the clouds obstruct my view

You’ve got me on the move
do my tears leave you unmoved
do my tears leave you unmoved 

You’ll always be in my heart
you’ve been there from the start
there is something about you
maybe, it’s the way you sing the blues

the way you sing the blues
the way you sing the blues
the way you sing the blues

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author's note:  I think the blue moon has put me in a melancholy mood

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I was able to see the Blue Full Moon for a few brief moments

Monday, August 28, 2023

Rare Blue Moon

Free The Night Full Moon illustration and picture

I anxiously await the super blue moon a rare sight amongst the stars.  Will the sky be kind and lift these heavy clouds that seem to hover? Illuminating the heavens to see the bigger picture far beyond reality. Welcoming the creative side of my thought well, my words flow in free form.  

Under the blue moon one can dare to dream in the sacred places of the heart.  Become the voyager of the seen and unseen.  In stillness listen to the spirits of light and abandon darkness.  There is an inner story waiting to unfurl on the wings of night.

Once in a blue moon dreams really do come true! Do you believe?

Owl hooting
magic and wisdom are yours

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Super Blue Moon

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Chasing a Dream

She headed out early on a hot and humid summer morning.  Yearning to experience the rush of the mighty Niagara Falls.  She had sent him a message to meet her at the Fallsview Casino.  Maddening thoughts racing through her mind as she navigated the busy highway.  Would he show up?  So many lost opportunities.

Suddenly, the clouds grew dark, the radio warning of a fast- approaching storm. Traffic holding its breath,sky a tense diaphragm. Her heart rapidly beating, she tried to control each inhale and exhale. Perhaps, this wasn't the best of plans.  The clouds exploded with pounding rain, flashes of lightning and roaring thunder.  Clenching the steering wheel, praying to the heavens for this one dream. To see him face to face, heart to heart, breath to breath.

Surely, this storm-chase would pass and bring sunshine and an arc of hope.

written for dVerse
hosted by Kim - Writing 144 word prosery
including the following line in the story.

Traffic holding its breath,
Sky a tense diaphragm’

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Barefoot in the Rain

Free Barefoot Feet photo and picture

Have you ever walked in the rain
feeling pain
Would you wish those gray clouds away
for today
Could you sing songs of summer fun
on the run

dreaming of you and the sun
drying salty tears from my eyes
loving you is hard to deny
feeling pain, for today, on the run


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hosted by Laura

writing an ovillejo on the theme of rain 

That was an interesting form - not sure how I did