Treasured Moments (Haiku Series #189)

Visualizing

Midnight sky awakes

Milky Way explodes with dreams—

Hang on to each star

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Trusting

Remaining patient

Sometimes life comes full circle—

Second chance arrives

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Overcoming

Trapped in harsh desert

Mountain of perseverance—

Thirst finally quenched

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Sharing Her Treasures (Haiku Series #188)

Standing Still

Beauty without words

Stirring each silent chorus—

Morning’s sunrise beams

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Patiently Waiting

Chilly summer night

Hint of early autumn dreams—

Calendar page turns

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Timeless Themes

Woven together

Composing her melodies—

Harmony praising

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Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was a former first lady of the United States during her husband’s tenure as President (1933-1945).  Her life was filled with many accomplishments and pursuits outside of her political involvement with her husband:  diplomat (United Nations) and activist (human rights).

Dennis Swanberg Quote

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To make your dream come true, you have to stay awake.

From Ephesians 3:20:  “Now to Him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine.”

Hope’s Flame

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Hearing hope-filled words

Again and again

 

Different story

Always same message

 

Better tomorrow’s

Waiting in the wings

 

Whatever issue

Life’s hollow words sting

 

Today’s hope searching

Empty souls stare out

 

Yesterday shattered

Future dreams snuffed out

 

Confidence shaken

Sunrise uncertain

 

Starving for action

Grieving voices weep

 

Life struggles onward

Energy waning

 

From smallest ember

Hope’s flame still glowing

 

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Riding Cowboy’s Range

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Searching far and wide

Encircling landscape

Riding each morning

Cowboy’s day takes shape

 

Working ‘til sunset

Riding saddleback

Fulfilling life’s dream

Cowboy’s tasks unpack

 

Tracking each stray steer

Bringing safely back

Riding in cold rain

Cowboy’s small payback

 

Earning little pay

Tasting land’s treasures

Riding hard saddle

Cowboy’s few pleasures

 

Living with toughness

Facing shortcomings

Riding treeless range

Cowboy’s homecoming

 

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Midnight Walk

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Nightly dream

Taking midnight walk

Quiet time

Whispering thoughts talk

 

Nightly peace

Wakening clouds part

Moon shining

Warming lonely heart

 

Nightly quest

Peeling away soul

Light traces

Filling spirit whole

 

Nightly view

Crossing distant bridge

Darkness looms

Scaling lofty ridge

 

Nightly dream

Finishing each ride

Silence tames

Rising sunrise hides

 

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Louise Gluck Quotes

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The soul is silent.  If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams.

Some of us make our own light:  a silver leaf like a path no one can use.

American poet Louise Gluck (born 1943) is widely recognized for her unique style and poetic voice.  She has received numerous awards including the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2020 and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993.