Fostercare Fortnight

Originally posted on Rainey’s blog:
I don’t usually like to share my story on being in foster care, but if it is going to help raise awareness and break a stigma then I feel it’s 100% worth it. So I got put into care when I was only 10 years old, I’d had quite…

Paradise!

The air is dingy again, the noise rises, strange days found us in paradise.   Thanks to Jim Morrison for the line “strange days have found us in paradise.”

Bottom Leaf

Originally posted on Roth Poetry:
In an everchanging world, I find myself struggling with the way in which things are moving! Life goes on whether I want to come along or not. As I watch the struggles of social groups and see the injustice that has long plagued our country’s history, I wonder where we…

Natural wonderland.

I look at my little garden patch, with its traditional green lawn trees and shrubs, cute wendy house and vegetables; then I imagine what could be done to build a more natural garden, with better water holding capacity, to help save our huge big beautiful tree; with a seasonal wetland for the waterfowl, lots of…

Sleepytime, time…

Time is ticking away fast, towards the wee hours of the morning, when life springs forth, work calls, the birds land in the big tree admiring the pink tinge that slowly leads the sky to grey then blue, while the birds chat and I rush. Frustration sets in as ideas evade me and the cursor…

Patterns of being.

Birds dot my lawn, with the odd squirrel, scurrying mindfully about.   Each bird bobs to a different, yet complex patterns of being; some hurrying, chasing, some lying, wings outstretched drinking in the sun’s rays.   Some pecking at unseen seeds in the grass, others still, eyeing the surroundings, calling in soft laughter.   Other…

Communion.

The clouds came down low for much of the day dropping rain periodically. with rainbows and sun in between, but the air was cold and still, even the cars in their desperate rushes seemed unsure; all waited drinking in the raindrops; was it Sunday without spiritual communion yet again, or was it just this very…