poetry · Uncategorized

Whole Food

What do you eat One apple cut two Drink a half glass Of grandpa’s home brew Legs and thighs Pieces and parts Chopped and diced Arranged a la carte Parsing and plating Never reach full Make me a salad A bowl full of cruel We slice at the heart We carve at the bone Wheat… Continue reading Whole Food

friendship · poetry

The Friendzy

Maybe I should sit down. Maybe I’m tired. Blow smoke or tip a glass, Or not. Because I don’t smoke. Sounds good to me. Until it’s here…the moment…when I realize there’s no way. To make sense would be to hide away, But the crowd has left the room. The crowd does all the talking. To… Continue reading The Friendzy

cleaning · cooking · fall · family · homemaking · motherhood · poetry

Housework

No scouring for pride Spare kettle whole side Though scouring be needful, yet scouring too much Is pride without profit, and robbeth thine hutch. -Thomas Tusser

poetry

Wasting

“Wasted” Brandi Carlile Lyrics If you had eyes like golden crowns and diamonds in your fingertips you’d waste it If shining wisdom passed your lips and traveled to the ears of God you’d waste it And so I hate that you’re overrated most revered and celebrated because you’ll waste it Then again it’s good to… Continue reading Wasting

family · fun · poetry · seasons

In Flanders Fields

Van Gogh, Field of Poppies  In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we… Continue reading In Flanders Fields

faith · family · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · learning · Orthodoxy · poetry

God is Love

 “God is love.” This is, for me, the greatest theological truth. May we struggle to forgive those who have hurt us.  May we beg mercy from those we have hurt…. All that this week is, it is nothing without Love. Enlighten my mind with the light of understanding of Thy Holy Gospel; my soul with… Continue reading God is Love

fall · family · homeschooling · learning · play · poetry · seasons

Autumn Fires

Autumn Fires  by Robert Louis Stevenson In the other gardens And all up the vale, From the autumn bonfires See the smoke trail! Pleasant summer over And all the summer flowers, The red fire blazes, The grey smoke towers. Sing a song of seasons! Something bright in all! Flowers in the summer, Fires in the… Continue reading Autumn Fires