I am Your Canvas

Green-eyed canvasGerminates from wild sparksLit by tributaries you draw on me Red the lily of the IncasYou flow through me like theAmazon from the Andes mountains Orange clusters of lifeSurrounding me as pleasuresArouse flesh with hot touches You are the center ofMy tree where life is fed byThose tributaries you draw on me

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The Poet’s Tender Heart

love, a raindrop, a snowflake, or the uniqueness of the flight of the leafmoon shades of green bringing forth a canvas within the ocean’s kelpsongbirds sing for both you and me underneath the power of the same blue skyblack keys suit the music of your mystifying and powerfully winged wordswhite keys that are jealous are […]

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Sprinkle of Gold

a trail of love springs forth with morning gloriesas rain disperses drops, on steaming, searing sandtemperate waves leave kisses on briny shoresalike a ring placed on the ankle of a new bridemoonlight is tasting the glitter of dusk in Valenciaan artist captures musical notes and the heartsof women dancers, on canvas, his wife, and one […]

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Wisdom From Heartache

the in-between time held out her hand and offered hopewhispering my name through her honey and lavender breathhovering beside her were hummingbirds and white dovesjoyfulness bled blue, my heartbeats held in a glass treasure boxhanging from silk threads, like cotton candy, around her long necktaking her hand, she flew me into the realm of the […]

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Leaving Again

memories of White Lake, pour over me like a cloud shedding its fluidthe lake of glass, glistening in the sun, reflecting silent laughterlooking at your toes underneath this cooling mirror, I sighthe rough wooden pier that stretches out, as a second summer daycalling my name, like a silk scarf longing to feel fingers touchingmusic lingers […]

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Haiku

benches of stone stilllion gazing upon earthsweet the breath of God By Joni 02/25/20

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White Doe

I took this picture of the statue of Virginia Dare in the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, North Carolina.  She was the first person of English descent born in North America.  (See below to read more about her history) Virginia Dare was part of the Lost Colony located on Roanoke Island, North Carolina.  The sculpture, created […]

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Sunshine Blogger Award II

I am both honored and humbled to have been nominated for the second Sunshine Blogger Award. I was pleased that fellow blogger, friend, and talented young woman, Akanksha Singh, AKA Bulbul – My Bubble, to whom I affectionately refer as “Bulbul,” was the one that nominated me and I am very thankful for this opportunity. […]

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