It’s raining leaves.

This post is a spin off of WordPress’ daily prompt Singin’ In the Rain.

Fall Leaves

I watch your eyes sparkle in wonder,
as heavenly colors float your way.
It’s raining leaves, I say.

Gently swaying in the breeze,
they dance like no one is watching
and slowly find a haven in your innocent presence.

Mystified by an autumn blessing,
I see your tiny hands – God’s creation,
reach toward the twinkling sky in delight, beckoning for more.

I’m dazzled and tickled by your giggles.
My heart smiles,
and my soul is enlightened with a sense of purpose.

In this moment of peaceful observance and mindful tranquility,
I am born again
and absolved of all my earthly sins.
I reflect how every wrong turn has led me to our moment.
It’s raining leaves, Hannah.

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Coffee Talk

This is in response to Writing Wings for You, encouraging all folks to tap into their inner poet. The blog’s latest challenge is coffee talk.

I close my eyes and breathe in your aroma,
captivated by your allure.
Rich and bold,
I savor each ingredient’s scent and distinctive flavor.

There’s no rush,
for my angel is discovering the delight of dreaming.
Our possibilities are endless.

A cheap high,
you take me there.
Back to a first date,
an intellectual debate,
and a hangover cure.

Back to a morning perk in Latin America,
an afternoon espresso in Italy,
and road java in Dublin.

And right on cue,
back to reality.
A light cry pulls my darling from Never, Never Land.

Until tomorrow, until tomorrow.

Bewley's Cafe, Dublin
Bewley’s Cafe, Dublin