Tag Archives: joy

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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Time I Spend

Water flows down the street. I have cleaned my car for a date. I would like to make a good impression. Its shine will show that I care. Having the freedom to laugh, I can get ready to see the … Continue reading

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Progress

Have I progressed far enough? I walked through the day in safety. My joy is palpable. I was very hopeful. I felt alive and truly free. I see no illusions ahead. I hear no discouraging words. I am at a … Continue reading

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My Heart is Alive

My heart is alive with love today. I long to share it with a special friend. Can I show that my yearning runs deep? I strive to paint a poem with my emotions. I retrieve my pen and start to … Continue reading

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The Weather

The weather this evening is pleasant. Clouds glide through the sky on a breeze. The fading light never dampens my spirits. When I find weather wondrous like today, I begin to notice all the beauty around me. Every day increases … Continue reading

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