Lotus Pond

The Magic of the Lotus. #lotus #magic #poetry #lotuspond #sandiegobotanicgardens


Stay inside the house, we are told. Stay 6 feet away from others to play safe. This — a time to be together – you with yourself Me with myself and stillness. To court silence and gaze within, smiling Without judgment or thought weaving. Think of this time as a blessed retreat A break from…

Christmas 2019

Today, Christmas Day, is a beautiful day, a day to ponder and remember what it all means. The pure meaning of this blessed day — “lest we forget…” is TENDERNESS towards everyone. The message sometimes seems to get lost in the stressful commotion we ourselves create — the near chaos of the season.  The message…

Waterlily beauty

Water lilies’ grace Their lovely head of crowns rise Beauty all around  

purity of the lotus

  Pond permeates stillness Lotus in the transcendent Some sacredness here  


What is this spring it’s love bestowed with every flower each bud or blossom— a kiss?

birth of jasmines

Spring’s sleepy buds Flowing birth — of jasmines Heart — full of joy, hope