Labyrinth of life, Taking turns On straightaways, Moving by the feel Of what is real. . . . To know the betters Turns. . . . ___© Nellieanna H. Hay
A collection of random original versatile verses.
Growing pains ~ at any age. ______© Nellieanna H. Hay
You are Worth your wait In treasures Of the heart. ___© Nellieanna H. Hay
Finding, keeping, coming, sleeping, splendidly proceeding into tomorrow. End today, enter into the now, Singing! Ringing! __© Nellieanna H. Hay
Beautiful blossom, Radiate your artistry In misty tints; Illuminate shadows of the heart. ______© Nellieanna H. Hay
This talented artist creates a site called "Heron Dance" to publish his newsletter & display his artworks: treats to anticipate & enjoy each time.
A SENSE OF WONDER “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we...
Life's most significant highlights begin with a heartbeat among countless heartbeats, as if the heart itself announces them.
Master of Glass/Design, hand-blown glass art objects to grace shelves or table & lift spirits each time one beholds them!
Trampoline! This life’s a trampoline! And in between Each bounce, We grow a little, Know a little More about A Trampoline! . . . . . . ____© Nellieanna H. Hay
Glimpse back in time to when chatroom chats & frequent Get-Togethers were in full swing.
From life's Messy mixture Poetry rises To the top Or settles To the bottom In its time. With highest aspiration, Lowest tribulation Expressing into words. In bits of rhyme. ____© Nellieanna H. Hay
A collection of some of my original poetry which had merely been whispered; never before being published until my Hubpage experience prompted sharing them here, - first of many to follow.
Life astounds me! How beautiful! How full! And here am I To live IT. . . . . ____© Nellieanna H. Hay
She, in Colorado; I, in Indiana. Among the mailbox contents, an envelope postmarked Colorado was a welcome sight! Its back flap bore her witty little drawing illustrating her message about their icy weather.
One must become at least conversant with one's valleys & sinkholes, one's bright or overcast days if one is to become free-to-be, at ease in one's valleys & on one's peaks, without haunting fears of falling off into...
At times fear prevents taking risks to leave so-called security of mere representations of real things wherein might be found what's really awaiting; till suddenly realizing that is futility. ~©nhh
Realms of light and knowledge beckon on a yonder hill. They must be earned by diligence, their wisdom to instill. 〰©Nellieanna H. Hay
Bits of experience, moments in time bring memories of life well lived. ____© Nellieanna H. Hay
Let me introduce MY DAD! No, he wasn't a real deacon (which will be explained). He WAS the best Dad I could have.
While 'he' was hunting them in his Indiana woods, I was sitting on a stump, cold & frightened with squirrels keeping me company!
Our furry friends have lessons they can teach us in unexpected ways at times. Let's call these SquirreLessons & see what we derive from them.
What IS it about squirrels? Small, super-active, furry rodent critters. Funny! Pests! Sure, they're entertaining - EXCEPT when they're pests, which is when they become VARMINTS! blblblbl. . .
Poems of growing awareness describe my early personal journey.
Original collection of poetry touching upon life's challenges & responses.
Bugle me a day; the way now seems unclear; to pray, too dear to try; to plan another day, too raw. ____ © Nellieanna Hay
He'd always recall this day & the little tree that'd waited to be HIS as nothing else had been! They's grow up together, he thought! 0h, to hold onto this moment & its glow forever! A perfect day - enough for now.
soliloquy |səˈliləkwē| . . .noun ( pl. -quies) - an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers.
One of my early hubs, expressing delight in discovering personable fellow-writers who've become colleagues & friends.
Their new house provided a way he could be with Dad & contribute so he'd feel more included & important. Otherwise, Mom & Dad were usually really busy with their duties & interests.
War declared over; Peace Treaties signed. Peace began to be waged, subtler & more demanding, than War had been, plusno "treaty" to mark its conclusion, which conclusion was never reached!
Postwar babies boomed; so did postwar building business. Dad's career took off; next: new home.
Prologue: He was a "boomer" - a late boomer; "late" because he was born later in the boomer decade.
Being Aware: Virtue - Vision - Breath - Progress - Belief; We KNOW only by contrast. What exists which we do not know, we take for granted. What may or may not exist, we do not KNOW for certain, so we frequently...
I picture Mother engaged in her myriad creative & practical pursuits, nothing ever too insignificant to captivate interest as she fully used her nows.
Ribbons of time unwind from infinity’s spool, loop & heap in convolutions on floor of space, beyond recall.
Answering For Oneself At the End Of the Day: It's not a race, but a life-style, a standard which stitches together the quilt-blocks of one's life, a principle on which one builds its quality & contributes to that of...
In need of reassurance, ~ I became immune to words; so my friend, Freda, sent me a non-letter, awakening me.
LIGHTNING COULD STRIKE! But could It happen to you? Yes. If you're lucky it could. How to know if it does? No way to not know! You'll be electrified!
A cutaway is a focus usually of something other than the current action. It's useful; opens other possibilities than the mundane which might be the order of the day.
OK, just what is this?" we may want to know. That's logical! Much research has been done & is being done by scientists more qualified than I to answer it! But let's look into it together.
The intriguing role of will in one’s character & choices. How does it figure in madness & deviant behavior, if it does?
What is non-attachment and what is it NOT? Of course, what it's not is attachment. So what really is to be considered is the personal effects of each of these concepts.
Writing encourages self revelation. Other writers exchanging theirs help us modify our restraints, so we all open up & share our experiences & ideas.
We've all had fuzzy thoughts becoming crystal-clear & dead ends beginning to knit & spring to life! Also, we've needed an AHA! which didn't come - they come or not of their own accord!
Training of the mind needs balance, as well as tolerance and acceptance of others' differences.