Visions and Memories

By Mike Turner Though time has slowly brushed awayThe sharpness of my mind And where my vision once was clear Now mostly I am blind I do remember that sweet day We saw what we could be And started down our lifetime’s path Together, you and me We looked ahead, out toward our lives But … Continue reading Visions and Memories

Morning

By Mike Turner Dark night slowly lifts towards dawn Jet black skies shade to deep blue Gently, morning’s coming on Fleecy clouds reflect sun’s hue Sweet dew lies upon the grass Birdsong fills expanding air Sunlight grows as shadows pass Leaves rustle in breezes fair And as awakening from a dream You sense the world … Continue reading Morning

1st Place Springtime Contest: “A Flash of Blue” by Mike Turner

A flash of blue Just a hint In my peripheral vision As I gaze across my yard What have I seen If anything at all? Cobalt sky laced with white clouds? No, ‘twas more ephemeral Indigo cats-paw ripples Dappled with golden sunlight On the surface of the backyard pool? Nay, ‘twas more elusive There, again … Continue reading 1st Place Springtime Contest: “A Flash of Blue” by Mike Turner