Category Archives: Love

~ A Christmas Connection ~

This quarter, the BeZine is focusing on “A Life of the Spirit”. Come read and be inspired by others who show us that the word “Spirit” comes in many forms, shapes, sizes and meanings. I chose to write a poem … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Family, Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Holidays, Loneliness, Love, Poetry, Uncategorized, Winter | 1 Comment

~ Scraggly Dandelion in a Concrete Crack ~

This month’s theme at the BeZine is all about resistance. The community of artists and poets, seers and doers have come together to show our resistance to all of the madness and badness pervading our country lately. Not just with … Continue reading

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Because we’re ALL Homos…Homo sapiens, that is

I watched a well-done short film recently that gave me pause and made me stop and think about something I’d like to share with all of you. It’s about the nature of “love” and how we express our moral beliefs … Continue reading

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~ To Oklahoma ~

My eyes can’t stay dry, My heart grieves tonight. Like the lashing rain From a deathly dark sky, Hot tears fall, leaden, Grasping, desperate For a light… In the muddied, broken glimpses Of the storm’s aftermath. Ground zero, So many … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Disasters, Grief, Life, Love, Nature, Peace, Poetry, Prose, Storms, Sympathy | 16 Comments

~ Now, Again ~

~ Now, Again ~ I skated the echoed edge of Shadow Country, tonight. Perverse Curiosity overpowered Common Sense, And I willingly walk-stalked my way in… Unseen, unnoticed but not unmarked, (Re)aquainting myself with the current version Of a former flame. … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Friendship, Future, Life, Love, Past Present and Future, Philosophical Ponderings, Poetry, Relationships | 10 Comments

Regarding Friendship and Happiness…

This picture was taken on a trip to Asheville, NC several years ago. The Grove Park Inn Hotel is a fabulous place to visit and this was one of the stones used in their gigantic (floor to ceiling) fireplaces. Indeed, … Continue reading

Posted in Break-ups, Food For Thought, Friendship, Frustration, Life, Love, Nature, Philosophical Ponderings, Poetry, Relationships | 13 Comments

Goodbye, Max

My Heart is hurting today. Today I had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, Max. Max was a 19-year old Manx cat and I had to make the decision to send him to the Rainbow Bridge. His … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Death, Life, Love, Nature | 31 Comments

The Moral of the Porcupine

This is another great e-mail from a friend. I hope it makes you smile as much as it did for me! 🙂 Enjoy! MORAL OF THE PORCUPINE I never knew porcupines were so cute as babies. Good story with a … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Environment, Food For Thought, Inspiration, Life, LOL, Love, Nature, Philosophical Ponderings, Relationships, Stories | 11 Comments

~ Memorium ~

                  There must be a place, beyond the veil, where sorrow has no hold. Where tears become diamonds and life cannot fail, where sadness becomes spun gold. Death, Itself, is neither wicked … Continue reading

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~ Perfection Rejection (or, The Function Doesn’t Fit) ~

Perfection never pandered to reality. Well.  At least not for me. Rather, it is the domain of shadowed fakes; Monarchs of kingdoms of self-deceit. Blinded by the glare of their peacock pretension, unwilling (unable?) to see the cracks or breaks, … Continue reading

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