Wishing For Time to Stand Still


Clock, Ladies Pocket Watch, Time, Clock Face, Pointer

You stole quietly, 
gently 
into my life. 

And captured 
my heart 
without fanfare 
or trumpets. 

Your love 
is graceful 
and eloquent. 

Your heart 
is that 
of a lion 
with the elegance 
of a tender 
kiss.  

You've taken my heart, 
and held it delicately, 
lovingly, 
in your embrace. 

In this peaceful 
retreat, 
with you, 
I will linger, 
wishing for time 
to stand still. 

Copyright (C) 2019 Penny Wilson

Bee Happy — Mitch Teemley


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I found a bee in my house. The poor thing was weak, struggling to move. So I picked it up. It barely budged. I was going to put it out of its misery, but then I thought, “Wait, why not let it spend its final few minutes in the sunlight?” I know I would want […]

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Gently


sad

I’m here, right here.  Don’t you see?

If I reach out, I’m too clingy.

To dare say “I need”; too easy.

Your eyes, your touch, tell me yes.

Why can’t you speak?

That fragility is in all of us.

I want to be safe too.

Reach out your hand.

Ever so gently, I’ll hold it close.