Tag Archives: poetry

Stepping Over The Line

If I step over the line from witty to mean, from sarcastic to cruel, or even obscene. Tell me. If my thoughts wander wide from knowledge to pride, from wisdom to obsession or even repression. Tell me. We know where … Continue reading

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After The Rain

Garden is grinning from apples to tomatoes, smokey skies have changed to blue. One night of rain has polished the forest and pasted smiles on the gardeners too. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Watching Ants

Like mushrooms on the forest floor, houses appear overnight where once deer and birds shared solitude with trees. Like ants single-minded march to unknown destinations we lug all we own from home to home telling ourselves this will be the … Continue reading

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Success

To be where I am, love who I am with and let them love me. To share what gifts are mine and allow others to share their gifts with me. To live in gratitude daily, and be content now. This … Continue reading

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Grasshopper

Forward….not backward, nor sideways. Move forward past what hinders you. Good luck, and blessing rides on the back of those who trust. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Time To Soar

All the poems never written all the apples never bitten all the stories left untold all the love that will never unfold. All the tears never cried all the dreams that never died all the time you gave away thinking … Continue reading

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Humanness

Help those who stumble, feed those who hunger, encourage those who are discouraged, heal those who hurt, walk on the water if you have to but never doubt the power of God and never allow for evil, only allow for … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

Clouds may come, but clouds must go, and they have a silver lining, for beyond them all, you know, the sun or moon is shining. ~Mary Engelbreit  

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Alden Nowlan – Great Canadian Poet

I’ve spent days on the couch with Alden Nowlan, took him to bed, soaked in the tub together and still, I wonder, where is his greatness. Is it in his prolific scribbling or in his disciplined mailing out to any … Continue reading

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Waves of Emotion

Small splash of fear retreats quickly. Gentle movement soothes the moment, then swoosh stability and reason are overwhelmed. Tears saturate everyone in its wake with the depth of her pain as the boat pulls away from the dock. ©2017 Sharron … Continue reading

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Picture Window View

A tiny sailboat floats across our picture window view, ripples slowly disappear, white sails fade into blue. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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