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Daily Grind

9 Jun
Morning-Coffee-Daily-Grind-Kathleen-Coleman

Daily wake up call - my first cup of coffee!

Daily Grind by Kathleen Coleman

Cold water flows into the plastic lord of the counter

Filter receives granular morsels of morning

I push the magic button and I’m seconds away …

The glorious smell of medium roast

Hot steaming liquid of morning

Renew my soul, bring me to life

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Inspiration Doesn’t Have a Watch!

6 Apr

You never know what will inspire you or at what time it will happen.  A TV show, a conversation, an article in a magazine, or a random email.  I was inspired last night to write a poem.

I imagined what it might be like to have lived a long life and for a moment remember the dreams of youth.  Let me know what you think. 😀

Reflections

Nightly Escape

Crinkled weathered eyes, foggy with age, gaze out the window.

Who is this person staring in the reflection?

I don’t recognize the face, the troubled brow twisted with regret and worry.

Just as I turn away..

wait..

a glimmer of the girl I used to be.

I imagine I’m still that quirky girl of 20,

I pause,

Close my eyes and there before me all the possibilities that were.

Then, just as quickly, I open my eyes and the reflection is but a shadow of that 20-year-old, possibilities running down life’s driveway, streaming into the drainage system.

I will sleep now and forget for a time of my circumstances.

I shall escape, un-tether and float freely in a place of my choosing.

Good-night old girl, see you on the flip side.

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