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Road to Solitude

(Photo taken my daughter in Banff, Alberta a few years ago. ) One steadfast resolve Searching for quiet spaces Where mind can feel peace Moment found in calming lake Leaving is such sweet sorrow     (I indulged in borrowing … Continue reading

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Suzanne’s On The Road: Inner Happiness/True Contentment

  Stillness of moment Gentle clouds of contentment Nature’s offering Reflection of inner peace Senses calm, love speaks softly         Suzanne’s Challenge

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On The Road Tanka: Embracing Wabi-Sabi

  “Wabi-sabi is an intuitive appreciation of a transient beauty in the physical world that reflects the irreversible flow of life in the spiritual world. It is an understated beauty that exists in the modest, rustic, imperfect and even decayed, … Continue reading

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Pic And A Word Challenge #105: Veil

  Shadows engulfing Scenes of radiant beauty Darkness descending Rippling inner storms unfold Unveiling truth to be told   Patrick’s Challenge  

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #50: Voice & Watch

  Watching mesmerized Feeling ocean voices roar Light peeling layers Too timid in the darkness Dawn’s truth satiates senses   Colleen’s Challenge

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Suzanne’s On The Road Prompt

The prompt was to find spirituality in a menial task which can be referred to as “kitchen haiku.” My menial task was letting go of my mental to-do-list and savoring the moments that may come.  After a holiday, “reality” strikes … Continue reading

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On The Road: Being-in-the-World

Suzanne has asked us to write about our experience of being-in-the-world in “an entwining of perception and objectivity”.    Eyes touching colors Ears capturing vibrations Nose perceives stardust Senses alive beyond mind Heart savors moments of joy   Suzanne’s Challenge

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