The image of the peony from the garden entered my mind,
the large, soft, frilly peony,
pink and cream ruffled petals.
I sank into the peony,
into it's dewy, soft petals, they stroked my cheeks.
I rested there enveloped in it's creamy, frilled deliciousness.
I could still hear the clock ticking softly
the bird chattering to herself
the image of the peony faded,
the bird's chatter silenced
the clock's ticks whispered on.
Am I in the moment
is this being in the moment?
I welcome your perspective on this experience, these words were intuitively written after my meditation. I don't claim them to be poetic. I wrote the words without censor to capture a beautiful experience to keep as a memory for myself and also to share with others the wonderful feelings that come through meditation.
Like many, there have been some dark-day periods in my life, when I dwelled in the dark tunnel not being able to see the end or any glimmer of light. I forgot what it was like to feel anything let alone experience the beautiful feelings I have come to associate with meaningful practices like meditation and yoga.
Winged things on my mind bringing messages of peace but mostly of TRUST
#Artistsforloveis an on-line movement where the overriding principle is one of love and belonging to which I am happy to add my name....
Also linking with Haiku my Heart ~ the Home of inclusion.Recuerda mi Corazon
Bare winter branchesbathed in mystical moonshinestirring some magic!
Hello and a Happy New Year to you and yours...
I feel like a stranger to this online space it being nearly two months since I last tapped the keys here. I've been living a kind of nomadic existence recently flitting between houses with the addition of my new little tin home that perches on a Welsh hillside overlooking the ocean. What with Christmas and New Year I have been sleeping in random beds! The acquisition of my tin home is something I have dreamed about for ages and now it has come to pass so I've been bathing in ocean magic....
Something else that has kept me creatively occupied lately is my regular postings on Instagram, I have taken to posting haiku and images there as a meditative practice which satisfies both my need to create and also to focus, I have set the intention to continue this practice for 2017 and also to research the subject, perhaps write about my findings here as I believe this art-…
Stepping out Sunday though nation is mourning, we put best foot forward...
Today before posting my daily haiku on Instagram I was shocked to learn of yet another terror attack in the capital city London, 7 slaughtered and 48 injured, this only days after the Manchester killings. At the very moment I was viewing this on-line a pigeon, in flight, slammed into my window causing me to feel a sudden fear, heightening the fear- feeling for those innocent people... Later the prime-minister Theresa May declared on a news bulletin that "enough is enough" and that new measures must be taken to counter this.... As she counted out four ways these measures must take place I was feeling a sense of frustration that no doubt countless millions of others must feel in the face of these senseless acts of violence. I was thinking what can I as one person do?
My small act of posting one image on Instagram with the above haiku seemed so insignificant and I felt the message of "stepping out r…