Monthly Archives: July 2014

THE CLOTHES THAT MAKE THE HUMAN

Clothe yourself in love, and it will serve to defend and too, to soothe, and to warm, and show and grow a greater wealth than all the golden, silken raiments of the world could ever hope to prove.

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A BIT OF FRIENDLY ADVICE

Hello Dear Readers, My advice to you: 1. Go on a vacation or a weekend getaway, near or far. (I think near helps, here, but I’m sure far could be marvelous, too). 2. Go out for a meal or refreshments … Continue reading

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DAYS THAT LOOK ORDINARY

some days from looks seem oh so ordinary. . . but in the trunk of living things instead of +++++ gems, +++++ treasure, gold rings, or in addition, +++++ lie the lyre-like +++++ pinched and twisted, +++++ and much played … Continue reading

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ABOUT YOUR TRAVELS

If you wail because you long to be about your travels, reach in your pocket grab that key slip and twist it in the lock. . . and it will loose you from your shackles. . . so that you … Continue reading

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THE DIFFERENCE (revisited/revised)

Dear Readers, You are cordially invited to read the freshly re-written poem linked to, below. The original appeared in July 2011. Enjoy. And/or, carry on with whatever great things you are up to today! https://elainedanforth.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/the-difference/

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A VERY LATE DAY IN THE YEAR

Here’s a poem I wrote December 31, 2010, but never posted on this blog until now. With its blurry, white ball of an overcast sun, glowing over the nippy air, and trees clinging to leaves of crumpled-up brown, amid ones … Continue reading

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A BITE OF GRATITUDE (re-chewed) A rewrite of a 2011 Quick Read poem

Dear Readers, Here’s a simple little poem of mine from 2011, which I’ve re-worked. I think it deserves to be called new and improved. Thank you for your interest and attention to my work, and have a happy day! https://elainedanforth.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/a-bite-of-gratitude/

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GIVE YOURSELF ALL THE CHOICES IN THE WORLD

Give yourself all the choices in the world. . . or at least, all the choices that you have, and as often as you can, decide for those that free your heart to sing. . . because, from there, you’re … Continue reading

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EASY! EASY! that’s what does it!

Easy, easy! That’s what does it! Even though an iron grip, a gripping ire may seem efficiently to grab our bull square by its horns and that that would be the ticket– And driven fear, +++++or the mode of do-or-die, … Continue reading

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EDGES EDITED (a revised version of “Edges Stitched and Crossed,” 2010

Welcome to my new readers and followers. And a big thank you to all my readers, including some of you who are super-dedicated ones. I really appreciate your reading, Liking, and commenting on The Danforth Anchor. You are part of … Continue reading

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