Thursday, January 27, 2011

I Needed To Hear The Air

Yesterday was just an ordinary day in my life. Nothing special happened. Oh, unless you mean being lost. I am. I've gone for a walk in the world. Listening and looking to what I miss. Clouds floated and birds flew. Not one stopped me from my trail. I had to go. I needed to hear the air. If only for a while. This would bring my noise to a quiet hum. The sounds that make me think of what is next. I listen to them most of the time. Always figuring out that they mean to help. The view from my world is foggy at times. Like the early mornings of November. The kind where you can hear but not quite see. I live those days a lot. In the year of the change, I walk a path that is unknown. Fresh are my steps. Looking back is gone. I am alone on this venture. I will go where it leads. I'm the kind that doesn't go the way of others. I don't do up, it leaves me tired.  Down could make me fall. I tend to walk the smaller lane. The one that makes me warm. To the right or left, I have no tend. It's the one where the wind blows and I hear the smell. You'll find me there walking slow, taking it all with.

~ JC ~

(I do wish I were a fabulous writer. I am what I am.)

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16 comments:

troutbirder said...

You made your point in an interesting way. That's writing...good writing. Now as to dogs and cats, I love my GSD, my spouses cat I'm more ambiguous about. :)

Remington said...

Beth here....that was beautiful....it brought tears to my eyes....I love the way you write....straight from the heart, my friend....
You had asked on our blog today how I get Remington to take those pics....believe it or not I just say photo shoot and he does whatever I ask him to do....no problems EVER. He is just a big sweetheart....I love him so much....

ellen abbott said...

you write well enough that I was along with you forging a new way.

Kea said...

I really enjoy your writing; it always evokes deep emotions.

Sending (((hugs))) and Light for your Path.

janis said...

Very cool♥

Tess Kincaid said...

I'm all about hearing and feeling that air. Excellent thoughts.

Tumblewords: said...

Lovely words of imagery that draws me on and on. Deep into the journey.

Huffle Mawson said...

Who says you aren't a great writer? I liked that a lot.

Jinksy said...

Stillness and quiet are good places to start from...

Daily Dose of Dogs (aka Cats with your Coffee) said...

You are what you are, and that is a GOOD writer.

You mentioned you would take Lucy in a heartbeat. If you are even slightly thinking about it, let me know. I bet we could get travel arrangements made.
:-)

Brian said...

I enjoy your writing too! You are not alone though, many of us are hitching a ride on your journey!!!

Carolynn said...

Beautiful imagery, somewhat wistful and melancholy. Walk on.

THE OLD GEEZER said...

Greetings from Southern California.

I added myself to follow your blog. You are more than welcome to visit mine and become a follower if you want to.

God Bless You, ~Ron

Cats of Wildcat Woods said...

I like it - does make your point in your unique way. That is what good writing is. Hope all is well.

LeAnn said...

Lovely as usual. Please don't put yourself down! I came up dry this week. Too busy with my philosphy class taking up all my deep thoughts this week, lol.

Cheyenne -Millie said...

We would like to walk with you.

There comes a time in your life when you walk away from all of the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right and pray for those who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of life, getting back up is living.

~ Jose N. Harris

Characters In My Garden

Purr Gang ~ My five cats

Cats ~ Al, Ashton Rosevelt, Jasmine Marie, Riley Andrew & Meredith Ann

Fur Gang ~ Jodie Isabella and Sally Jean
(The Original member, Sweet Bella is in memory only now. Maddy Jean, another original member, past away in August of 2014)

Mr. Boatman ~ my husband who likes boats

DD ~ my daughter who graduated and is now out living in the real world

DS or Dson ~ my son is studying computer science and math



Maddy Jean & Bella

Maddy Jean & Bella
Both gone but never forgotten

Jodie Isabella

Jodie Isabella

Al

Al
I adopted him from our local Humane Society

Ashton

Ashton
Adopted from my local horse supply store

Jasmine

Jasmine
I adopted her from Purrfect Pals

Riley

Riley
I adopted him from the local Humane Society

Meredith Ann

Meredith Ann
I adopted her from Purrfect Pals