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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beautiful words, compassion, fiction, strong women, writing

A View From A Window

dropping into another scene~   Roy’s arms reached for her and he whispered to no one. They existed in two worlds. A pane of glass separated him from his reality and Ella. A Sarah Vaughn song lulled his thoughts: ‘Lover Man.’ Meanwhile life went on. He knew this truth. The kids needed new shoes, Jacqueline […]

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beautiful words, dialogue, heart, love

and I don’t remember much about us. Not the season that we met. I hope it was spring. I thought I was just another girl on your list. Did you keep a list? You were kind. I don’t recall our kisses in the dark. I do. I still see your face. Dark eyes narrowed as if […]

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beautiful words

and when you are uncertain, return to nature. Pause. Sit within silence. Listen. Hear the rustling stir from beyond the forest’s edge. Savour. Drink up the beauty that she has beholden to you. Yes, my darling, ‘Life is beautiful, indeed’.

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