Time to Fill the Well

I’ve felt a little drained lately. It seems I’m in good company, so maybe you can relate. When my well is empty, I always trust it will be refilled. And drop by drop, it always is.

A loon singing in the early morning mist. Drip Drop.

A fuzzy green fern unfurling from the ground. Drip Drop.

A red fox sneaking down the porch steps. Drip Drop.

A kind gesture from a loved one or a stranger. Drop. Drop. Drop.

I’m going to take a little break from writing The Simple Swan, but I will return. I leave you for now with the gifts of some other creative souls. I hope it fills your well, as it fills my own.

A haiku and watercolor by my sister, Melinda ~

melinda

A haiku by a reader, Cindy ~

Bulbs

They rise from the ground
After a long winter sleep
Like us in springtime

And one by my husband, Mike ~

Orchid

You’re like an orchid
Simple, delicate, stunning
And quite beautiful

And finally, this week my talented friend Nikki included a poem I wrote in her video about living a beautiful life at home. I’m sure you’ll want to watch the whole video and follow Nikki on YouTube and Patreon at Inspired by Nikki. My poem Forever in a Day is featured at the 10:00 mark. Her lovely voice, painting, music and videography truly lift my simple poem off the page, encouraging me to heed my own words and focus on living a beautiful life day by day by day.  §

6 thoughts on “Time to Fill the Well

  1. Alicia—While I will miss your words and musings and stories, filling your well is as essential a business as could ever be. May your heart and soul be filled with the joy you have given each week. May life in all its simplicity and all its glory fill your soul with joy. May each day bring well timed drips and drops and fill your well like you have filled all of ours. Peace to you and Mike. ❤
    Linda

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  2. Hi Alicia,
    It’s Mrs. Shockley! I just saw your comment on my Youtube channel. I love Nikki’s channel! And congratulations on your poem being included in her video. How wonderful! I hope you are well. You have a beautiful blog here. Talk with you soon!

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