“Not all those who wander are lost” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Shafts of light

in hazy rays

dance inside the shaded

little patio garden,

warming sun falls fully

on tiles of sapphire

and terracotta marking the way

to a welcoming table,

and I am enamored by the little

path through a faded

turquoise gate

into the quaint beginning

of a little time away

from home.  Just being

in a new space, this 

adobe casita set 

amid a neighborhood

seemingly carved from

cool mud and stone, 

makes me feel as if I have 

traveled to a special place, 

out on pilgrimage,

seeking a gentle escape

to pray and contemplate

all there is in this good life.

—C.L. Fisher, June 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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