Tags » Afternoons

paperbark wetlands

barefoot forest steps
finds sun-stained river grasses
windless and silent.

© 2016 Melinda Irvine


river and light

last afternoon light
mirrors her river’s sudden
bird songs to quiet

© 2016 Melinda Irvine


Lovely summer

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”

Henry James is responsible for the above quote and I agree with him. 360 more words


over the back fence

over the back fence
winter sun
is diminishing

into late afternoon
golds and dark
shady browns.

kids cheer
a backyard
cricket score

as i crawl… 121 more words


Matariki and midwinter, again

Matariki started last week, the sisters rising, the year turning. It’s been a gathering, quietening time, a waiting time too, with all the tension and patience that demands. 136 more words

Stained Glass Summers

I had a lovely summer, finally with some free time and I graduated from college, so I’d chalk that up to a good time.

Church Street milling with people mid day is where I found myself, disappearing into the throng, walking with no place to go until I met a friend and we sat ourselves down to catch up on everything we’d been missing, long been kept from enjoying time off, no pressing deadlines or harried hellos and goodbyes. 253 more words


Music For Your Wednesday! #LDS #ExMormon

The office is quiet. I don’t know about you, but trying to get through these hours are a bit of Chinese torture. It’s the middle of the week. 230 more words

Sister Sarah