It’s 4 am, I feel a gentle tapping on the doorway of my dreams. “Wake up”, he whispers gently in my ear. “Bathe in my light, Renew your soul. Greet my sister Sun, as she rises. “ Mahalo brother Moon! Aloha kakahiaka sister Sun! ~Analiese Kennedy (2023)
Tag Archives: poetry
Happiness is a Garden
Just like a mother, it’s difficult to have “favorites”. Here are a few of my garden babies, blooming in all their glory. I don’t have a very large space to garden in, approximately 250 Square feet in my back “yard”. It’s actually more of a patio with small strips of space to garden in, butContinue reading “Happiness is a Garden”
Flittering and floating, From flower to shoulder, To the top of my head. As if to tell me, Sometimes we float away from love, And sometimes love floats back to us. I’m struck by her beauty, And a little sad when she leaves. Float back! I silently scream. Come back to me, My shoulder beckonsContinue reading “Dragonfly”
captured a picture of this beautiful Monarch butterfly as I was hiking along the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut.
Appalachian Trail Mile, 1947.1 8/23/2022 Whack! Another branch, wails the back of my leg. I whisper under my breath, Thank you Mistress, may I have another? I stumble, slip, and fall…again. The thick mud, made of some sort of clay and A stink I have never smelled before, clings to my ass And the backContinue reading “Sweet Submission”
1800 Miles Completed, A Love Note to the Appalachian Trail
1800 Appalachian Trail miles completed. A poem about leaving it all behind.