Tag: poetry

Giggle, Snicker, Snort…

Before I retired I found buckets of time for reading, one of my favorite pastimes. Since hanging up my scalers, there is insufficient time. For reading. And, I’m starved for it. I have a hard time reading during the day. It’s a personality flaw (the only one, I’m sure). Days are supposed to be filled…

The Rhodora

“…if eyes were made for seeing, then Beauty is its own excuse for being…” Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ The Rhodora A few more, just because. All photos property of klhoskins 2016~copyright.

The Rhodora

On being asked, Whence is the flower? In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook, To please the desert and the sluggish brook. The purple petals, fallen in the pool, Made the black water with their beauty gay; Here might…

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