Author Archives: looking at raindrops

Swimming in an ever changing world

A few haiku about impermanence.   Rainbow weather Half expecting snow, Because sunshine welcomes rain, What season is it?   Earthing Stepping onto ground, The earth welcomes me back home, Ready to try again.   Spring time aromatherapy Geranium flows, … Continue reading

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Training the Stuck Mind

Stuck in time We talk forever of round in circles, Everything spirals, There is no control, Just fantasy, We don’t even govern the speed, Or direction, This ‘life’ of ours flows on, In chaos, We talk of forever, We talk … Continue reading

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Sunlight: Waking up

  Present The apple tree whispers in the sunlight, The pigeons coo and play, The house rests quiet and motionless, Another cool summer’s day.   Hope A little sad child sat down cross-legged, And opened a shining yellow box, Sunlight … Continue reading

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Painting Loss with a Pen

Painting Loss with a Pen I’ve traded my pen for a paintbrush, Cashed in this ink for the splash of acrylic, Words have not been enough, Enough to contain the winter, The writer, Growth is change, And with change I’ve … Continue reading

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A week of change

Autumn Ambivalence Autumn sweeps us up, Like dead leaves on the pavement, We rejoice at freedom from this cold ground, We shiver and smile, Embrace the chill, On the surface, Deeper down,  We long for sunlight, For the warm nights, … Continue reading

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