Category: vacation

Lower Countries

shivering, wet winter’s rippling, sharp gale sheep graze, as I gaze watching, wondering imagining life, here place of reclamation, of old masters, new impressionists quiet life, here, wide fields lined traced, in water photo and poem © by DC Lessoway

Muggy, Day’s Break

sandy reverie, aside a calmed sea, muted, salted breeze cleanses reason, churns away troubles, responsibility distant, indistinct lies home, as here, apart from reality, is peace poem and photo © DC Lessoway


my breath, caught time’s strident march seconds or hours, lend no aid to define when again I’ll see those eyes of burnt sienna, smile luminous, inviting, till my love, there, on high photo and poem © by dC Lessoway

Morning March

Strolling mythical lanes before citizens waken my singular step echoes hastening my mind to ponder visualize, conjure throngs of foot soldiers in rank and file, anticipating battle sweat and leather and dusty sandals sharpened swords, lances, shield, behind their families weep, wonder in months,…

To Be Paris

oh to live here, enveloped by art, history, seeking each corner, unearthing why the greats found her light roused the creative spirit, why nations desired her jewel in their conquering crown, why lovers, in first blush, to honeymooning, to the eternal abiding, all with…

Vibrant History Just Beyond Reach

humanity’s ceaseless swarm saunter, carouse, pause deepens stony paths adding less history than innumerable, vivid, representations each a still-life, moment, a we where there kept distant in memory close in heart photo and poem (c) by DC Lessoway

Maui’s Manumit

to step off the plane is being enveloped involuntarily assimilated into her sultry arms robust, fragrant trade winds scour mugginess away, also amble her beaches attentive to surf’s rhythm as it fades sandy footprints, then break off to heed sol’s submerge in watery horizons,…