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- On The Beach March 16, 2021The crashing waves at night make a ghostly sound. The sea disappears into the dark as far as the eye can see, yet the crashing waves abound whether we see them or not. The moon is bright and low in the sky, reflecting on surfaces all around. The sound of the sea can be relaxing, […]
- The Green Forest March 7, 2021It’s nice to be far from the madding crowd. Sitting, relaxing, and listening to birdsong, alone with nothing more than your thoughts. Or so it seems. Sometimes you can see things that others can’t see. Beauty among the beautiful. The gentle rain feels like a friend, trying to tell you something that you just can’t […]
- You’re Never Alone With A Tree February 5, 2021Some trees have been here for hundreds of years. They never complain, they just tree. If only they could talk. The things they must have seen, the changes, hundreds of years through snow, rain and sunshine. When you sit in the company of a tree, you will never be alone. If you listen carefully, you […]
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- The Best Apple December 17, 2019The Best Apple An apple hung upon a tree, It stood out from the rest. Ruby red, sun ripened skin... The post The Best Apple first appeared on Gloria Smud.
- It’s Only A Song October 3, 2019It’s Only A Song “It’s only a song….” Only a song? Goodness me, no! You’ve got it all wrong! It’s... The post It’s Only A Song first appeared on Gloria Smud.
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