That Greek Blue

My blog ...postcards, musings and observations on life

Where the wild things grow

They always find a way, A way to make their presence felt. They push through They climb They clamber They hang They hover Like a mischievous child peering through the safety of parental legs At first shy and reticent… Until noticed… And then it’s all bravado Reaching, stretching, creeping Demanding attention. Amazingly, they know how […]

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Cherry Blossom in Spring

 Under a Yoshino Cherry tree I sit in the park Waiting for the first sign of spring For a touch of pink to burst forth from a gnarled winter For a glimpse of Crabapple, Dogwood, Cherry and Magnolia perfection     She arrives in a cloak of blossom buds Blinding me with her intensity…   Her […]

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Stairway to paradise

Stairs… A step to somewhere Leading me to another space Another place They beckon me to follow Up, up and up some more To a greater place A hollowed space Some stairs lead nowhere But I climb them nonetheless For they promise a journey Perhaps to paradise? Some stairs lead down And down and down […]

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The Music in Me

Round, like a circle in a spiral Like a wheel within a wheel The music in my mind plays on Painting pictures that only I can see. It’s the drumming of my fingers. The rhythm in my ears. The movement in my head And the beat at the door to my soul My feet don’t […]

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The allure of the Sea

She pulls She pushes She splashes She teases She beckons She cajoles  As she leaves trails of droplets  and laughter She’s generous, And like a cat with a mouse She leaves behind her, Wet and bedraggled treasures She’s warm and inviting Never  sleeps And always has the last laugh   She cavorts joyously along the […]

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