Moonlight and Water

Many moonlit nights ago At another park By another pond Under different trees Watching dusk unfold I had been seated Between my parents. Deeper than the shade of those trees Was the cool comfort Of their loving grace I was a little girl The world was large and wonderful And in the care of the …

Serene Summer Nights

Serene summer nights!No picture of the soft breeze,Nor of the sound of falling water,Nor of the tiny fireflies that accompany meAs I stroll on the deck… No mention of the heartbeatsIntermittently racing and calmLike thunder in the distanceDelivering lightning strikes of a coming stormAnd yet urging I dwell in the stillnessBefore it comes No glimpse …