The Fall Commute

Leave earlier, bumper-to-bumper, stop and go, watch the crosswalks, stay alert for bikes; of all the things to enjoy and appreciate about fall, back-to-school traffic isn’t one of them.

– Written for Day 31 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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Around Again

Darkness comes earlier than usual. Temperatures are noticeably cooler. Nature has a secret to reveal in due time. Seasons change as we go around again.

– Written for Day 30 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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Nature Cannot Be Contained

Smooth concrete so carefully laid, created a path through nature for humans to pass; cracked and bulging, rippling beneath unsteady feet. Nature pays it no mind as roots snake through refusing to be contained.

– Written for Day 29 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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On My Way

White clouds swirl in the vibrant blue sky, painting a backdrop.
Doves coo and sparrows chirp, creating a symphonic soundtrack.
Backlit silhouetted trees line the sidewalk pointing the way.

– Written for Day 28 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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Indestructible

I started the walk with Indestructible by Disturbed and felt as such,
Half way through, not so much.

– Written for Day 27 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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Surely It Is For My Benefit

Poked and prodded, blood taken and shots given…I resemble a pincushion these days. Surely, it is for my benefit…

– Written for Day 25 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.

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