Upon a thought of movement

We are quicksand lives

mired and murky in their naivety

waiting for the next flash of something

anything to change the colors that spin

out of our control

like dancing fireflies which mesmerize

we fall silent in their beauty,

in their simplicity.

Jealous in fact I think,

as they flit about like monarchs

so seldom seen yet still revered,

we watch in fascination

enraptured by their beauty

longing to be light

buoyant like air.

Skies change like minds


quickly as each day passes

and we move in our directions

when the light changes granting pardon

and we scurry across like rabbits watched

by waiting dogs,

never knowing when the texter may move forward

unaware at what transpires behind the wheel

though in the wrong

clueless to the life that moves

beyond the capsule

of airbags and roll bars,

a hapless victim of the new day.

We heed the call within

at times understanding the words unspoken,

to breathe and move

in an unhurried pace,

to reflect and embrace

to just be at one for a minute

while the stars pass by

unnoticed at times

when framed in the image

of a spring time moon.


16 thoughts on “Upon a thought of movement

  1. always and then some โค โค hope you’re doing well….doing a little catch up before bed….work at 10 am tomorrow….busy week coming up too….argh….life…it happens ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. The spinning stars and planets are stunning. Such a contrast–as you point out–to the hurly burly of our everyday lives. So grateful for gifts of nature and eyes to take it in, along with your beautiful poem. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Busy week on tap, working five days, two art classes and a last lunch out with the girls….go go go little rabbit…..the heat is draining me lately, finally got the air on…..some days I feel like a dead daisy in a jar…..how are you hanging in there?


  4. Thanks Sheldon,
    Still here….having a decompressing lazy day, got a nap in, farmers market….feeling mentally refreshed๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ•‰ will email u soon, always here, the lazy K ranch๐Ÿ˜Š


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