Tag Archive | families

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 […]

Flying

Flying – racing upwards towards infinity endlessly reaching heavenward – hopefully. Flying – stretching wings wide and gliding effortlessly moving farther away – growing. Flying – gaining altitude and swiftness even as they stumble in weakness – testing. Flying – away from us and their childhood looking back briefly to reassure –  soaring. Flying – into […]

Loud as Silence

Funny, how loud silence is… quiet on the surface as a glassy pond smooth, cool and peaceful but look closer, constant motion revealed.   Funny how loud silence is… the sound of it roars in my ears the clock tick heartbeat each breath magnified, echoing coldly.   Funny how loud silence is… that single thought […]

Ocean’s tide

Our love echos ….the oceans tide ……..wave after wave ………..caressing the shore ………….rough in storm ……………gentle in sunshine ……………..always renewing cycle ………………..never ending rhythm ……………………it continues relentlessly ………………………renewing itself forever. Karen Quinn 2013

speak to me of love…

speak to me of love, let it show in your eyes, that I am different let it show in your voice, that you respect me. speak to me of love, let it show in your posture, that you choose me near let it show in your conversation, that you feel me equal speak to me […]

Wings

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 […]

At The Wake

Rumble of polite conversation fills the hall Whispered memories and quiet reflection Between friends and strangers come to call There are even laughs at a shared recollection Strangers now familiar in loss saddened by it all Waiting to honor this lost life missing her affection One person ties them together in their grief As though knots in tapestries weave now binding […]