Little Lake Sunapee

Little Lake Sunapee The Summer of ‘22 Gently cloaked by morning mist Wisps of white float upward To the warming sun They swirl, dancing on the surface Leaving shimmering ripples to move across the lake The mist bellows as surface water evaporates Into the cool autumn like air Nearly obscuring the distant shore. Little SunapeeContinue reading “Little Lake Sunapee”

Finding Life’s Balance

Struggling to maintain composure Despite a morning of frustration Feeling outdated By today’s communication tools By customer service disappointments By System Error After System Error By lack of human interaction Lack of human compassion I go to the lake I gaze at the water still rippling As it has all my life Still reflecting theContinue reading “Finding Life’s Balance”

Truth Told in Kindness

Communication is complicated When we are one to two years We learn to talk But communicate . . . We come out howling oftentimes We gurgle with pleasure at mere weeks of age We smile and bond with others We grasp fingers with our tiny hands And we howl Not always communicating with clarity ButContinue reading “Truth Told in Kindness”

Old Friends

There is a certain comfort Found in the company Of those who knew The younger you. The laughter shared Comes from a deep well Of memories shared. The admiration felt and received Coming from a time of Potential and promise With resultant questions, “Have I disappointed?” “Have I met expectations?” Coming only from within ArisingContinue reading “Old Friends”

The Divine

To discover the divine Seek within the mundane Pay attention To the opening of your soul Recall moments of wonder, joy, delight, awe Raindrops Individually tumble through the sky Hitting the water with a splash And a circle Ripples Moving out Bumping against others Individuality released Joining into the lake More drops fall from heavenContinue reading “The Divine”

Independence Day!

Celebrate independence, freedom Feels a bit contrived this year So much threatens our nation Infighting, violence, politics, greed, disease Nevertheless, we have survived worse For deep within our nation Are planted Seeds of democracy The aspirations of freedom, equality, life, liberty And the pursuit of happiness Remain woven into the fabric of our union OurContinue reading “Independence Day!”

Image~Reflection

Beautiful Tranquil Peaceful Unreal images of reality The reflection of the sun Shimmering on the glass surface Of the early morning lake Is exquisite The silver sparkles spread across the water Flickering as tiny ripples emerge The reflection of the sun is beautiful But it shares no warmth The pine tree stands sentry at water’sContinue reading “Image~Reflection”