Daily Prompt – Sunday, January 15, 2023

Think back on your most memorable road trip.

Daily Prompt

Years ago, and for several years, I drove from our small town to the Milwaukee area (Wisconsin USA) to help with my mother’s care.

groceries for Mom
fresh flowers
always on the list

another year
has passed since
my mother’s passing
I sit and quietly read
a book she would like too

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Daily Prompt: December 27, 2022

How are you creative?

Daily Prompt

Creativity is a part of health for me, and the definition changes over time.

When I helped with my mother’s care, that was good creative work. When I arrange art and books – and this changes all the time – this is creativity. The kitchen and gardens. A kind note. We are all creative. Gifted and can grow.

I may not work the long hours as before, but blogs work very well for me. And so much room to grow. I write, reprint poems in new ways, try new ideas with post designs. I postponed work on a new book and trust the right time for different projects. So grateful and I look forward to each day and the new year. Thank you and blessings.

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in some ways

in some ways
I felt older than I was

my health
family caregiver

now that I am old
those years
give me strength

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