Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Winter begins...


Winter....
with her stark tree trunks 
that
cast gentle shadows on the white wall....

Today winter has begun 
it has a sense of washing clean....just like this wall...
things that were trailing behind me for 2 days...before...
Now only gentle & soft shadows remain.

A calmness descends around me....
Gently my soul settles ...
giving little lurches every so often...
just finding new grooves takes a while...


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Autumn Stretched.....

Autumn stretched her long arms into winter..
The pleasure of those still warm days.
Everyday I would sit in my garden loving the warmth and rare experience  that only a long warm autumn can bring..these perfect days....in for me a perfect life.
I grew restless, in my contented , good life.
My soul was searching for something that I did  not recognise nor could I find.........
I felt I would burst with this longing, to find my meaning in life.

I look back, many years later, wondering if some of us are primed in genetics for change...... 
when the wind changes... we look another way & follow some in built instinct to live life as one never envisioned  ... and to make of this new life or lives as one can .....

CITRUS...& where this takes me

  I adore the navel orange that fruits in Winter in Australia.. I cannot eat them.. but occasionally a couple find their way int...