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Gypsy Aurora Musings

where the streetlights become stars and fireflies ignite the night

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Staircase Journey

When I stood at the bottom of the staircase I felt nervous, where did it lead? What was I getting myself into? I could not see the top but I felt drawn to ascend it anyway When I stepped on... Continue Reading →

As I looked through the window

As I looked through the window I saw pictures flash like a slideshow The window became a video screen for my life Some of the pictures were hard to see Some I wanted to linger on longer I wasn't sure... Continue Reading →

Forest of My Soul

The leaves crinkled under my feet as I walked through the forest. Fall had come late this year. The water levels were low in the river, which increased the ripples and splashes over the rounded worn down rocks. The path,... Continue Reading →

Serenity

I thought I saw a small rabbit Off by the edge of the forest He poked his little head around the rock But as he startled me, so I must have him I sat quietly on my back porch Overlooking... Continue Reading →

Book of My Life

When I open the book of my life The pages await I scan through the pages Scribbled in a hurry is some of my writing Some I don't even recognize as mine And seem to be written by someone else... Continue Reading →

I Dare Not Breathe

Hanging onto the rope for dear life The illusion of control hangs in the balance In denial that I cannot orchestrate everything Because that's the only way I can feel safe Hanging onto the rope makes me feel Like I'm... Continue Reading →

Christmas Solitude (2010)

You hear music in the distance, off beyond the pines Carolers are singing, the familiar Christmas tunes As you walk crunching through the newly fallen snow The sweet sounds get louder The sleigh bells come near And a horse drawn... Continue Reading →

Christmas Awareness (originally published December 2015)

Christmas is a time of songs and lights Snow falling softly over little villages tucked in tight Blanketing them in a cozy white slumber Fires crackling keeping everyone nice and warm While presents overflow under the tree But there's so... Continue Reading →

Home is Where the Heart is

As I looked out the window I saw crystal clarity There was a beautiful blue sky And the clouds leisurely passed by on their journey To where? Only they really know I saw cars busy and people rushing Again, so... Continue Reading →

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