JoMae Spoelhof

A reflection on the mystery

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~ Easter Week ~

for folks who walk the path with Christ
this week offers much contemplation

a time for grateful pondering — to honor
all the meaning found in death, in life

time for reflection on one most holy life
a gift first cheered at…

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Pinned

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~ Front Porch Melody ~

Another robin.Another mild Spring morning

our second getting up to seventy degrees

in this week of mellow front porch days

a unicycle day — one just went by -

the trees, still bare skeletons,

expose the blue soon to be

hidden by green leaves

and…

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Pinned

Good morning everyone! I watched the world awake this morning and with the dawn came these few lines. Enjoy!

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I love dawn’s silhouette in early springtime, the

skeletons of trees when leaves have yet to form

against the lightening grey of a still quiet morn

when only birds and squirrels…

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Thoughts on the run.

~ Weather Report ~

90º
a steamy hot day for the month of May
a day where it’s hard to stay awake
so it’s off to the kitchen for some
more caffeine, a stretch and
a pick-me-up snack then
back to my laptop, pay
some bills, answer
friends’ emails
write a while
and read…

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Tuning in for that perfect expression

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~ Harvesting Words ~

I scan the horizon for just the right words
words that speak eloquent meaning to me
words to examine and test for their flavor

words holding truth like a sweet pungent pear
words that will clarify difficult answers
words that are ripe and ready to pick
words that will satisfy

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On learning to handle grief

Determined to Blossom — Photo by author

~Hermit at Heart ~

I think I’m learning to ‘calm the beast’
to hold the reigns of thought that
rattled me at first — confused
and sent me spinning to
discover the new me
find my hermit self
quiet my raging
heart, saunter
safely home
at peace
riding
joy…

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Seasons in a writing life

Winter Window — Photo by author

~ My ‘No Write’ February ~

I’ve been away on another staycation
with visiting offspring from hither and yon
from over the ocean and far away places
they flew all directions to be by my side
to celebrate birthdays, meet up with
siblings and feast with each other
all five…

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JoMae Spoelhof

JoMae Spoelhof

Reflections on Life, Love and Loss - with touchstones of hope between the lines. JoMae blogs at annaver.blogspot.com