Category Archives: Stream of Consciousness Saturday

bali11 February 11

#SoCS Feb. 11/17 – “so/sow/sew”

The photo made me remember my Dad’s mother, “Inang” which is a Tagalog word for mother (could also be a dialect from their province, Bulacan). My Dad’s father, “Amang” died during the Japanese occupation and left a young wife and two children, my father who was 5 and my Aunt, who was three. Inang managed […]

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#SoCS Feb. 4/17 – hair

I waited for you all evening and you didn’t come. I wore a nice red gown, I thought you would like it. I put my hair up like what you preferred. We were supposed to celebrate the first day we met, like it was just yesterday. But the candle has burned out and you were […]

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#SoCS and #JusJoJan Jan. 28/17 – “wood/would”

I shoulda walked naked in the streets with head high I woulda rock and roll as loud as I coulda at home I shoulda surf the waves with glee in the lake I woulda fall in love with the guy hundred times Like I was in cloud nine all the times I wish I shoulda […]

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#SoCS and #JusJoJan Jan. 21/17 – Glass

the flow of traffic nobody standing still building made of glass they have to pay the bill the financial district busy as a bee in surface like what we predict people making a fuss never ending talks dripping tales at a time nobody jaywalks some work till bedtime people always in a rush hang on, […]

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#SoCS and #JusJoJan Jan. 14/17 – A word that starts with “P”

Finding my peace Got to remain as one piece It’s inside me The key is being free No pressure It’s normal to err With pure heart That’s a good start Count my blessing Every day I could sing Accept what life brings Do my best, on what springs The oasis of serenity When everything’s at […]

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#SoCS and #JusJoJan Jan. 7/17 – coat

moonrise holding their hands by their knees evening at a house peaceful evening and some wine reminiscing bygone days candlelite dinner hold hands under the table her eyes are sparkling crickets chirping by the trees soft breeze whistling in the night full moon reflection lovers walk by the sea man gave her his coat they […]

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#SoCS Dec. 17/16 “moot”

In the journey of life, it’s not always smooth sailing Rough ways, getting lost, storms and other set-backs We can’t stand still as the sky might fall After rainy days we see flowers blooming The daffodils, tulips, bluebells and the lilacs We go through life, don’t have to look for cure-all When we see a […]

Recipe in a Bottle

Connecting to Friends, Old and New, Through Recipes, Gardens, and Dinner Parties


Musicians, Composer, Writer, and Artist.

There Are More Poets than Stars in the Firmament

would I know the truth of life if not for poetry

lillian the home poet

rejuvenatement - not retirement

Mick E Talbot Poems

haiku tanka senryu hiabun poetry

My Struggling Heart



suspenseful with a pencil

Poets for Peace

Where we use words for Peace.