Dandelion Play

Children play on the hillside

which is yellow and white

colored in dandelions

and daisies

they run and sit and sniff

all those flowers in the sun

there is butter under their chins

there are crowns on heads

chains made long

for whips and necklaces

they wear it unknowingly

the seeds of their potential 

Dandelion Play

Lake of Light


There on the lake at Fort Parker State Park, the day lingered on the surface. Sun disappeared on the horizon yet the light stayed. The water glowed for at least an hour as we walked the shore guided by its glow.

passing of daytime 

reflection bright as the night

on a cloudless sky 


Lake of Light