What to pray for now Prayer energy be my guide Heal us and bring peace Continue reading The Energy of Prayer
One thought resides in my soul remember me as a poet Continue reading Haiku 221 by Melba Christie
A beginning began … Continue reading Haiku 220 by Melba Christie
Scared hoop catch my dream and fill my heart with hope sunshine through my window Continue reading Dream Catcher
For me both journaling and coloring are great for the soul. Then again all art forms are soulful experiences for me. I published a book that focuses on both journaling and coloring. The book contains mandalas i drew and pages to jot down reflections. I included some inspirational quotes that I call food for thought. My mentor and longtime friend recently commented on my book. … Continue reading Journaling and Coloring
This has been my mantra lately I do not really know how strong I am I want to be as strong as the oak tree where squirrels climb and somehow know the tree will hold I want to be as strong as the sea I think about all the ships that it carries to different destinations I want to be strong like the … Continue reading I Am Strong
What Confusion? Who gets confused these days? Everything is so true, so clear. Why would you be confused my dear? Is what I see real or not? Why would I rather sleep on a cot? Are words that hate really love? Are facts alternative you think? Today if it weren’t for poetry Life would really stink? Continue reading What Confusion?
Poets Poets gather here under the tree of life ONOMATOPOEIAS! Here is an example of an onomatopoeia poem. I invite you to write one for Poem In Your Pocket Day. Running Water water plops into pond splish-splash downhill warbling magpies in tree trilling, melodic thrill whoosh, passing breeze flags flutter and flap frog croaks, bird whistles babbling bubbles from tap *This poem … Continue reading Haiku – Poets
The following is a haiku from a collection I have been working on for my next publication. Please read and provide feedback and comments, My soul told me when it leaves my body the view will astonish Continue reading My Soul Told Me (A Haiku)
“The same law that shapes the earth-star shapes the snow-star. As surely as the petals of a flower are fixed, each of these countless snow-stars comes whirling to earth…these glorious spangles, the sweeping of heaven’s floor.” – Thoreau What Shapes Us This law I believe applies to all things live. Can we all be glorious spangles? Perhaps not. Perhaps yes. I hope yes! Are … Continue reading What Shapes Us
Are you thinking what I am thinking? Today has been very perplexing. Are you thinking what I am thinking? I do not understand what is happening! Are you thinking what I am thinking? Someone requested that I not worry. Hah! Are you thinking what I am thinking? Yes often our minds are our worst enemy! Are you thinking what I am thinking? I am … Continue reading Are you thinking what I am thinking?
Soft commotion and jubilation comes at a cost; we must free ourselves of negative thoughts; even the ones we produce on our own, certainly those grim ideas pronounced on loud speakers by others. It seems these days, the loud speakers are louder than ever. We know their truth and legitimacy. there is no doubt. FEAR suppresses the soul; But I need a thousand colorful and … Continue reading Soft Commotion and Jubilation
When We listen When we listen we can hear the unspoken words of the sages of the future when we listen the songs of the crickets are meant to heal our souls when we listen we can decipher the secret whispers of the butterflies Photo by Melba Christie When we listen we can hear the heart strings of a young lover strumming like an acoustic … Continue reading When We Listen