Author Archives: looking at raindrops

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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He Doesn’t Smile

I’ve been gone for a few months, but I’m back! I watched a documentary last week about the Syrian refugee crisis and it made me reflect on some of the news coverage I’ve seen about war and conflict around the … Continue reading

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Sunshine Through My Window

The days are getting a little brighter here and life is stirring and beginning to buzz all around. Out of darkness eventually comes light and out of poison medicine can often be found. I’m trying my hardest to create the light on … Continue reading

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