A Writer's 21st Century Memoir.

Posts tagged ‘October’

cold delicious iced tea drink

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 29-31

You tell me that where you’re from  
a pitcher full of this on a porch  
was all anyone needed. 
It was a link to the past,  
a connection to the future,  
and it quenched  
wandering mid-day thoughts. 

bench carved stones cemetery

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 22nd-24th

Another friend has died today. 
You make the trek to show support  
and say your last goodbyes. 
I never see you cry. 
You know that they are safe  
in a place without pain or suffering.

reddened hills & adventure in arid arizona

OctPoWriMo: October 9th-12th

Green thumbs and calloused hands turn dirt into a bed of flowers. 
I watch you casually sprinkle life into a seed and watch it grow. 
Mother to children and mother nature you share nothing but love. 
I pray that one day my hands will too learn some of what you know.

love and beach sunset

OctPoWriMo: Oct 6th, 7th, & 8th

And as we all age  
the new life shows signs  
of thinking like you  
when you were that age too. 
You are the life blood.  
The necessary pieces  
that help us put together  
who we are  
and where we come from.

October by Broken Bells

Broken Bells is an indie rock band composed of artist-producer Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the band The Shins (another one of my favorite…