beautiful simplicity in everyday moments




Rilke’s Thoughts on Love

Whoever loves must try to act as if they had a great work; they must be much alone and go into themselves and collect themselves and hold fast . . . the more one is, the richer is Continue reading “Rilke’s Thoughts on Love”

waiting, the daffodils

Not so long ago, the white, shrouded landscape sharpened and faded to gray-dations.  True, a colonial brick structure seems a welcomed contrast, and even, intrusion.  Beside it, slender, child-like branches, reach upward . . .

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a holiday twist . . .

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas in his sleigh tonight
What elvish antics will occur, last trick before the light?
Many vision sugar plums dancing on their heads
Doing lots of somersaults, tumbling in their beds. Continue reading “a holiday twist . . .”

Love of Pumpkins

In the afternoon sun they huddle,
Glowing amber as October days,
Crisp to sunny, Continue reading “Love of Pumpkins”

the earth is still wild

Unkempt inspiration of the countryside
sea-blue sky sets like a bowl cupping the earth,
one hint of containment on the horizon . . . Continue reading “the earth is still wild”

july blueberries

the ripening of summer
patch a season’s routine . . . Continue reading “july blueberries”

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