My Honey Bee

Like honey the smell of the pink feathery blooms of the mimosaAre my contemplations of your wrinkled brow when I shall weepKnowing already, tender wounds which drip blood, that cut deep Dressings are indulgent shadows of a multitude of kisses laid softTo divert recollections that burden the holes where tears do pourFoulness one tries to … Continue reading My Honey Bee

River’s Song

I hide within her rolling peaks and float with ferns that line the river Playing the snapping turtle's shell pulsating sounds echo in rhythm Scarlet Tanagers singing along with warblers from their thin branches Water moccasins slither like ribbons in the wind close to her long lip Young Blue-fronted Dancers perform a colorful salsa within … Continue reading River’s Song

Pause

my heart paused todaywind took my bright scarf to seaall I saw was you Haiku by Joni 12/31/19 - Picture taken by my husband and best friend OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA - Husband at the Helm

Gratitude

Whispering waters and Loblolly pinesCarolina wrens and Blaze red maplesBreath gave birth to My Father’s earth. Spanish moss and Candleflame LichenDissipate the earthen lands belowWhere My Lord placed kindred beasts. Warming beams creating patinas of colorHoneysuckle and White Butterfly GingerBlooming perfumed color into God’s air. Plentiful harvests adorn tabletops fruitfullyGenerations of seeds germinate family loveRising … Continue reading Gratitude