Tag Archives: beauty

Contemplating Impermanence

Carol A. Hand *** Awakening to bird song just before sunrise Heart touched with a mixture of deep awe and sorrow Aware of the impermanence of life and beauty Wondering how many song birds will survive ‘til tomorrow In a … Continue reading

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Snapshot of an April Evening

Carol A. Hand *** Clouds briefly parting on the rainy night allowing Grandmother Moon momentarily to reveal her light ship horns trumpeting from the nearby bay pulsating winds humming as budding branches sway ***

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Morning Reflections on an Ordinary Day

Carol A. Hand Gazing out the kitchen window Washing dishes one by one cloaked in golden light a glorious gift from the morning sun Thinking of my lovely daughter Grateful *** ***

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Passing Time

Carol A. Hand Daylight Saving Time always catches me by surprise. Traveling between times as I write about the past heightens my awareness about how quickly things change, one season to the next. East and west markers change as I witness … Continue reading

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Grandmother Moon

Carol A. Hand Grandmother Moon reflecting light for a sometimes dark and weary world where children hunger and die before their time to feed the greed of would-be kings and queens Remind us with your patient presence of wonders we … Continue reading

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Night and Day Contrasts – Editing Journal Snippets Week Three

Carol A. Hand Traveling through time and trying to remain grounded brings so many different gifts. Each moment requires focus, revealing a deeper sense of presence. Despite my best efforts to meet arbitrary timelines, the gift of reviewing the past … Continue reading

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Morning Sunrise March 4, 2017

Carol A. Hand Life goes on despite sudden loss The sun still rises gloriously Responsibilities remain needing to be met graciously *** ***  

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Ever Shifting Landscapes

Carol A. Hand *** Each day brings new landscapes and opportunities for reflection The grey days and snow of late February, for some, evoke a sense of gloom While for others, the blanketed earth symbolizes sustenance and protection for the … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

Carol A. Hand A gift in the morning worth pondering…   “Our planet is a lonely spark in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come … Continue reading

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February Impressions

Carol A. Hand Even though surreal psychopathy rules, gentle moments of beauty still fill my heart with joy. It’s the poignant passing moments I prefer to celebrate and share today. *** Green grass revealed by this week’s untimely thaw now … Continue reading

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