Breath of Life by Ruth Ann Dandrea

I’m breathing in oxygenexhaled by twenty-sixtomato plants sitting inmy kitchen waiting forthe threat of frost to pass.I’m sitting in my kitchen withtwenty-six tomato plantswaiting for the threat ofdisease to pass. Togetherwe began this new life.First quarantined morningmy granddaughter and Itucked tiny black seedsinto soft black soil. Tuckedthe cups beneath a growlight by the patio doors.Waited. … Continue reading Breath of Life by Ruth Ann Dandrea

magic of the evening by Janet Burl

tall pines dancein the breeze,framing the sceneof blue and green. scents waftout of the kitchen,as we sit quietlytaking in the ambiance. a loon and her babyslowly swim by,their passingleaving a delicate trail. a salmon jumps,breaking the still water,and catches the mayflypassing overhead the circle of its passingslowly moves outwardon the quiet lake,till all is calm … Continue reading magic of the evening by Janet Burl