The backyard beckons me back home, the swing’s a welcome sight,

It sits amongst a flower bed, with pillows soft and bright,

The sound of crickets, frogs and birds, is constantly alive,

There is no need for empty words, the beauty will survive,

Heavenly stars like fractured glass, dance swiftly through the sky,

Each breath you take, each sound you hear, will never pass you by,

Perfume of magnolia flowers, captivate the senses,

When moonlight pours its golden glow, magic it dispenses,

A prolific sanctuary, where dreams take you away,

Where lightning bugs spread fairy dust, and you have time to play.






As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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4 Responses to DOWN HOME COMFORT

  1. I love this: “A prolific sanctuary, where dreams take you away,/Where lightning bugs spread fairy dust, and you have time to play.” I never thought to connect lightening bugs and fairy dust… but of course, that’s where the ideas of fairies must have come from in the first place! This poem is stunning in its simplicity and in the way it conjures feelings of peace and wonder! Thank you for taking me to that place, dear Kathy. It was just what my soul needed! ❤ ❤

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    • says:

      Thanks my sweet friend. I was thinking of Tinkerbelle when I wrote those words. I do believe in fairies, don’t you? I think it was part of growing up, which I obviously don’t want to. Thanks for the uplifting response to this little Diddy!


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