Category Archives: Inspirational

Graffiti Sky

“Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.” Mia Kirshner

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Build It And They Will Come

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.‘Laura Ingalls Wilder’

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Yesterday retreats Hiding in the shadows  Fading yet clinging   Like a frightened child Slowly the grip weakens Wrenched free by today Relegated to days past Diminished by time We turn to face the future What lies beyond The reality … Continue reading

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Ink lings

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It has always been there, the  urge To turn a thought into a  portrait Express myself as my hand is willed My voice, poured upon a page I kid myself that time forestalls my efforts…

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Rise Up

Rise up, child of poverty Look beyond the squalor See another world Taste another life Rise up, child of hate Cast aside your rancor Listen to dissent Hear another view Rise up, child of war Lay down your arrows Embrace … Continue reading

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Did You Ever

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Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you…

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Will You Take Me There

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Run Ignore the smoke of fear Be not afraid Run Midst the debris of hate Do not look back Run A saddened nation cheers you A shaken world observes Run Shed not tears of despair You will not be defeated … Continue reading

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S ilent emissaries M agically disarm I mplicitly speak L inger on the lips E ncourage friendship S olicit confirmation

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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