I watched you glide across the lake in a yellow kayak. Your braid trailed in the clear water. I half expected the kayak's prow to lift free and slide silently up into the sunlight. Next time, if it does, will you take me with you? My kayak is red. —M.M. Watercolor "Kayaking Along the Shoreline"... Continue Reading →
Enjoy your choice. Just Be in time. This is the joy of missing out. —M.M. Note: JOMO was Word of the Day on dictionary.com Monday, May 13, 2019. It was defined as, "a feeling of contentment with one’s own pursuits and activities, without worrying over the possibility of missing out on what others may be... Continue Reading →
Fearless Faith and fear may be opposed, but the two are not opposites. Do not be deceived. For faith is brighter, is stronger, is vaster, than pinched-up, fist-clenched, pitiable fear. —M.M. Watercolor by Maria Raczynska. Watch a video of it being painted here. More poetry by M.M. here.
If you’re tired because you’ve tried, that’s okay. Often the best steps forward are spelled with the same letters. —M.M. Watercolor by Yong Chen. Read more by M.M.
Upward Do not fear a rocky start, for so also began the mountains who tower above the earth and enjoy the company of the sky. —M.M. Watercolor by Ruth Bailey More poems by M.M. here.
The Cook Book I got myself an apron. I got a tall white hat. I bought myself a ladle. I bought a cutting mat. I found the strainers, knives, and spoons —it said to in my book. Now it looks like all I need’s a book on how to cook. —M.M. Watercolor by Bev... Continue Reading →
When You Can't Give Three things to take: a break, a breath, your time. —M.M. Watercolor by Jennifer Branch Read more by M.M.
You can either roll it up and put it in orderly rows, or you can roll with it and see how it naturally grows. —M.M. Read another poem here and check out my new book of children's poems here.
Santa Claus' Uncle, Jimmy Claus McFunkle, likes to ride around on skis, trumpeting wishes in the breeze, and if you have a special wish, he might just trumpet you a fish! —M.M. Artwork by Cameron Royce. Our book of children's poems Tell Me When I'm Younger is out on Amazon. Check it out here. See more of... Continue Reading →