Southern Living

Fresh mowed lawn morn-
ings
Greet me
While clouds that slept there
Wet shoes and paws
Egrets mingle in weeds
Playing peek-a-boo with minnows
And white wavy pond reflect-
ions
Sunset sweetened cloudbanks
Embrace a yellow gumball sun
Melting into ebony copper-coated seas
Lily scented evenings
Show Orion pointing the way
While Betelgeuse blinks red
Pondering destruction
I sleep under a sheet of love
Encircled in the heaviness of
Familiar loving arms
With a toasty bundle of fur
Snuggled against my knee

 

Sara Vinas is a worshipper of sun, sea and serendipity. 
She is also an artist and the inspirations for paint and pen come 
from her delight
in nature, 
especially of the salt water variety. 
 Her poetry has been published in several online publications, and anthologies. 
 Her art and poetry can be found at saravinas.blogspot.com.

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