Tag Archive | aging

Tis Naught But Tattered Cloth

Such an over-worn tattered cloth, edges frayed, many miles hard traveled stretched and straining to carry its burdens, keeping safe and protected precious things small rips and yellowed with stains it is weary, yet refuses to be unraveled .   Such an over-used tattered cloth, silent companion, doing its job as expected unfailing and uncomplaining […]

Appreciate Moments

Complaint Feigned objection Woefully busy days Filled with necessary tasks Painfully soon they fade away Lamentation Sleepless night Racing minds query Thoughts loudly waking thinker Shockingly and suddenly comes stillness Imagining Unscheduled day Nothing needing doing Just sitting without movement Sadly those days are approaching Seeker Of silence Place without people Less meeting or discussion […]


portrait painted with pigments permanent pencil lines placed precisely hardly perceptible under paint proof of persons once powerful presence posed and poignant pity how pigment fades, powder upon parchment, passing away. sketch scratched with shaky uneven stroke slicing slashes of charcoal scrawled on sullen surface showing strength and serenity through struggle and strife sad how […]

The Growing

Planted side by side by happenstance not a vast great plan, rather naught more than coincidence the seeds were scattered and blown by wind and ours grew roots not wings. Individuals Planted side by side growing begun fed by struggle and laughter, watered by occasional salty tear fragile shoots stretching toward heaven side by side […]

Eyes Cloudy

Sitting, leg bent, drink in hand, pensive. watching the clouds drift on breeze silent pondering the path ahead through cloudy eyes that hold back the sadness of too many changes at once. I was something once, someone, worthwhile the who I am wrapped in being a mother, a wife I could see my¬†worth in those […]


wings meant for free soaring upwards toward all that awaits wings to lift gently far and away forwards toward things unknown wings to hover circling the familiar remaining briefly before moving on wings protecting from looking back promising better things lay ahead wings given by those who love them willingly with adoration and hope wings […]

Dancing Together

Dancing together to lyrical tune duet sung, spinning and twirling in haphazard steps with the intensity of a love newly sprung. Dancing together to familiar prose in tune, holding and parting in perfectly counted time with the comfort of a love reaching its June. Dancing together to difficult changing score, struggling and reaching trying to […]