Thursday, October 15, 2009

Thursday and I Have Three Things to Share with You!!

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." ~John Muir

"Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see." ~George W. Russell

Today is Thursday.. I always share three things with you on Thursday.. I do enjoy sharing things with you.. and so let me begin.....

1-]... The Thursday Challenge for today is ~~ "BEAUTY" (Sunset, Nature, People, Houses, Eyes...)

My Granddaughter Maya.. She lives in the beautiful State Of New Mexico.. where she plays the violin and rides in rodeos.. (just to list a couple of her many talents...) She's a beauty!! The sky behind her is a beauty too..

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2-]... a haiku..


Snowbirds


winter waltzes in
whipping snowdrifts with her staff~
the snowbirds fly south

Written By: Patricia Sawyer
9-8-2009


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3-]..... A Poem from Three Words
these are from a previous 3 word Wednesday challenge


The words are- hanky; thick and drift


The Painted Lady


She pats her combed and curled up hair
painted lips twist into a sad smile.
Tucking her mama's hanky
between her powdered bosoms.
She thinks of Home

Lonely Cowpokes drift in from the badlands
gunslingers crowd around the bar.
Card sharks bluff and bluster at every table
playing till their money is gone
The hot night air thick with whiskey:
cigar smoke and danger

She gasps.. an excited shiver
trickling down her spine.
Stepping out onto the landing
she gathers her courage

she hurries to her admirer's side.
For a little hanky panky the drifter has traveled far
She will drink and dance the night away.
A sweetheart for his dime

The morning after.. Daylight
will shine on just a painted lady
sleeping sweetly;
dressed only in her angelic smile..


Written By: Patricia Sawyer
9-16-2009



I hope you enjoy the things I have shared with you today.. Have a wonderful Thursday.. Hopefully your day will be filled with Beauty!!

Have a great day!
Patsy

3 comments:

Lin said...

Maya is just beautiful! This is a great shot of her.

PJ said...

that is a great pic of your granddaughter! loved the emotion that you put into these 2 different writings. have a great day my friend...hugz!

Anonymous said...

A beautiful little girl!
~loves2ride