Monday, August 02, 2010
While I Am Away - Nesdoly
While I Am Away
While I am away
hiking the hills and valleys of plot
then eavesdropping mumbled conversations
spelunking caves of character and motivation
running rapids on Verb River
storm-chasing metaphors and similes...
the laundry basket
grows obese with ironing
new life forms of pink, green and black
take up residence in the bathroom
kitchen floor becomes a banquet table
spread for ants
and the ripe redolence
of the last brown banana
nourishes yet another
generation of fruit flies.
© 2004 by Violet Nesdoly (first published in Calendar)
Happy vacation everyone — whatever vacation you're on!
Personal blog promptings
Kids' daily devotions Bible Drive-Thru
Daily Devotions for adults: Other Food: daily devo's
A poem portfolio
The first time it happened I was only four. “Mommy why are we stealing these lilacs?” “Do those pretty flowers belong to us?” I was b...
Remember His marvellous works that He hath done; his wonders, and the judgments of His mouth; Psalm 105:5 (KJV) Remembering delicious...
A phrase I do not remember hearing frequently, has surpized me in the last three days, at least twice, in totally unrelated con...
By Rev. Dr. Ed Hird My wife Janice and I recently went to a great date movie “I Can Only Imagine”. Many in Hollywood are amazed at...
Finally, in Kelowna the snow has melted and replaced the terrain with a grey and brown mess. Even though our winter was harsh, the maje...
Music can lull a child to sleep. Gentle tunes that accompany the rocking motion in a grandmother’s or mother’s arms to soothe an upse...
Credit: Pngtree.jpg They call him The King of Beasts. His rippling musculature and regal bearing attract the attention and admiration...
As long as we live, we really ought to keep on learning. The other option to that is being stagnant or dying. Tough words, but they’re ...
Google Images Megan preferred to take her companion, Buddy to the dog park on her lunch hour. In a small town like Smithvi...
By Rev. Dr. Ed Hird On May 5th to 22nd, my wife Janice and I will spend three weeks in Uganda and Rwanda speaking on marriage and r...