Tag Archives: acceptance

Ambition #midnighthaiku

Simple ambitions To live in joy and die in peace Accepting each day

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Rattling the chains

“It’s what’s called a floating floor,“ had said the workman who had come to remove yet more chunks of my son’s wet room, “but that will mean absolutely nothing to you,” “Actually, it does.” Not only is the term fairly … Continue reading

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Purification #midnighthaiku

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Comfortable?

My son was leaning out of the window when I arrived and watched me walk to his door. He was eyeing me strangely, but said nothing until I had brought him his morning coffee. “I’d forgotten that you were female.” … Continue reading

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Piscine drama…

Living with any creature brings Nature into your home. Living with fish gives you a window into their world. You become an observer, lacking true understanding, perhaps, but learning to recognise the behaviours and the silent language expressed by movement, … Continue reading

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That I Am Here – Colleen Brown

Reblogged from Chatter Master: Some days I want to throw my hands up in gratitude To the universe That fills me with awe and grandeur Opening my arms to accept it’s glory And send out my energy to join. Some … Continue reading

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Unbalanced scales…

“…so, we’ve being doing this for a while…” “Twelve thousand, four hundred and ten days to be exact.” “…and I still don’t really know.” “Know what?” “What flowers you would prefer for Mother’s Day.” “Ones with roots.” “For the garden?” … Continue reading

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Gifts #midnighthaiku

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Look in the mirror…

“You have the body of a goddess…” For a moment, I allowed myself to bask in the glow. Vague visions of those marble-limbed deities beloved of sculptors and painters flickered across the screen of mind. The Judgement of Paris… the … Continue reading

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Mozzie

I am a small mosquito And my task is not the best… To be a nuisance all my life And be a perfect pest. It isn’t really all my fault When deep within the night You wake to find I … Continue reading

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