Category: Gratitude

It is, what it is

Recently, I was laid off. A shock of course, I was deeply invested in the position. It was a position of leadership and working not only with a staff, but also for a community. Quite a fulfilling job. No ill will finds my heart…

White Boxing Day

graceful snowy wafers cascade imbuing the warm dichotomy of winter’s brutal chill hands at the neck clutching soggy coats tightly, dashing about, Christmas spent in want, in return, in exchange in time, in time, in time car, bush and road blanketed abode safe, packing…

Search!

find within the anger, humor find within the despondency, hope find within the grief, joy find within the distraction, focus find within the disgust, belief find within the fear, assurance find within the disapproval, agreement only because they choose to go give their life…

Rise

flittering glints on skin hushed, aside blood’s rush in the ears, munch of gravel echoing bird song reoxygenated, dewy air ambrosial mix of sap, earth enlivening, invigorating weaving, entwining, mingling freeing the mind to meander the unvarying past the rousing moment the differing future…

Quietly Beautiful… My Canada

born in her ninety-seventh year how I’ve seen her strive, fail, grow leaders great, lesser, petty tried their stamp, impress their will yet she shined though it all her people, from the spirit of aboriginal humanity to the immigrant seeking, hungering a better, sheltered,…

Solitary

in thought, in coveting an abiding resolution, in contemplation of the world at bay of humanity this ostentatious pane frosted, aloof, melancholy fixed, rigid, unchanging garnered fifty-two years of pained wisdom, wishes the window’d open, to be infected by some gregarious being, allying me…

Love vs grief vs joy vs bliss

Love vs grief vs joy vs bliss as I sit here dredging my soul for words comes the upwell from my heart to salt my cheeks all in mining sediment for sentiments conveying my truth expressing profound love of my wife, her forever changing…