Tag: Mindfulness

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…

My Inner Voice is Muted

My Inner Voice is Muted

I have an overwhelming desire to think about nothing, talk about nothing, do nothing. Perhaps this mindlessness / mental exhaustion is a cousin of meditation. Maybe I’m on the way to “empty mind meditation” or mental silence that will declutter my brain and bring on a state of nirvana. 

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

A deepening interest in photography and following certain blogs has me seeing things differently these days.

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

A clarion call for mindfulness: what if every day was new year’s day?

Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO

Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO

5:30 a.m.5 degrees, a pot of teapeaceful solitude © 2018 Glover Gardens

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.

Haiku: Coffee Mindfulness

Haiku: Coffee Mindfulness

A friend’s vacation state of mind and photo inspired a haiku.

Haiku: The Gift

Haiku: The Gift

Celebrating kindred spirits, serendipity and Great Blue Herons on the Bolivar Peninsula.

Surrounded: A Photo from New Orleans

Surrounded: A Photo from New Orleans

I looked up in NOLA and saw these steeples framed by the traditional NOLA architectural elements of this stately home and a beautiful old oak tree.

Haiku: The Slow Lane

Haiku: The Slow Lane

Llamas and tractors and pastures, oh my! Another Colorado-inspired nature haiku from Glover Gardens.

A Swan Song

A Swan Song

I think a group of swans did a performance just for me. As I stood and watched, they changed direction, got in position, and swam by in a line. MUST.WRITE.HAIKU.

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

A haiku for a happy mountain place that inspires me, restores peace and tranquility and fuels creativity.

Each One Unique: A Feathered Still Life

Each One Unique: A Feathered Still Life

Is this little bird thinking what a great day it is to be a bird in the sunshine, in a sanctuary-like environment where the predators wear warning bells and the feeders are always full?

Haiku for Little Boy’s Joy: Touching an Airport Rainbow

Haiku for Little Boy’s Joy: Touching an Airport Rainbow

A little boy embodies the concept of mindfulness and simple pleasures with the rainbow wall at Dulles Airport. Adults, not so much.

beth and bella and bree and brielle (an amazing poem by a very wise 6th grader)

beth and bella and bree and brielle (an amazing poem by a very wise 6th grader)

This beautiful, gentle, tranquil and philosophical poem is rich with imagery, illustrative of the concept and value of mindfulness, and fills me with hope.

haiku: hungry hummingbird

haiku: hungry hummingbird

Haiku and photo honoring a hungry hummingbird in the cool Colorado August.


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