Theme Park Queue

A cross-section of humanity Tightly packed Clumps of scattered chatter Standing like stagnant water Heads turned away from lights above to lights in hand Waiting Waiting Waiting For the lights, camera, action The whirling thrills of the ride to come


RGT#10: Stand Tall

Stand tall, O soldier of the wood In cap and cape of feathery forest green Spread to shelter from scorching heat Stand tall, solitary standard bearer. ~ Stand tall, old soul of the wood Whispering winds of wisdom Sharing scented sweetness Stand tall, generous green giant. ~ Stand tall, weathered warden of the wood Watcher …

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HeartSong #2: Fountain of Song

The singers step onto the stage Lips poised in readiness to sing The notes that bubble deep within Now gushing fresh like mountain spring ~o~ Melodies that mist the air Harmonies hang on the breeze Rhythm as we breathe as one Strike the chord, heads bob, notes cease. Inspired by my experience singing outdoors with …

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HeartSong #1: Remember, Remember

Remember, remember The boots that beat a cruel clip On streets of cobbled gravestone Remember The hushed heavy sighs in silence Crouched in crafty corners Remember The screams of sorrow as soldiers surged and the sons of Shem scattered Remember The trains that huffed and heaved Wooden walls withholding Wending through the way of woe …

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RGT#6: Evening Color

Blue sweeping across the heavens, a felt curtain; Grey streaks, like wisdom’s kisses on old heads; Silver faintly peeking through the curtain of blue – The eye of the Father, watching his children through the falling night. ~o~ Brown framed in wizened fingers of worn wood; Black spearing skyward, starkly scarring the clear horizon. ~o~ …

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Azure Gossamer skylight draping down A lush patchwork of turquoise-robed fairies Perched sprightly on frames of weather-worn hardwood Reaching heavenward for the guardian of the day  Shining                    Nurturing                      Shading Beaming               Nourishing               Assuring Pillar of life and timeless …

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