for April 2015
some valued treasures
have meaning to family
write down their stories
how quickly we forget that
which is boxed away, show them
be heritage proud
for the past helps to build the
present and future
Inspired by: Protect family heirlooms.
from: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.
Note: my haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.
Because just one word can lead to one sentence which evolves…
awakening perhaps into a poem on a blank page.
Quickly; needed: Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?
(Mid Month Switch Up/ New Routines)
Quickly August Warm Up Words:
needed = Randolph needed to win the confidence of Calliope.
Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?
Randolph did not want to be known as Randy.
While his profession of a banker helped him keep a
dignified personal appearance – He had fallen for
the flowerchild, the woman that was Calliope.
As a man of suits and ties and schedules;
Randolph needed to win the confidence of Calliope.
Her name was more than just a steam pipe organ.
Though she was quietly a very proud woman.
Could their two worlds merge? Just what would,
could one man do to loosen the ties that bound him so
tightly to the corporate jungle – He instinctively knew he
could not change her…so he must adjust himself.
leaving early enough
to have dinner first
before attending a
lucky son getting
a job in a profession
he loves, where he has
been a volunteer for
about fourteen years
proud family to witness his
addition to the rank and file
Note: rank and file of
Perched high atop the pine the lone chickadee warbled
With the morning sun warming ‘er breast
I think this I can remember; be proud of your song
Sing it clear, loud and long even in this winter ‘morn
Entice the spring from her sleep with your delightful peep!
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Busy, busy bees we are in our store, as we prep for a Queens’ visit
Set the stage, arrange the shelf – dust, sweep and all the while smile
At least for today for a bit, for our teamwork we can be proud ~