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Forty-two Spirals Around The Sun

Me the poet dreaming my dreams, you the artist creating new scenes, me dissolving in desperate tears you holding tightly, dispelling my fears, we jumping into improbable things learning new patterns and finding our wings creating our world and living … Continue reading

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Winter Wardrobes

Winter is on it’s way. . . Evergreens wait patiently for cold weather, their trendy green tips accenting darker winter wardrobes. Maples, finding nothing new to wear, choose to spend winter naked rather than wear the same thing two years … Continue reading

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Warmth of Kindness

I place another dry fir log onto hot coals in the wood stove, I am warmed and filled with thankfulness for a tree once dead and seemingly useless that fell one windy night across our power lines. Hydro was there … Continue reading

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December

When winter winds are piercing chill, And through the hawthorn blows the gale, With solemn feet I tread the hill, That overbrows the lonely vale. ~Excerpt from Woods In Winter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807-1882

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Ring For Love

This bell sat on the top of a grave stone. It stopped my heart for a second. Who, why. Should I ring the bell for them or for me. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan  

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It’s Time To Live In Peace and Harmony

The war to end all wars didn’t. Still wars tear people and countries apart. Why are we so slow to learn how to get along, how to share and take care of the beautiful world we’ve inherited. It’s not about … Continue reading

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What Connects Us To Another.

A handmade bag I carry while visiting the eye doctor. A young man sitting in the waiting room notices and comments on it. We chat about where I got it, how handmade is always so beautiful. We laugh, smile, connect. … Continue reading

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Endings

Last ray of sun kisses my forehead, vanishes behind cedar trees. Chill suddenly inspires me to go inside. I’ve nibbled the last pea, and sour blackberry of the year. October and the garden are finished. So am I. ©2019 Sharron … Continue reading

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There Be Fairies Here

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep, Tall trees of peace their vigil keep, And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world. ~Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

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O Canada

Taking care of our planet is not an option. Buying locally produced products is the best place to start. I prefer Canadian made even though they may cost a little more. It’s worth it to know what I am buying … Continue reading

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The Mushroom Bursts The Sod

Then sleep the seasons, full of might; While slowly swells the pod, And rounds the peach, and in the night The mushroom bursts the sod. The winter comes: the frozen rut Is bound with silver bars; the white drift heaps … Continue reading

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Fall in Mixed Media

Fragile leaves drift from darkened branch, a tear drop cloud skims by, one feather clinging to mossy mound as I walk past with a sigh. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Living The Simple Life

The easeful days, the dreamless nights the homely round of plain delights The calm, the unambitioned mind which all men seek, and few men find. ~ Austin Dobson

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Reading Nature

Lectio Divina in Nature Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen How many can you find? ~Lew Welch Lew Welch, Ring … Continue reading

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Free Hugs

So much anger in this world, so much greed, so much unhappiness. I wish I could do something that would help us all be neighbours again. Would you like a hug? ©Sharron R. McMillan

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