I stem from all that has been created.
I carry with me the legacy of life that has come before me.
I have been unearthed by the dryness of the land,
While the threatening heat of the sun tries to defeat me.
But my strength is limitless as I must maintain my beauty.
For you, I continue.
I continue to be the carrier of life,
The force of what moves you in ways which you struggle to understand my purpose.
It is my complexities that amaze you.
I am the source of what feeds your need for beauty, for life…
I nurture souls that have been depleted.
I comfort and protect you in ways you sometimes overlook.
I inspire your words that turn into prose, paintings and photos.
I am the mirrored reflection of your strength and tenacity.
I too, am life.
I thought I would share an original piece with you today. The photo was taken yesterday during my nature walk. For the past few months, I have tried to really enjoy the simple things. You’ll be surprise how much is missed because we take the simple things in life for granted.
Today was such a long day for me. All I wanted to do was go home and just relax and maybe write a poem or two. I thought I would keep it simple tonight. The above photo is of my little notebook where I began writing poems in since 2002 along with two other books of poetry. In 2002, I got a very special fortune cookie that I taped to the folder of the notebook to remind me to…