Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Look For The Helpers

—Photo by D.R. Wagner, Elk Grove

—Caschwa, Sacramento

Fred Rogers' mother said
when times are truly bad
look for the helpers

put aside for a moment
the stereotypical
depictions of cherubs

as winged pudgy infants
and open your hearts to
real people helping people

every day there are people
who can swim saving people
who cannot, and motorists

pulling victims from burning cars
and there are organ donors
and so many others

some quite ugly by
Hollywood standards—
all with huge hearts.


Today's LittleNip:

—Olga Blu Browne, Sacramento

Let's you and I talk of silvery

where I was once the moon
watching the shadows of snow

fall in silence.  And "HE" the
reason for the songs of joy.

I believe in the spirit of


—Medusa, with thanks to today's contributors; every poem, every visual, every email you send me is a welcome gift! Here's wishing you and the rest of the world a joyous, peaceful holiday season full of love and most comfortable, silvery rivers of words. 

If you're ready to move ahead, our new Seed of the Week is New Beginnings—something to think about today, however you celebrate this holiday.

 —Photo by D.R. Wagner