nature, walking, enjoyment, wisdom
Nature

Walking in nature’s way

The sheer freedom of walking in nature's way confounds the mind In the world at large Free The unknown path ahead Open We love the earth We love the stars We belong to all We lose our burdens If not only For a moment Through lessons From green trees Brown dirt And granite Rocks We… Continue reading Walking in nature’s way

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opt for the free life, freedom, open road, poetry, steven humphreys
Life's ups and downs

Opt for the free life

Opt for the free life! go to where no known man goes. sit by the campfire. play a flute and strum a guitar. smoke that grandiose stogie watching the smoke plume. share a bottle of wine with no man and make a toast to god's glory. the wind will blow glowing embers in the spirit… Continue reading Opt for the free life

again, reincarnation, god, death, poetry, steven humphreys
Humor, Pets

Welcome to kitty land

What if when this life is over you could do it all over again? What if you could push the 'replay' button just like a video? what would you do differently the next time around? would you stand firm resting on your laurels as a statue doing what you thought was the right thing to… Continue reading Welcome to kitty land

Nature, Pets, Spiritual and beyond

Hair

Thine own hair so full so dark so flowing such a friend to birds the wind the waves waterfall and Lilly pond alike I listened wisely to the silent call 'go to the mountain top'! so I walked up the jagged trail to its apex and looked out upon the immense sprawling valley below and… Continue reading Hair

communion, nature, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

Communion

We broken spirits in final communion with the natural world in all its various forms and visibility speak to it's cold-hearted ways sun-baked persecution heartless heart it is you this great world of ours honoring no one for you have no feeling for no man as we drown in your wide open reckless foamy tall… Continue reading Communion

in that tree, bird, nature, poetry, steven humphreys
Nature, Pets, Spiritual and beyond

In that tree

Parting with the day the muffled ruffling of my birds in that tree soft bells ring they toll invisibly there is a herd landscape turf heaping in the hamlet stillness droning flight reigns over thee intimate harvest yellow green and red disdainful smiles all in beauty fill our heads it is animated and fleeting gritting… Continue reading In that tree

Listen to the rain, nature, fresh air, poetry, steven humphreys
Nature, Pets, Spiritual and beyond

Listen to the rain

Drops hit the rusty old junky truck and the salty old abandoned boat Revel in the smell of the air after a fairly heavy rain listen to the rain the scent of rain so clean so fair it is so rare a find my love for rain is pure as it is study not worry… Continue reading Listen to the rain

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Spiritual and beyond

Hope

hope grows planted tree roots span the ground shoots every year appear old growth creeps deep in autumn tired eyelids roll to slumber clasping hands bended knees eyes to sky piled up sticks dwellings high made of clay green feathered arms cool and shade      

dragonfly, nature, birdbath, poetry, steven humphreys
Pets, Spiritual and beyond

Dragonfly

I saw the dragonfly returned this summer with friends the three of them flew over the body of water like blazing kites I strung out the garden hose cleaning out the green water of the birdbath (because no bees were drinking) filling it up with a slow stream of fresh water as a red headed… Continue reading Dragonfly

these days, birdbath, bees, poetry, nature, steven humphreys
Nature, Pets

These days

It is hot these days and the bees are thirsty they drink from my birdbath they take their time they drink of it deeply I stand over them and watch like a friendly approving giant (haven't yet seen what the birds do when they want their bath and their drink) I fill the bath daily… Continue reading These days