Tag Archives: Melanie Thomason

distractions

there are books to read

and there are words to write

yet i’m distracted

by the gentle sounds

of the sleepy forest

seeping in my open bedroom window

that and the plaintive meow of someone

who wants back inside

~Melanie Thomason

9/10/2019

let me in!

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a poem

layers

of

time

shift

memories

drift

in

filling

me

up

weighing

me

down.

โ€ข

he

came

in

swift

he

is

a

gift

that

causes

my

mood

to

lift

~Melanie Thomason

9/9/2019

Splat

 

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growing up quickly

9/8/2019

For comparison….

7/9/2019

 

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Flowers

Some flowers in our yard…while they are still here ๐Ÿ™‚

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Family

All the babies in one picture!
Chavez, Splat & Cat

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Insect Orchestra

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

I listen to cicadas sing

zing, zing, zing

the same song for hours

as bees buzz ’round the flowers

ฮŸ

afternoon fades,

gives way to night

crickets join in

and play the chorus

ฮŸ

katydids’ calls and answers resonate

I contemplate

the symphony of the forest

~Melanie Thomason

9/8/2019

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a conversation

“Take the gun.ย  Better to have it and not need it…”

She shook her head no, as she sharpened her knife and slipped it back into her pocket.ย  “You know I detest violence, but a girl does have to defend herself.”

“Well, until something drastic happens in this world to change things, it is never safe out there.ย  Especially alone.ย  Especially at night. Especially if you are a woman.”

“Exactly right.ย  I’ll call you when I get there so you can stop worrying.”

“I’ll never stop worrying cause you, my love, were born a girl.”

~Melanie Thomason

7/5/19

 

 

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summer love~haiku

Image by kordula vahle from Pixabay

sunshine, salty breeze

siren song beseeching me-

paradise awaits

โ™ฅ

troubles melt away

scrunching sand under bare feet-

ocean waves hello

โ™ฅ

beauty surrounds me

swimming into the sunset-

please don’t follow me

Melanie Thomason

7/5/19

 

 

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