Tag: Love

Finding Gratitude

Peace, baby.

Honoring the Mighty Maxim

Lead by example. Stand up to bullies. Give love to hate. Speak truth to power.  I consider maxims like these to be simple truths. I hope these truths can provide a moral compass to guide us through harrowed times. Yet I know that time rolls on and truth seems to be

Siren Says Swim

‘There once was a siren at sea Who said, ‘I doth call out to thee Drawing you from the shore Just for my fins to adore Only for us to swim in fish pee I wrote this limerick today after watching the movie “Jaws” and considering the word prompt, “Relish,” from

Sun Sets Seasoned

The sun sets seasoned from curled husks detached alight Gusts grieving morrow ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Sunday, October 4, 2015. I wrote this haiku and created the image “Tree Fall” while listening to cellist Gautier Capucon play Antonín Dvořák – Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104,

A Love in the Dark

Revolving around She blushes, bereaved tonight Briefly beguiled ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Sunday, September 27, 2015 (Total Lunar Eclipse). I wrote this haiku and  created the image using ArtRage 4 while envisioning tonight’s sky and listening to Bonnie Tyler sing the song “Total Eclipse of the Heart”

For Peaceful Mindsets

Tensions release to Day’s bright for hope not bloodshed For peaceful mindsets ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Monday, September 21, 2015 (International Day of Peace). Let us find common ground to build a place for peace. I created the image (using ArtRage 4) and wrote this haiku while

Fishy Love—A Hearty Tale for Two

When life’s blood flows To capture tales reflected A cupped love grows ©2015 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Wednesday, June 17, 2015. I created the image “Blue Fish Heart Patch” and wrote the haiku “Fishy Love: A Hearty Tale for Two” to celebrate dual anniversaries for my own mended heart—my

Sunday Dinners

Sunday dinners can provide for lasting memories–especially when enjoyed with family. For tonight’s  dinner, we prepared an Italian style meal of braised beef short ribs, creamy polenta, and fresh crab salads. Each dish was a labor of love. As we chopped, cracked, poured, simmered, and braised the food, we shared

Autumn Aura

Hues fade before time Shifting seasons brighten homes And thanks are given ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Friday, November 28, 2014. Inspired by the season, I doodled the image using ArtRage 3 on my iPad. I wrote the haiku for Thanksgiving, but then forgot about it.

Duck Heart Day

Offers of love, most Fowl stilled from claws meow Pond  made quackless ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Friday, November 21, 2014. Inspired by a prompt from Writing.com, “A gift is left on the back porch,” The haiku and the image commemorate the day when our cat presented us

Blog at WordPress.com.