Wake Up Dead

One day I received a text reply from my friend and it said, very simply, “Take care of yourself or you’re going to wake up dead.” Wake up dead. I laughed it off at first but then I started to reflect on those words and what it meant. Wake up dead. Just imagine that you…

Travel Bug

Oh, how she wished for the time to come that she could go instead of dream pack her bags and fly off to see and be part of an adventure taste and touch treasure hunt dive headfirst into the blue-green surf find a cabin in the neck of the woods spend the morning hiking and…

 Dazzled and Reflective

I read a poem the other day sent to me by a far away friend and the words etched themselves into my heart let me be dazzled, absolutely dazzled and then reflective by the beauty of the things I see the tiny fireflies lighting up my sky the big brown eyes that twinkle with sheer…

Margaritas And Music

Here I am, sitting in a chair A woman is putting color in my hair just like Mema always did I’m carrying on the tradition ain’t no gray gonna give me away I already had my coffee dipped a cookie in the cup  listened this morning to all the greats those deep. rugged voices of…

PAUSE

​He asked me why I paused  holding him breathing a whisper in his ear to relax I met his eyes and said “There is purpose in the pause meaning in the rest a sacred space  between this move  and that” He shut his eyes and let out a breath I felt him  finally give in…

Trick And Treat

👣💗 Inspired by Paulo Coelho: “It is easy to be a hater. Go for the difficult task: be a lover.” There’s a trick she’s still learning  the hard way But years ago, she wrote a simple prayer in a poem ” Let my heart be broken torn into pieces bring me to my knees Let…