Homeward Bound – Hour Twenty-Four

As I cross the bridge over the river, I know I’m almost home The changing leaves, their colors bright as if to welcome me back The two lane roads, the Amish buggies, the fields that span for miles The air so crisp and clean, I’m…

Listening – Hour Twenty-Three

Listening Just be still and listen and then tell me what you hear Is the quiet all but deafening? Does it make you shed a tear? Does the silence bring you anger, for you need chaos throughout Or does it bring you worry, filling up…

The Skylights – Hour Twenty-Two

You walked into the living room and flat lined by the chair We had to let the medics know that you were in despair They found a pulse, you tracked your eyes and squeaked a last Goodbye Before you faded out again through the lights…

Solitude – Hour Twenty One

All alone in the quiet, while others are sleeping I sit and I softly reflect My life is so blessed, my heart filled with such pride For these blessings I’ve so much respect I am living a life I never thought could be With a…

The Pier – Hour Twenty

The Pier I spent many a year catching fish by the buckets Upon the Gulf of Mexico’s shoreline From sand trout to sharks and gafftop to eel My childhood grew wildly there It kept me from trouble, away from that crowd Special bonding time for…

Lost in Literature – Hour Nineteen

“Books were safer than other people anyway.”  – Neil Gaiman In merely a week, I have traveled the globe Via airplane, by boat and on trains I’ve swum with the dolphins and ridden a camel I’ve crossed o’er England’s fertile plains I’ve gone back in…

A World Before Me – Hour Eighteen

I see a world before me, filled with all the brightest hues A far cry from the visions that are laid out on the news A rock amid so many more, so large and yet so small And yet, a place where goodness reins supremely…

Show Me the Way – Hour Seventeen

When I’m feeling lost and broken and nothing is going right I turn my eyes upon you and find comfort in your light You’ve always been there for me when I’ve needed you more You are my greatest asset when the wolf is at my…

Across the Sea – Hour Sixteen

I took a trip across the sea to find a treasure, new to me A gift of hope from years long gone, whose beauty smiles just like a song I walked awhile, I rode some more, then found my way upon the door Of those…

The World Around Me – Hour Fifteen

The scent of lavender fills the air Made heavy by summertime heat The carpet feels gritty, like a warm sandy beach Nestled roughly under my feet The hallway feels longer at this hour of day Each step growing tougher to make My eyes are now…

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