Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CASHMERE GREY ~ RYTHM & CERULEAN BLUES ~ DEEP MANDARIN ORANGE


My day!
My sandy, driftwoody, bouldery 
24 hours on the beach ~


run the colour spectrum 
from soft muteds to rich exuberants


 Right now I'm helping my new friend
who just happens to be ruddy red
offsetting the soft greys of the ocean and sky


the titch of baby blue streaks across in the distance
as the lone surfer waits patiently
(oh my they do have patience)


swooping past like aerial artistes
these birds dive-bomb 
looking for insects
before heading south


Then from out of nowhere
the blues
grab your attention and draw you in even further.


 More birds clamour for position 
with lift off and landing gears
ready at any moment.


My life on the beach erupts into more JOY
than I could ever imagine


as the vibrancy of reds and oranges 
reflect Mr. Orangie,
making it so much easier to see him
and to zero point snag him
once again.


I trot towards the sun
expecting but a brief moment of
"Ooohs and Aaaahs"
from the onlookers.


"Come on along!"
This is one of those times 
that you can feel the colours
feel them coursing through your veins. 


Thanks so again for putting up
with my DOODLE NONSENSE.
It does take plenty of us to make the world go 'round.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

MY CIRCLE GAME


My Circle Game
has gone
7 1/2 times around the seasons ~~


climbing hills and walking trails
so familiar 
and
serene


leaping joyfully
when Jim joins us
after shop time


and standing stalwartly 
staring off into the western skies.


Listening to Tom Rush's version of The Circle Game


always puts me in a pensive
and
oh so calming mood


the thing though
that I know so very deeply
 is 
 the security
and
the love 
I have from my guys!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS SUPER MOON #3 ?


Everyone has been talking about 
SUPER MOON #3
so we set out to find this anomaly.


Look it isn't over there in Halifax,
I just see 2 bridges and high-rises.


Maybe it's down on the boardwalk in Eastern Passage


All these peeps seem to be throwing fish lines
out into the water trying to hook 
the SUPER MOON #3
(they better watch out because 
those 2 big huge orbs above them called bokeh
just might flatten them, I think.)
Do you think those are moons?


Far out into the still water
even Mr. Orangie wasn't able to help me,


it didn't matter how many times Jim threw him out there
No, SUPER MOON #3 was appearing.


I really think the fishers thought that their lines could catch the moon.



Even this zippy speed boat slipped by
and they said they couldn't find
SUPER MOON #3 either.
(Look behind you!)


So we decided to leave The Passage 
and all my new friends
 heading to Cow Bay
about a 15 minutes drive down the shoreline.


These birds were congregating on mass
over the water descending to the calmness and rocks below.
Do you see something faintly on the horizon?


Oh yes you do because I sure can!


SUPER MOON #3
being crushed by Jim.
He has awful big fingers to be able to do that,
don't you think?


The bay was absolutely still
as the moon slowly rose into our view.


Then this fellow appeared and stroked effortlessly across the bay
which is the ocean for those who may think this is a lake.
It ain't.


He had the entire place to himself.
He zenned on the water
unbeknownst to us
zenning on the shoreline
finally discovering our
SUPER MOON #3.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

JOY UNDER A FIRST 1/4 MOON !!


High above in the steel blue sky floats the moon
heading towards the third and final super moon for 2014.


However I am much more interested in grabbing a slice of life
this evening with the skies clear
and the air,
a slight waft of coolness every now and again


I think you'll enjoy my hour
as we three amigoes
take in the last vestages of the sun-filled evening.


So is this lady with her robin's egg, baby-blue surf board
focused
~ so very focused


So are these three fellows grabbing and hunkering down on the all-but spent waves


So are these three people
already exhausted from an evenings
thrill on the waves


So be it for these three guys
the faces tell it all


 High above again,
albeit from a closer view than what the moon offers,
I truly believe the plane load
full of travelers can see us down below.


Jim assures me that the visit isn't over yet


First I must sit


then like a cannon
I blast off!


How much did I love my wet romp?


I think this tells it all
as we saunter home
smothered in ruddy light.

Monday, September 1, 2014

TOTALLY WORKS FOR ME !!


I am in 7th heaven.
I am in Nirvana.
I am in ZenDoodleLand
Can you see me?


Just over a bit 
left of center,
I am camouflaged
by the tall grasses today.


No matter, I see you 
and
you better watch out 
'cause I am wet 
so very wet


Everyone needs a soaking
when the warm sun is shining down
'specially since we made a surprise trip to my canal today,
the first this summer.
The guys surprised themselves too
with Daddy Ron feeling 
so much better 
he decided it was time
to drive across the province
and 
top the walk at the canal
with a treat of peach/blueberry crisp
at their favourite cafe.
WORKS FOR ME!!!