Road Travelled

Posted in Simply Poetry/Daily Photo

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads”
Marianne Moore

Road Travelled

The road travelled
Was filled with gravel
As life slowly unraveled
Exposed, to unwanted battles
Sometimes, treated like cattle
Our cages slowly rattled
Until reaching, the promised castle
On this long road, travelled

Ice and Coffee

Posted in Simply Poetry/Daily Photo

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads”
Marianne Moore

Ice and Coffee

Chilled, in a tall glass
The liquid, not made to last
Pour it down, really fast

This dark icy mass
Was not made out of grass
But of a sacred stash

Beans filled with caffeine
Only the most pristine
Made, to this drink supreme

Thankful Thursday – Butterflies and Caterpillars — Momdeavor

Last year in my garden, I planted butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), a type of milkweed, namely to help create a habitat for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Last week, when I found a Monarch butterfly caterpillar eating leaves on my butterfly weed, I was ecstatic. I hope this is an indicator that more Monarch butterflies […]

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