Tag Archives: Sunrise



Winter awakening.


Sunlight on the

Tree before me

Looks sharper that yesterday.

Steam from my breath

Dances with steaming

Hot drink

As my lips meet the rim,

Expectations met.


Magnolia Trees


The Magnolia trees are

Blooming. The flowers are stirring.

I watch the shades

Of color change on each leaf

As the sun rises.

As the greens brighten so

Quickly in response to the

Slightest touch of light,

As they come to life.

Anticipation trembling from

Root to top in realization there has come


Day to grow.

The squirrels chitter.

The butterflies dance and the

Trees keep company as they do. 

They sing in sweet harmony,

“Breathe. Breathe. Breathe.

Open your eyes and heart.

See. See. See.”

Winter Morning


Writing this winter morning.

Thoughts so flitting,


Coffee steaming,


Snuggled in a blanket looking

Out frosted windows.

The kitty does not know what she wants

Jumping on my lap,

Then down.

I lose myself for moments

Distracted by the sunrise 

Over distant mountains.

On beats my heart a little louder.

Once again it grows stronger.

I recognize my courage.