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SNAKE CHARMED

SUDDEN MOVEMENT GLIMPSED, A SLIM SNAKE SLITHERING ALONG THE STONEY MULCH,  STILL HOT SPRING SO THIS IS EXTRA HEAT AT 7AM STANDING POOL SIDE SURVEYING PLANTS, SO I JUMPED IN THE DEEP POOL, RISING SAFELY, SWUM TO SIDE, PEER AT SAID SNAKE TO EYE ITS SIGNIFICANT MARKINGS SHIMMERY COPPER SKIN TURNING TO OLIVE GREEN, GLISTENING […]

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SKELETONS 2

SKELETONS   I DON’T TALK ABOUT RELIGION OR POLITICS said NAN, WHEN I TRIED TO MAKE CONVERSATION ABOUT HOW GREAT IT WAS NELSON MANDELA WAS FREE. EYES DOWN! OR YOU’LL MISS A NUMBER TO CALL OUT BINGO! DAD said BABBY! DO YOU HAVE TO DRAG THE SKELETONS OUT OF THE WARDROBE? WISHING HE COULD STEP […]

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BROWN FALCON

BROWN FALCON We didn’t win a portion of the 33million dollars in ‘lotto – That weekly re-distribution of wealth that would have built Us our own Nursing home: Do not apply – grumpy workers, bullies, perfectionists Or Christians who can’t tolerate surfy sufis, old hippies who Prefer to walk bare feet singing about George Harrison’s Sweet […]

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POPPIES

IF WE FORGET TO LOVE (lessons in the peace process)     If we forget to love,Our arteries will harden, andThe river can’t deliver us.If we forget to appreciateThe good in another, they won’tTalk to us: lives will be lost. If our memories are failing,Recover them by music, stories, painting –As re-vision makes us stronger.Trust […]

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Anti-Suicide Thought

  ANTI-SUICIDE THOUGHT   Thankyou darling For telling me I am not Worthless – I am a priceless work of living Art, So don’t worry about a thing As I continually amaze you, just By being Present.   Your Love frames me.         Julie McNeill (c)2002    

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