Category: Health

Study Poems and Seasons – 2

This post continues from Small Study Poems and Seasons – 1.

For this post, I reviewed my Archives from September 2020 – December 2020.

window in my study
trees and sky
through the seasons
and years

the view changes
and yet the same
more to learn
and a place to read
and rest

September 30, 2020

sun and wind
some gold leaves stay
on the tree branch

October 31, 2020

all a day can hold
sun and shadows
on the wood window frame
above my desk
in my small study

November 22, 2020

new light
in my study
waterfall

light
from
a small
window
shines
down
on wall art

From November 23, 2020

late December
sky and snow on trees
the same color

branches outside
my window grow
in different ways
people we hear from
once a year

From December 29, 2020

God be merciful unto us, and bless us;
and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

That thy way may be known upon earth,
thy saving health among all nations.

Psalm 67: 1 – 2 (KJV)

Thank you

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Monday May Walk

I had a note to mail, and Karl walked with me to the mailbox at the end of the road. Then we walked on another road. I am still weaing my winter coat with big pockets. Karl wears a Spring jacket and gloves. We both put an extra face mask in our pockets. We have face masks in the car and I carry two in my purse. Easy to take care. Sunglasses outside always, as directed by my eye doctor. We both are fully vaccinated.

We saw ferns growing through gravel by the side of the road and in gardens, hyacinths, and daffodils. Beautiful forsythia. A few people outside to work or go for a walk too.

Interesting to see seawalls from the perspective of the road, and how the work took place. Everyone together.

Bright Spring day. No hurry for warmer weather. As Karl would say, Lake Michigan creates a “microclimate.” Cool Springs, short Summers, warm Autumns, and long Winters (for blogs and books).

Take good care. Be safe and well. Karl and I often say, we have made it this far with COVID-19, and we are going to continue on a good health path.

The lake levels are still quite high, and there is no beach. Yet the seawalls are beautiful and protect properties. A new time to continue to learn, in many ways. Grateful.

sun through a window

sun through a window
falls on the green plant
reaches the earth

I have been watching some good programs. I’ve always enjoyed biographies, memoirs, and stories about creativity. The American Masters series on PBS is interesting.

There is the context of history, past and current, the large events. And also personal history. For example, how place and health affect and shape art.

Two examples of programs I watched are about Twyla Tharp Choreographer, and Flannery O’Connor Writer.

Art, Poems, Hope

Every morning, I look forward to seeing and reading poetry. I began this post yesterday.

sometimes
the window
frames a picture

and other times
one small branch
is the poem –
ever green and a blue
background

Photos I select may reflect today, or look forward, or may be art that I simply think others would enjoy as well. An artist may be just beginning to publish, or may have a few followers or a thousand or more. Sometimes I can see that someone is staying with a theme, and trying new ideas. Or I can see how different artists create with similar themes.

For now, words are the major part of my days. And I have other ideas if I ever cannot read and write. Creativity will always be there in some form. Always hope.

There are new study window and kitchen window poems here every day. Some get written. So many ways to be creative. Thank you.

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Christmas Story

Yesterday, I reread the Christmas story from the Bible.

I also read from WinterSong: Christmas Readings by Madeleine L’Engle and Luci Shaw. This year I wrote a new post about WinterSong: Classic Book.

Two of my poems:

holiness
and humility
Christmas

Quiet Christmas Poetry

different voices
create new songs
harmony

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