Tangled and smooth

She sauntered in through the front door

Like she used to do before

The collie came.

She curled up side down in a pile of mending,

A relaxed tangle of legs and paws

And I thought I heard the house audibly purr.

Change is a constant,

Adjusting takes some time…

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Bat #@&$ crazy

Dawn

The leaves on one side of the sunflowers are all wilted

Hanging like bats in a row

In the bright sun….

While a solitary flower booms in the cave of my heart.

Dusk

The sky fills with mammalian wings

Beating a staccato rhythm

Against the darkening blue

Above

Below

All is You.

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Help, I can’t see

She was a tangled mess

Of hitch hiker seeds and Spanish needles

Her bangs completely knotted over her eyes

She sat before me

Her little face upturned toward mine…

Please help?

….

Of course!

….

We all have trouble seeing sometimes

It’s okay to ask for help

When you need the planks in your eyes removed.

But judge not the specks of sawdust or seeds the the eyes of your friends.

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Thank You

The best dog,

Oh they are all are they not,

Comes chin on lap,

Purpled pom Pom wagging

As he smiles.

Oh poodle!

Thank you for your daily blessings…

.

Have you thanked those who have blessed you, today?

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Fall

Kee

Kee kee kee

Above me

In the pecan tree

Looking up

all I could see was the patterns of the leaves against the sky

Looking down

There is a feather on the ground

How similar we are…

Earth and sky

Feather and leaf

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Studying Horses

The young horse was walked to the field

Where four horses already stood,

Three in a group

Grazing

And one watching the road.

Or me.

.

The halter on the youth was removed,

A leg kicked out into the new freedom…

And a short gambol followed.

The three grazers

Raised their heads briefly in hello,

And the watcher watched.

.

Soon all of them were standing together,

Heads down into the bright green goodness of this world.

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Well dressed

I didn’t know it was a formal occasion,

But the way you were dressed by nature

Taught me otherwise,

Your black and white tuxedo

Gleamed in the setting sun

As You gaze at me with golden eyes.

.

Every day is a special occasion,

And you are born perfectly dressed for it…

No matter what clothes you choose to wear.

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