Tag Archives: joy

Clearing Vision

I walked along a busy street alone. No one I met felt my needs. My heart was trapped by a remote memory. I longed for a return to my home. I could not imagine how to escape. I had no … Continue reading

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Snow Has Fallen

Snow has fallen thickly in the yard. My children are building a snowman. Birds battle over an ear of corn. Today marks the end of a hard storm. The snow and ice are a heavy burden around me. Their weight … Continue reading

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In the Cold

My life is cold and dark. I am stuck in a dismal swamp. I make slow progress. Without light, I see nothing. I forget my old joys. They are lost in the shadows. I watched a dove fly over me. … Continue reading

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The Rising Sun

Today, I watched the sunrise. I remembered a dawn from long ago. The fading moon has fled the sky again. My eyes reviewed the dome above me. The sky is always beautiful. As a bird called, I looked up. As … Continue reading

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The Walls

I hide my sterile walls with the plants around me. These square rooms are cold and gray. The crawling leaves hide the architect’s perfect angles. I care for them gingerly—they need my love. I have no pets anymore. The responsibility … Continue reading

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The Shore

I travel from a shore of joy               to an ocean of ecstasy. Countless grains of sand meet               endless drops of water. I walk along the beach. When I jump into the surf,               the foam grows thick. May I come with … Continue reading

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Past the Night

I skip through the night again. I have found a wonderful place. My steps are light and I find time to laugh. Good luck has turned to good fortune. I smile today with an infectious joy. I share my days … Continue reading

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