Mindful

Yellow blooms Vying with the sun Illuminent Ebullient Sway tranquilly aside an Azure waterway Cool breezes Whisper through the trees Lyrical Beguiling Too sacred for moral ears To assimilate Dark water Rimes unfurl slowly Gracefully Melodic Sweet as honey on my tongue Invigorating Fern fairies Damsels and dragons Pirouette A wee dance Flittering from reed…

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What the water gave me

So, lay me down Let the only sound Be the over flow Pockets full of stones ~ Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine, “What the Water Gave Me” This scene and the song lyrics seemed very appropriate to me for this time of year. I live in a tourist area along the Gulf of Mexico. For…

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Out of my depth

I lie in the fine, sandy silt, looking up through the depths of shimmering, spring water. Ripples create an abstract image of broken colors in the sky, and I pretend I am in a Monet painting. The changing light and shifting current, a kaleidoscope of movement, mesmerizes me. I long to stay in my silent, liquid…

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Water totem

After only two Indie Ink Photo Battle responses, it seems that I have a fixation with water. Being that I live so close to the Gulf of Mexico, itself a rather large body of water, it’s understandable. For the IndieInk Photo Battle (#IIPhoto) this week, Flood Gondekowa challenged me with “Sparkle” and I challenged Floreksa…

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Haiku Friday – Fog

Fog seeps through the trees Dancing upon the water Crickets cease their song Trout ripple the lake Beetles filling their bellies Terns chirp approval So fragile the mist Sunlight melts away the dew Morning glistens bright *Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL.

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