I don’t consider myself a master class poet but I do enjoy grouping words together from time to time when I am inspired.  Here are a few examples:

October 26, 2019

Missing the love of my life.  Trying to capture the feeling with words.







July 30, 2018

Walking to work the other day, I spotted an old tree that captured my attention standing against the backdrop of the breaking dawn.  I couldn’t resist snapping a picture.  Later, I felt compelled to garnish the image with a few inspiring words.





The tree in me




April 17, 2018

Inspired by spring bulbs poking their way up through the thawing ground after a particularly cold spring, I wrote this poem.




A flower’s notion



April 11, 2016

I got a little down yesterday when I considered that no matter how much time, energy or resources I was investing in mom, she was not going to get better. The human side of me said, “why keep trying.” The Spirit inside of me thought otherwise…







March 5, 2016

I wrote this poem amid the rapid decline of my mother’s health and her unexpected confinement to a nursing home.  It was, and still is, a family favorite.




Favorite Words