Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thursday.. A Beautiful Day to be Outside..

"Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure." - Charles MacArthur

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it rekindles the great."
- Roger de Rabutin

"A man who is "of sound mind" is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key."
- Paul Valery

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Project 365- a Photo a Day! -


"Paper Whites" bloom in my sister Mary's yard..
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Alphabe-Thursday-
the letter S

Sanity Slivers

Sliding... Screaming...
"Seven Shot Scotch Slurping Song"...

Sam suddenly stopped-
standing silently still

she saw seventeen
silver salamanders sashaying-

singing sailors slipped
slithering sideways southward..

"So" she shouted
seeing something silly...

"somebody saved salt specks
simple seasoning so special.."

"Silly Sam" she said
"Stop sipping sweet sarsaparilla."

"salamanders singing .. sailors saving salt..
sometimes someone should Sleep!"


Written By: Patricia Sawyer
2-17-2011

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Sacrifice

aged thunder rumbles
alabaster heart stampedes
fiery abyss spews

Written By: Patricia Sawyer
1-17-2011
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Thanks for stopping by today.. it was almost spring like today.. an excellent day to be outside..I look forward to the spring flowers that will soon be blooming.. Already I see the flat green spikes popping up here and there around the yard.. I welcome both comments and followers..
Have a great day!
Patsy

7 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Great pic! My daffs are just starting to come up:@)

Judie said...

Loved your poem, and the photo of the paperwhites! I've always loved their aroma.

Lin said...

They bloom in her yard?? I've only seen them forced in a pot in the house. Never thought about them outside for some reason. Lovely photo.

Anna said...

Love the photo of the paper whites! Very nice S-poem too.
Best wishes,
Anna
Anna's AT-S, S is for Swedish Summer in books

Jingle said...

a lovely poem filled with s words.
how divine.
you rock.
:)

Blogging Loulasway said...

I enjoyed your poems and oh how the picture of the paperwhites that grow in your sisters yard too make me yearn for spring!!

Jenny said...

What a lovely poetic stop on our little journey through Alphabe-Thursay's letter "S".

Love the paperwhites! They are so fragile and perfect...just lovely.

Thanks for linking this week.

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