Butterfly, hope, Inspiration, Joy, Love and Light, Mind, body and spirit, Mystery, Nature, Peace, Poetry, Rebirth, Renewal, Voice of nature

ODE TO JOY – THE BUTTERFLY!

Butterfly

Within the warmth

Of the garden

Softened by breezes

You come one by one

Dance and flutter

Amongst the brilliant hues

Mesmerizing

Enchanting

Dressed in your colorful clothing

Delighting and exciting

As you dance

Silently in the wind

Within the rays of light

The child watches

Captivated by joy

As she

Sees the beauty

And the treasure unfold

Before her eyes

 

 

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FALLING INTO YOU

Falling into the arms

Of you

Entranced by your words

That flow from

The crystal fountain

And onto the pages

Your charms

Your voice

Renders the creative muses

To dance

To sing

To soar

Within

Capturing moments

Into words

Creating picturesque elegance

As she gets lost within you

Losing moments within time

As the words echo

And come forth

Fast and furious

As the pen moves

Freely

Enjoyment within the composing

Singing and dancing

With the words of her muses and with you

Behold creative wonderment

She falls into the arms of you

Entranced by your words

With joyful elated freedom

When she does not try

The wonderment of expression

Dances within her

Words spoken by the muses

Come forth to her

And flow into her hands

Like a blossoming flower

Upon the pages

And all she has to do

Is to fall into

The arms of you

And let your bliss-filled voice

That is like no other

Cascade within her

And to just be

With the love

She knows and

Adores

 

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THERE’S A PLACE

 

There is a place

Where you are not judged

Where you are always welcomed

Where someone always listens

Where you can play like

A child without rebuke

Where company is plentiful

Or if you prefer solitary reverie

Where mountains are endless

For climbing and exploring with wonderment

Where you can wander

Through adoring meadows, vibrant wild flowers,

Tall grasses and meandering valleys

Where you can rest by babbling brooks, running rivers, or serene lakes

Where majestic eagles

And valiant hawks

Soar and dance within the blue canvas

Where trees dressed in many hues wave hello

Where troubadours

Nestled within the trees

Delight

Where the whispering wind soothes

Where endless wonders simply exist

Where you can meditate and become one

Where ancient wisdom and knowledge can be sought

By watching, listening, hearing, touching and smelling the spirit of the wilderness

Nature in all her Glory and Grace

Nestled within the light of the world

Is where the path to the true self begins……….

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CHESTNUT STALLION

Upon a chestnut stallion

Glowing in the rays

Across the plains

They ride

His mane and her long brown hair

Flow freely in the wind

She is alive!

Upon her chestnut stallion

Freedom

Runs through her veins

Refreshing air

Soothes her

She is alive!

The hawk and the eagle

Call to her

Carrying her

Dreams and prayers

To the realm of

Divine grace and beauty

Messengers

She is alive!

By the water’s edge

Gazing upon the

Wilderness

Untamed melodies

Echo within her

As her chestnut stallion

Restores

For the journey

Visions of days past

Whispers of white smoke

Rise from distant times

Charm her

Sweetgrass, cedar and wild sage

Flutter around her being

Cleansing and comforting

She is alive!

Her chestnut stallion

Carries her deeper into

The expanse

Dancing prairie grasses

The hawk and the eagle

Her guides

Trotting along the

Canyon’s edge

She gazes

As dusk comes

Luminous hues

Red, orange and purple

A glow before her

Shadows of hawks and eagles

Appear

Upon the walls

Of the canyon

Imprints of time

Slowly they glide along

In wide wonderment

Taking refuge

Along the majestic

Creation not made by man

Before them

She is alive!

She builds a fire

Focusing her gaze

Mesmerized by its beauty

As the stars glitter like diamonds

Within the indigo sky

The fire crackles

And warms

As the cold of night descends

Covering her horse

With its cozy blanket

They rest

But keep vigil

She is alive!

She rises

In dawn’s delight

To the call of the hawk

Soaring above

Along with her beloved eagle

For she is the

Master of her own destiny

Her freedom

Her independence

Her humble life

She is alive!

Upon her chestnut stallion

They are ready

Together they fly onward

Across the plains

Mountains aglow

Before her

Lakes, rivers, brooks and streams

Appear

A vision of blue and white hues

So pristine like crystal

Verdant hues of green

She is alive!

The stillness

Of the lakes

The babbling brooks and streams

The rushing rivers

Green hues

Encased in light

Astound her

Quench and soothe her spirit

She is alive!

Together they ride

In rhythmic time

Noticing every

Array of wonderment

She is alive!

The Master of

Her own destiny

Her peace

And happiness

Days and nights

Meander by

She is alive!

Then behold

Sierra red rock

Cathedrals

Enshrine her

Upon the path

Inlaid with pools

Brilliant blue

Cascades of sparkling white water

The hawk and the eagle

Circle is wonder

Above her

She is awestruck!

She is alive!

Her chestnut stallion

Stops

Admiring

What his eyes behold

Then

A most humble vision

His copper skin

Illuminated by rays of sultry light

His long black shiny hair

Blowing gently in the breeze

Upon his head an eagle feather

His beaded buckskin leggings pristine

Like his moccasins

Holding his peace pipe

With gentle sacredness

She and her chestnut stallion

Follow

By the crackling fire

They sit

While her chestnut stallion

Restores in the moonlight

He shares stories

Of nourishment with her

Under the glowing stars

He bestows her

With bundles of

Wild Sage, Cedar and Sweetgrass

A soothing stone of turquoise

For it is a Master healing stone

Wrapping his pipe

With sacredness

He places it before her

With grace and humility

She thanks him

Then

He disappears

From her vision

Awestruck

In the stillness of reverie

By the crackling fire

She waits

In dawn’s light

She is alone

With her chestnut stallion

And the gifts

Upon the blanket

The hawk and the eagle

Appear

Signaling a new dawn

She gathers

Her gifts and the blanket

Upon her chestnut stallion

With the hawk and the eagle

They are ready

Onward they go

Into a new adventure

And a new journey

For her

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INTO THE GARDEN

Come,

Into the garden

Leave your bundles

Of life that you carry

Within the gates

For they no longer serve

You

Tea of honey, cinnamon and ginger

Await thee

Come,

Sit and abide with me

The gentle whispers of

Mantras

Like lovely arias

Tenderly touch

The heart and soul

Let them rise

For they bring healing

And peace within

To you, child

The seeker of a new dawn

Come,

Sit and abide with me

Listen to the

Cascading waters of turquoise

Let the cascades

Soothe the weariness

You entered with

Notice the aromas

Let them tickle

Your senses

Gifting you joy

Enchanting isn’t it?

Notice the hues

Of color displayed

Before you

The flowers and the herbs

Of healing

Their colors

Reminiscent of

The spinning wheels of energy

That flow

That waltz

Within and around you

Let these

Precious hues of color

Heal

Showing you

To the path of bliss

Surrender to the balm

Of this garden

Child, the seeker of a new dawn

Let the rays of warmth

Delve deep within your being

Illuminating

The lotus of beauty

That is about to

Awaken within you

Child, the seeker of a new dawn

The tapestry

You carry

Let it be

By the pool

Weave a new tapestry

Within this glorious garden

And let it be

Your new mantle

Let us move

With gentleness and ease

Through yoga

Awakening

The mind, body and soul

Child, the seeker of a new dawn

Stay as long as you may

For the garden

Of beauty and light

You sought

Is within

Peace and healing

To you, child

The seeker of a new dawn

Aham Prema

Welcome, Namaste

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LILLIE’S WATER

Nestled within

Warm rays of morn

By the birches of delight

Brilliant white joys

Open within the light

And wave hello

As they rest in reverie

Upon the glass of blue

So serene and glorious

Song birds rejoice

In symphonic hymns

As she

And the guitarist

Wander in astonishment

As the trees waltz

And birches sway

In harmony

Nestled within the

Rays of dusk

By the birches of delight

The brilliant white joys

Sleep in night’s reverie

Until the warm rays

Of the morn gently awaken

Because she

And the guitarist

Will be arriving soon!

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SHIMMERING WONDER

Within the rays

Of captivating radiant warmth

Shimmering wonder

Holding her close

Within your tender embrace

Releasing through tears

You held her close

Comforting words

Of echoing wisdom

Hope, love and faith

Cascading her

With your sweet love

Shimmering wonder

She stayed

As tears waned

Love’s rose held her tenderly

As she drifted into the healing

Of your

Illuminated wonder

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