Fortress

The ancient oak spread devotedly             Her massive and protective arms Just above the slow-moving, water blue. For more than a millenium she had watchfully             And eagerly provided a safe shelter for                         All of nature’s friends she loved and knew.  Rough was her etched bark and strong knots              Which lived intricately woven within                         The network of … Continue reading Fortress

CALMNESS

Quiet was my stride as I gently felt the earth give beneath my small feet. Tranquil was the pond that lay before me, no fluctuation in her tacit flow, Splendor lay within her serene existence as I tried to relish her view, What life might be flourishing, or singing, underneath her cover blue? Tall ornamental … Continue reading CALMNESS

Flowers

The thick white petals of the Magnolias spread their unhindered scent, While the nearby Honeysuckle dances a duel of fragrance from its vine. Blue and purple flowers of the Morning Glories open up to say your mine, For their buds awaken each splendid morning by rays of new sunshine. Yellow dandelions compete with grass that … Continue reading Flowers