who is responsible? for me… and there is no blame to lay… early the birds chirp. have you ever heard a grumpy bird? not me… and there is no shame today… all ready to plan my day… all these baby steps, these horrid thoughts shed…
(woah, guilt, back off, this is space to spread cheer… your not welcome here…)
my greatest joy to date are all the wonderful people i met at the homeless shelter… witness women struggle and that was the place all my depression and anxiety was shed… found spiritual friends, our souls, a union… our lives, a chorus sung, entwined around a root cause… all else is ignorant complaints surrounding insecurities… playing arrogant games, leveling up our status on the backs of others… who we rise to shout down… how do we think we are better to shine as a star rather than a fellow man? this me, has gleaned wisdom, to spread my cheer…
i no longer look outward but inward and there peace resides and all the world’s negativity slides… i become the stairs to climb and reach my hand down… help my sister find her contentment… buried beside her self… she cries… the bird dead… he shivers… quietly i revive each… not in revolution but in finding solutions and working towards a common goal… no angry bird survives. no angry person thrives…
you breed strife in anger… let the melody ring… freedom is a just cause… a mind at peace is priceless… so sisters join hands and the homeless find a home in my heart.
but a post led me far away from where i was mentally….
and i decided to turn a corner and explore…
unbeknownst to me
with cotton candy skies
and lollipop swirls
of sunshine and stars
made to twirl
in minds of gold
born of old
i entered paradise
a galloping unicorn.
Smile 😊 and laugh because the world needs love ❤️. And hope.
of your thoughts
words outline my back
once buried under desert skin
Weekly Photo Challenge
Another person doing his thankless job and keeping all safe on the slick Chicago streets. This post is for those who do their job, not knowing who is noticing their hard work, “Thank you!”
Weekly Photo Challenge
These boys turned camera shy…
A recent trip to Chicago brought final death to my dslr camera. I fell first in Boston in October 2017 and ruined my zoom lens and then fell near Chicago’s Oriental Theatre… oh my face in the crowd! That was the final blow to the camera body. Possibly mine. I finally figured out it was the boots and since have thrown them into the garbage. They cost me much.
My 10 years of photography is possibly over. Undecided if i will buy a new camera since i use my iphone more often for pictures. The iphone has advantages like less bulk and no changing lenses. While limited in many ways, especially zoom.
In the end, discovering paint means i may do less photography. Transition produces many emotions. Am i ready for this?
you closer to
my heart strings tight
around your body, strum lightly
you inherited the chive patch
picked blossoms fail to seed
saving you time later from unwanted guests -so
fill a jar with rice vinegar
bathe the purple buds
in time, pink flows
covering life in marinade
saucy joy splashes high
above the growing grass
menial tasks put off another day.