In Between


“I love you

as certain dark things

are to be loved,

in secret,

between the shadow

and the soul.”


― Pablo Neruda


I was going to write only once a week, Monday, on this blog

but here it is Friday, and the bug has bitten me, in between

the shadow and my soul, and the voice is yelling to be free,

hence a ditty or two.




Ethereal being

Voice inside me

My connection to God




Define moral sense

Does the soul leave a shadow

Is it the conscience


Haiku:     (in the more traditional sense … seasonal)

winters long shadows

soul longs for eternity

life’s always too short


a poem … of sorts … :


don’t think so hard

go with the flow

don’t reveal your cards

enjoy God’s show


life can be difficult if you make it

trying to keep body, mind and soul in sync

life can be easy if you take it

all you need is the color pink


a silly day, a belly laugh

time to relax and regale

take a snapshot, save the photograph

teach someone to love using braille


delight in every moment of today

call a friend, make a friend, be a friend

the Great Creator made this world a buffet

an honest effort is all you need to spend.


ME and the Boss


to feel better, laugh with others, not at others.







About merb010

Spring Hill, FL, United States Two nice old folks just hanging out, not hurting a bug or anything larger. The years have been kind to us and we now we are enjoying our golden years reading and writing. We are grateful for the God given talents that we now use to help others. View all posts by merb010

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