beautiful words, Gertrude Jeckyll roses, quotes

First to flower is, ‘Gertrude Jeckyll,’ the perfect English Rose. Shy, lowly, oh so lovely is this Cinderella of the rose garden.  This royal is a bower Queen vigorously climbing the wall in search of light. Perfect scrolled buds unfurl into glowing, pink blooms that tower and droop. Crush a petal or linger. Inhale her […]

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free verse, heart and soul, light, love, lyrical prose, memoir

Breaking Dawn

Sunlight breaks through an open window Sneaks across the floor From the near distance, trills a lonesome melody The Magnolia, a holy stage   A  solitary bird performs a serenade, Close your eyes Sweet darling, dream awhile   You’re a fool to cry   Let my notes carry you High above the treetops Far from […]

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music

Ella

  Queen Ella inspires my writing. Her sequins, satin, and sighs, to the way she wipes her brow. The swing of her head. It all mixes into a bewitching shot of seductive appeal. What’s not to love about Young’s score, ‘Stella By Starlight’, Ned Washington’s lyrics, and Ella’s sultry swoon? An ‘endless spring’ or ‘Stella […]

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dreams, heart, heart and soul, love, lyrical prose, writing

I dream you in the dark. This is where our love is found. In a place, as far away as moonlight, is where you touch my skin.   Your hand slips into mine.   I can’t let go. You are the one who lifted me up; the one who left me on my knees.   […]

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