Celebrating a Year

Posts Tagged ‘joy

week 459 ~ solemnity of sacred space

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solemnity of sacred space
cool against the swirl of commerce
forcing thoughts to pause we immerse
ourselves honor this ancient place
of prayer and hope the fame we chase
fades we breathe and can simply be
for a moment here lost but free
to reflect allow gratitude
to fill us and in solitude
acknowledge the joy of beauty

Written by mairmusic

July 29, 2017 at 2:43 am

week 453 ~ like an old-fashioned photograph

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like an old-fashioned photograph
family faded by sunlight
we gather briefly here despite
distances for a snapshot laugh
-ing hoping to choreograph
the automatic timer on
the camera to capture joy drawn
on our faces salt from the sea
still on our lips reality
fusing us in time passing gone

Written by mairmusic

July 17, 2017 at 2:07 pm

week 450 ~ there is a scent of green in the air

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there is a scent of green in the air
breathe in and exhale leaving flowers
as you pass they bloom the weather’s fair
there is a scent of green in the air
a smile pauses to look lingers there
while joy transforms minutes to hours
there is a scent of green in the air
breathe in and exhale leaving flowers

Written by mairmusic

July 7, 2017 at 5:08 pm

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week 438 ~ friends rescue us

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friends rescue us
when we lack joy
without much fuss
friends rescue us
superfluous
angst to destroy
friends rescue us
when we need joy

Written by mairmusic

March 18, 2017 at 12:19 pm

Posted in March, rondeau

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week 415 ~ when the fat lady finally does sing

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me-415when the fat lady finally does sing
will you be ready for what happens next
or lost in a maze of doubts lingering
be derailed by inattention perplexed
to find too few optimistic choices
looking ahead to the distant side of
now past your option to turn back voices
of others muddle the air breathe let love
place a cool towel on your forehead and dream
of a future without regret you can
find a way through even when the odds seem
stacked against winning the hard race you ran
hear her song know that possibilities
abound tilt your face sunward feel the breeze

Written by mairmusic

September 23, 2016 at 6:23 pm

week 399 ~ bring on the noise

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me.399bring on the noise
let the fun in
so many toys
bring on the noise
two little boys
one happy din
bring on the noise
let the fun in

Written by mairmusic

June 14, 2016 at 4:16 pm

Posted in June, rondeau

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week 356 ~ when there is a dream to carry

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me.356when there is a dream to carry
I hope that I will do my share
to move joy around simply care
enough to let the right things be
change some and watch the rest run free
recognizing there’s a new way
to move ahead with grace to stay
bound by indecision is death
so I pause just to draw a breath
then grab my mandolin and play

Written by mairmusic

August 28, 2015 at 1:42 pm

Posted in August, decima

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