“You Take My Hand”

  and in that gesture satisfy my dizzy, naked need, spellbound as spent leaf whose golden moment has no hunger left but blissful floats mid magic flutter back to earth.

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Fish Fantasy

Fish Fantasy Upon this beach, the people saunter by. Idyllic children play at water’s edge. The warm wind blows its foam into my eyes. My heavy heart sinks silent from this ledge. But, lo! my body; buoyed by the salt, forgets. My mind now slips its bony cage. Free floating, spiny blob.  I’m fish, default…

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“Some Steps”

Photo: Ginny Hale Meredith “Some Steps” Some steps I’ve taken, there was sharp ascent into the unknown where the foolish tread. That journey, once committed, brought lament. Cold sorrow with some tears that pathway led. Some steps have pushed me inward, glorious, to better heights than I had known before. Yet, even so, my soul, tempestuous, has not avoided…

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This Red, Red Rose is Out of Place!

“This Red, Red Rose is Out of place!” One does not leave a rose mid sandy beach: Perchance, a seagull dropped it here somehow? As much as I might like, I cannot stretch nor will I bend… or to your logic bow. Oh, No! This dying rose is out-of-place! It needs some dainty green and…

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“Ol’ Christmas, 2015”

“Ol’ Christmas, 2015” Ol’ Christmas appeared today. Her hurrah hangs,  loose and sluggish. Her spindly legs are shaky. She, wilted, has her say: “Life’s so unkind to disrobe me; a ‘beauty’ in my day with all my twinkling baubles and gems. Yet, I know I cannot stay… Remember me and be done with it!” You,…

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