This morning I stepped outside to practice my appreciation of this life, this beautiful world, this new chance to be whatever I can within it. I say practice because few humans ever master the art of apprecaiation. Many may think they have mastered a lot of things; but I like the practice of meditation, appreciation and gratitude. It keeps me on the edge of discovery and bright expectation. Continue reading Clarity


Half Moon, too soon nearly gone; and I alone face the darkness- enveloping, silent, accusing… Tick, Tock, world rocks on its axis awaiting the crescent bright, effervescent that marks the nights where Summer delights fade into long Autumn shadows. Half again as much as when it was only half. How swiftly doth the light recede. Like her face, my heart waxes and wanes twixt half and half not.  But on the full days we glow magnificent! Cheryl KP copyright 2016 Continue reading Half/Poetry/Photography


Gratitude Through the haze she winks at me, opening her eyes to the new day. Every face turns to greet the dawn with new hope. What pleasures await the tongue! What treasures lie yet unnoticed? See the beauty she paints … Continue reading Gratitude/Photography/Poetry