Dusk (Cricket Lullaby)

Moving right along with my Poems of the Day, I have made it to Dusk! As Anne says in Windy Poplars, "Isn't 'dusk' a lovely word? I like it better than twilight. It sounds so velvety and shadowy and... and... dusky." I've been fairly proud of the past poems in this series, but let me…

Poem: You Are Little Lights I Love

"Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun." Ecclesiastes 11:7 This poem is to no one specific, I just liked the idea of comparing my appreciation for lights to a person. Enjoy! You are the city lights when I face the night: Every┬átiny bulb, little…

Princess Lullaby (Poem)

Hi, everyone! This is a little ditty I made up for a gal I was babysitting once, trying to get her to fall asleep. I sang it to her, coming up with rhymes as I went, and she seemed to like it, so I wrote it down and polished it (a LOT!) to make what…

Saturday Ponderings (Poem)

Ah, sabbath! My favourite part of the week. Resting, thinking, eating, enjoying all my blessings... My cat is named Suki, but she has a million nicknames. Sukkah (pronounced SOO-kah), dahblaise (a corrupted form of "darling"), Lefty, Captain Muscles, Duchess, Little Cutie, Goof.... the list goes on. She's a real sweetie. Even though we disagree on…