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Life as a Flower

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A flower sits alone

as schools of fish swim by

asking questions about loneliness

not wanting to hear a lie

 

The flower cried

then suddenly a wisp of wind

asking why the tears

my beautiful friend

 

The flower lamented

alone with many creatures around

nothing to love me

feeling root bound

 

The rain came

and answered with the wind

you are not alone

there are many friends

 

Uniqueness

makes what you are

all wildlife has a gift

loving you near and far

 

Seeds are carried

and you landed here

flourishing in an environment

to spread love and cheer

 

Listen to those around

and you will feel warm

soon other flowers will come

seeds in the storm

 

The flower smiled

as a new bloom arose

alike but different

glowing as it grows

 

The river welcomed

life old and new

living in community

love grew

 

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Healed: Challenge – Triumphant – Thursday

 

Psalm 30:2 New International Version (NIV)

Lord my God, I called to you for help,
and you healed me.

 

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Sitting high upon the perch

calling out to the Lord

the loss is great

I can’t sing a chord

 

Climbing higher

looking to the clouds

is my love lost

chirping really loud

 

The Lord spoke to me

 love is not lost

your mate is with me

I paid the cost

 

During this time of turmoil

begin singing again

do unto others

you will be reunited with your friend

 

Till that time

I have given you a task

spread kindness and love

do as I ask

 

Healed in that moment

the bird began to sing

tales of redemption

taking away death’s sting

 

Never again 

would there be such despair

God’s love healed him

the heart had been repaired

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

 

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Fervid: A Puppy Adventure

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Sweet puppy

name is Grace

filled with energy

life is a race

 

Out of the sky

ice was falling

with great fervid strength

Grace found her calling

 

Leaping into the air

not to be outdone

grabbing the ice cube

she began to run

 

Oh such fun

flipping each piece in the air

jumping delightfully

dancing with a flair

 

Added grass

just a little flavor

each piece melting

hardly waiting to savor

 

As soon as it starts

the falling ice is over

time to lie down

taking a minute to recover

 

Oh the life of a puppy

it is so grand

learning new things

happiness across the land

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

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Ameliorate: A New World

fish bowl

In a bowl

transformation ameliorates strife

a new world emerges

taking on life

 

Darkness ends

separation of land and sea

light on the horizon

fascinating to me

 

New life appears

takes on many forms

the cold is disappearing

warmth is the norm

 

Plants growing now

spring is in the air

colorful blooms appearing

the show has much flair

 

Fish in the sea

great and small

each with a purpose

gifts for all

 

Many animals now

fierce and strong

continuing a cycle

what could go wrong

 

The final stage comes

humans appear

put in charge of all

does earth live or disappear

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

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Spring is a new beginning

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Spring is a new beginning

pollen in the air

blooms expressing new life

colors with a flair

 

Renewal expressed

in the sun and clouds

warmth across the land

thunderstorms are loud

 

The soul rejoices

at the return of life

promises of a new beginning

adventure without strife

 

Love returns

bees begin to dance

birds singing songs

life in a trance

 

Time of renewal

joy in things present and past

a smile on my face

peace has returned at last

 

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Love Never Dies

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Walking down the bridge

I feel you by my side

the wind in my hair

like a natural high

 

Though I am alone

you are in the trees and sky

your love is everywhere

embracing me from up high

 

A smooth reflection

wind whispering in the trees

your warm presence

a comfort to me

 

Time has passed

since you were here

called to Heaven above

you are still near

 

Love never dies

it continues to live

encouraging me to go on

your spirit continues to give

 

Crossing this bridge

am never alone

admiring the beauty

till I am called home

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

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Happy Independence Day

 

Happy Independence Day! Have a wonderful day!

 

 

 

 

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Wrinkle: Timeless Bayou

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Wrinkles in the water

spanning across time

do things need to change

or is it sublime

 

The bird waits

resting quietly in the wake

small waves engulf him

causing his feathers to shake

 

Beauty in the morning

enjoying the view

timeless characteristics

gives him a clue

 

The bayou is timeless

water changing the landscape

new plants and animals

causing a wrinkle to its shape

 

An artist captures the moment

never to come again

quiet and serene

a place to begin

 

The wind dies down

the water is still

another moment to be captured

whenever the artist will

 

copyright 2018 Debbie Pierce

 

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Noise: The Bayou

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The morning sun glazes

there is stillness in the air

beauty in the bayou

causing my eyes to stare

 

A silent breeze

no noise to be found

gentle still water

nature to be unbound

 

The silence is broken

there are birds diving down

fish are scattering

breakfast has been found

 

The water and grass of the bayou

supports many types of wildlife

a tender environment

occasionally filled with strife

 

The tide is rising

as the grass continues to sway

fisherman are arriving

for the catch of the day

 

The sun is setting

the bayou is going to sleep

there is a beautiful view

where the water and sun meet

 

copyright 2018 Debbie Pierce

 

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Imagine: A Classic

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I could not let the day pass without this John Lennon classic. One version of a perfect world. I am showing my age here. Have a wonderful day!