Category: artistic expression

Take A Moment

When was the last time you stopped and took a moment to really take in the beauty of nature? Your innermost self escapes your body and hovers close by while you become one with your surroundings. When you really focus on the outside, everything inside fades and you can catch a magical moment.  Whether it

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The Journey To My Crazy House

All my life I have been bullied and teased to the point that I kept gaining weight because I ate myself into an endless cycle of depression, low self-esteem, no self-worth and a food addiction. It started when I was quite young and it never stopped when I got older. I had a hard time

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Sense and Savor

bright sun ball blinds clouds fluff wind chill   cut grass wet mucky clumps of dark brown and dark green ruin fresh light green radiant lush lawn   birds call to one another “dinner time” litter on the lawn sad   trees medium size yet strong and full of life   leg pain dissipates but

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Home?

When people think of home, they think in terms of the physical house that they live in. But home isn’t just the physical environment, it’s the emotional, spiritual and mental environment too. Home can be a state of mind. Where are you at in your life? Do you feel like you are home? I recently

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Nanaimo Moon

light through darkness and thick smokey fog, like an eye that watches over the Harbour City.   its beauty entrances those it catches with eyes peered upward towards the glow in the sky.   it’s our moon, its chest out through the fog and cloud, brightly loud with pride, just like us.   a game of peek-a-boo

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New Year Resolution? NO! New Year Bucket List!!!

It’s a brand new year and, of course with that usually comes these unattainable, pointless “resolutions” people decide to set.  This is what it has become as the years go by. Once upon a time, people did actually attain these goals. This actually dates back to the Babylonians, who, at the start of each year

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Slow Burn Cinnamon Stick

Shaky, and anxious mind wanders grab a stick of cinnamon hold the lighter steady watch the flame take hold breathe deeply ahhh calm fascination as the stick turns to ash the white-grey smoke travels through each crevice have to reignite the flame every few minutes try to not burn fingers while lighter carefully in hand each

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Ode to the Cookie

Oh Cookie my dearest cookie, how soft and sweet kept contained by my side why must you call to me? My hunger for you causes me to cheat on my poor stomach who aches to be free. You’re a habit I just can’t quit. Every time I bring you to my lips and bite into your

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