'We gotta get back up.' Lock-down 2020 Feeling lazy Because we can Feeling the slanted sun Warm our skin Feeling hazy A drifting plan Feeling out of sorts Dragging us back. Lock down 2020 Put a spanner in the works For us. We all Want to say it, "It’s inconvenient, Frustrating Aggravating 'Disgruntlelating,'" … Continue reading Gotta get back up and be propelled forward.
I lost you to a screen Just your face can be seen But no more body language Silent cues Body ticks And energy...Now we experience "lost connection" As the internet lags Or batteries fail
Popa falls, Derek's experience.The story continues from last week, Poppa Falls: The ups and downs, so as I told you I was beside myself with anxiety, fear and worry all wrapped up in one. You know when you get so worried when someone close to you is late and then when you see them you … Continue reading A very eventful day in the Africa, 2013
'We hurt, we heal, we are changed forever' - MFNoffke People want to know: What did you gain through the experience with cancer? Facing a terminal disease like cancer is challenging and humbling; my life fell into perspective for me. I began to appreciate my life: what I had done and who I was. … Continue reading Life after Cancer.
HAIKU Joy heard in presence autumn rustling in the wind bird song-twittering. 'Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it everyday.' -Henri Nouwen. Take care - Choose Joy, it is your gift. Bird song-twittering.
I realize it is also an integral part of writing to have an audience and I am very appreciative of everyone of you.
I became scared because I was all alone. I paced up and down but still Derek didn’t appear. I waited and waited. Then my mind began to go crazy with scary ideas.
So my search and research paid off. I feel comfortable in my skin and enjoy clothes again. I enjoy shining through my style. I certainly am a bud, but no longer do I try to bloom, I now acknowledge that I am blooming in a bed of roses (with the thorns).
In the end I was very happy to have made the box even although at first I kept thinking, 'I am making a bon bon box for who? I am in lock down - who can I give it to?'
Now that I am an older, wiser woman living in the moment
I am tougher and not easily pressured by other people's projections.
Call me a stubborn old woman - but I have become a tough old bean, just being.