life, poetry

Nature is Being


Tre and I observe nature
from our back patio

His eyes veer upward
To the bare branches of a tree

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life, nature

Views from a Morning Walk

I took a camera with me on my morning walk with the dog. Thought I’d share some of the simple Florida neighborhood sites.

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The sun is coming up on a quaint little front yard setting.

Below is something we commonly see on trees here.

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poetry, writing

Model Tree

by Lori (L. Virelli)

Like a sage, peaceful and still,
it stands strong and silent,
exuding confidence.

Flexible arms bend
in the winds of storm.
Sometimes they crack
or break away.
No worries.
It eventually grows more.

Its rich fullness blows away
but returns even more luxurious,
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