Two friends at the water cooler

There's plenty in this life to fret and complain about, but if you have one weird friend you can laugh and be weird with, you're doing all right. Thanks for stopping by! Laugh. Be weird. Be well. 💗 Michele I hope my song selection, This Life by Useful Jenkins, makes you smile. 😁 Enjoy the …

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Lifeguard on Duty

I am doing fine. I know. You are brave and you are strong, but in currents you can’t see, there’s a riptide that’s stronger than your bravery. I won’t carry you and you won’t drown me; we will both hold on to that which floats and side by side we will conquer the changing sea. …

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Strolling through a Poem

In the mystical mist vision is limited but the possibilities are endless The mist whispers the promise of poets who scribble furiously and endlessly lines that give meaning to living and dying The lovers breathe it in every molecule, a thousand poetry collections every inhale, a tsunami of emotions Merging and morphing blending and believing …

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That’s a wrap

If you’re still waiting for a special Santa delivery, your time may have come and gone; from the looks of him, I believe his work is done. 🎅🏻 🏖️ my photo, Solana Beach, CA © 2022 MyInspiredLife

Shake things Up

Shaken for several generations Longer than any of us can remember Always the same scene captivating A final shake made the globe break Familiar scene fractured predictability shattered Magic poured out into the streets Some cried over the loss of same Others rejoiced We are free! Once made, snow globes never change. Unlike the big, …

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Easily Entertained (poem & video)

For a stretched moment we are not our voices discussing         aging parents,            men,               kids,                  politics,                     and relationships we are not our choices that leave us         pondering,            questioning,               understanding,                  revising,                     and releasing we are who we’ve always been – playful spirits hushed by life’s demands we found each other again – laughing at life’s silly shit …

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Summer Shorts

Welcome to a sampling of my "shorts." Any excuse to scroll through images of tanned beach men. 😂 My Saturday Shorts began as a place to share random short lines that flood my mind. I hope you enjoy my shorts! Be well. 💗 Michele My Shorts: Saturday Shorts Saturday Shorts - Writing Saturday Shorts - …

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Saturday Shorts – Her Cottage by the Sea

Looking through my beach photos from Florence, Oregon turned my attention toward my Her Cottage by the Sea poems (links below). I am sharing a few excerpts from those poems, in the form of "shorts." Those sensual poems, written last year, were inspired by my poem, "a Writer's Dream." 🌊 Her Cottage by the Sea …

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Poshbean and Tumbleweed at the Beach (video)

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.”― Muhammad Ali https://videopress.com/v/oUqUE1Yg?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true I was surprised when one of my closest friends, told me she would be moving... to the same area as my daughter, …

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Living Poetry

           playing poetry pebble tossed on a hopscotch square one step, two steps, skipping in rhyme get to the end, turn, then do it again            reading poetry thank you, Dr. Seuss for writing lines that still delight and to you, Shel Silverstein for your tree that keeps giving            loving poetry along the shore in Mexico, a …

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