gnarled oak knots fishermen know season’s tides skin aged by the sea This door that I’m sharing with Thursday Doors has so many possible stories.
Eye dawns on beauty seasons merge in a mist sea my horizon This week’s WordPress Photochallenge is Landscape. There is some beautiful photography for you to enjoy by fellow bloggers.
The dream like a butterfly fluttered about not wishing to be caught flaunting its winged victory I grasped at the very edge holding tight to yesterday *** And what dream do you hold in your hands???? The wordpress photography challenge is “Show us something Dreamy“. Come Dream with us: Cardinal GuzmanA Little Autumn Gallery thoughts andContinue reading “California Dreaming… #photography #poetry #dpchallenge”
Comrades come and gather round we have found water in your thirsty ground precious as it is to you we will sell it back it’s true grow your crops or let them die what is it to us if hungry children cry *** Pictures speak 1000 words. These pictures are within miles of each otherContinue reading “Everything has a Price #water #ag #california #poetry”
long days of harvest purple fruit teases the sun hands are stained * purple stained children finger paint the scene shoes off, wine poured ** shoes on, wine poured oak casks now silent not too tired to dance I was reminded of the harvest at a friend’s winery a few years ago. Chevrefeuille’s Carpe DiemContinue reading “The Winery #poetry #haiku #harvest”
Drink up California I say lift your glass high and as you do look the politicians in the eye mismanaged this drought this time around not sure what you’ll find if you run for high ground Drink up California I say lift up your glass for your government needs a kick in the (rhymes with glass)Continue reading “Drink Up California #water #poetry #Californiadrought”
and you as the sun sets on the occurences of today are you putting you little ones to bed contemplating the school year ahead are you checking your records to make sure you have enough flu vaccine reading up on the Ebola scene are you shaking your head at the 26 page syllabus of firstContinue reading “News at 11 #poetry #drought #photography”
Water flows circuitous route off mountains it was a warm winter the river never runs in a straight line * feelings flow never making any sense two hearts spring the river never runs in a straight line * passion flows dawn collides with day heat beads off summer skin the river never runs in aContinue reading “Never in a Straight Line #poem #dpchallenge #photography”
warming up before I pull my steady friend a green Lemonde off the truck bed cinching my helmet snap,snap rolling my neck shoulders anticipating miles of strain my shoes becoming one with my vehicle click, click slow motion forward adjusting gears from last ride muscles groaning over yesterday smile, as I push forward knowing there isContinue reading “Racing Dawn #tourdefrance #cycling #poetry”
oiled plows turned the ground anticipating harvest Once full of life wheat fields clapped their hands cattle gossiped in the stalls tractors slowed traffic we rose before the sun greeting the day’s challenge rusty hinges no longer squeak children no longer milk cows our food is imported The prompt for the daily post photo challengeContinue reading “Things of the Past #agriculture #dpchallenge #drought”