December 14, 2016

Joy is rain’s laughter meeting sun

Bursting into color’s smile

Across earth’s sky

Joy is waves’ sounds lapping

Sand’s toes tickled

Joy is bird’s flights of fancy

In wind’s sweet song

Joy is hearts skipping

Feet singing, voices lifting,

Eyes brightening, hands rejoicing

Joy is lo...

November 15, 2016

Walking the sand

Touched by a starfish

A baby no less

Lying innocently in my path

Trusting me to pick it up

To carry it back to safety

I cradle the little one

It returns the touch

Wrapping gently around my palm

Holding me as I am holding too

I can feel the delicate nature of lif...

November 9, 2016

This poem, Where The Night Sky Begins, was written while walking the beach at twilight. For most people, the show to watch is the sun setting in the west over the Gulf with all the brilliant colors and designs.


I however, am drawn to the later show of light fading into...

August 25, 2016

First written in July 2009 at Jacksonville Beach, Florida 

After writing this, I walked out to the beach and found

what I now know to be a Portuguese Man of War.   

Stunningly beautiful in its otherwordliness.

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Beyond the Real

The World is wide

Beyond the Real All l...

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