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Reborn

Death is not final all is reborn, Transfigured, delivered – a brand new form. ©Sharron R. McMillan Advertisements

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Daughters As Neighbours

Takes time to reshape from mother to neighbour, from daughter to neighbour. Each aware of the need for fences and gates that define a healthy, happy neighbourhood. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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The Little Seed

In the heart of a seed buried deep, so deep, A dear little plant lay fast asleep. “Wake!” said the sunshine, “and creep to the light.” “Wake!” said the voice of the raindrops bright. The little plant heard, and it … Continue reading

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Literary Writers

Literary Writers write other people’s words, use successful people’s names, recall famous people’s opinions. In other words, to be considered a writer one must parrot well what has already been written to somehow prove one is well read, clever and … Continue reading

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Wild Rose

It May Have Thorns Like the flower you gave me and the words you chose so I give my love as you gave me the rose. Though it is not perfect and could cause you pain for its scent is … Continue reading

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Nosebleed

Life blood flows out mouth, nose into soaked red rags, bleeding my future, clotting my past, scaring me into solitude. Who wants to be around bleeding hearts, sad mouth breathers who can not help themselves. It’s stopped. Throw out the … Continue reading

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The Moment of Change

The moment of change is the only poem. ~Adrienne Rich

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Sunday Praises

Praise You my God and my Father for chickadees who chatter happily as they feed on seeds you’ve dried for them, for the smell of wild roses and alder smoke in the morning, for happy chickens busily laying our breakfast, … Continue reading

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Our Garden of Eden

It’s the Garden of Eden after the fall, with beauty, beasts, mosquitoes and all. We weren’t content with perfection back then oh how I wish we could do it again. I’d stifle those voices of discontent that wooed me and … Continue reading

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Soon Enough

When, when, when? When all we want, all we need to hear, what we hope for, what we fear. By the time we’ve found other things to do, other things to wait for, other words to hear – soon enough … Continue reading

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It’s Spring

Tears from heaven wash the trees, then blow dry with a cooling breeze, while chickadees and sparrows sing telling all the world, “it’s spring” Once more the woods are painted bright, the day goes on for half the night, Mother … Continue reading

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Eagles

Eagles speak to me of spirit, my father, strength and power, being above the mundane things of this earth, seeing with eyes of spirit. My spirit always reacts when I see or hear eagles. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Dear Rachel

We still have flies, mosquitoes and ants, invasive species of unwanted plants, though chemicals fail to eradicate we’re closer to your predicted fate. Fifty years after you wrote of your fear DDT’s gone but Monsanto’s still here. Now we have … Continue reading

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Why Trade

You trade your trees for a view, green for just a bit more blue, muffled forest for city clatter, quiet walks for telephone chatter. You’d rather have a black-top street than wild flowers at your feet, a perfect  world without … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Anticipation

Tweet, twitter, Instagram, call, text, web cam – get it done, see it now, never wait, don’t know how. Envision, dream what you desire, watch tiny sparks light a fire. Half the joy of wanting is the thing that seems … Continue reading

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