Nature of Love

Earlier, I posted how my boyfriend and I created a bird bath out of an old Dish Network satellite in my yard. The other day, he was looking at the art/nature project we did together and apparently got inspired. He said, as he stood there and looked at how the Mandevilla has progressed and twisted up the pole to bloom, he thought of our relationship.

So while I sat there editing blog photos, he was writing….something. I wondered what he was working on so diligently, but I didn’t ask. We just smiled at each other occasionally when we looked up from our projects. Then, he showed me. It was a poem about me-us-our blossoming love. (Yeah, he is pretty darn wonderful.)

With his blessing, I thought I would share it for today’s nature theme in Sally D’s Phoneography Challenge. Because what is more natural than reclaimed resources, growing flowers and blossoming love?

So here is our joint submission: my iPhone picture and his poem. (And now you can see how the Mandevilla is growing since my last post too.)



looking at it reminds me of You, Always just Right

during the day, or during the night, even if the birds have taken flight

full of creativity and passion, with a slight touch of spirit and fight

serenity so beautiful, it makes me yearn for the delight

thank you for making my Life, Always just Right!


For Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature.

A Little Mud Present

This weekend is my boyfriend’s 50th birthday. No one ever likes to turn 50 I think. So, to make it a little fun, we kicked the weekend off with a little mud obstacle course race. Running through the mud and climbing over walls has to make anyone feel young again, right? 

Well, that was the plan anyway, but I’ll let you know how young we feel in the morning:)  

Finding You, Finding Life

Your voice fills my mind

Saturating me with craved images of you, I dream

Dream that a lost love found me, at last, in you


Your company stuns my body

Dazing me with the fluidity of your presence, I stare

Stare at the gift God has given me, how do I keep you here


Your kiss mesmerizes my thoughts

Freezing me like a lioness with belladonna in her eyes

My eyes that only see you as the world disappears


Your touch fills my soul

Flooding me like a lone streetlight amongst the darkness

The darkness that had become my heart, now fades


Your love completes my life

Filling my heart with passion and purpose, I live

Live to be better and make you smile, we are one



For d’Verse’s ~ Poetics Line em Up.

A challenge where you take at least three lines of their poem to make yours.