TSM 219 — apothecary (troiku form)

Fused sands of time form
bottles on a shelf; tai chi
apothecary.

Fused sands of time formed
emptiness of uselessness;
filled with starts and ends.

Bottles of tai chi
where potent dawns and dusks swirl
a cosmic perfume.

Apothecary:
remedies, distilled wisdom
of great mother’s all.

Troiku form.  Written in honor of Beverly Crawford, a wonderful poet who has returned to The Mysterious Mother.  I will miss you, Bev.

Carrie is the host of The Sunday Muse.

43 Comments Add yours

  1. What a beautiful tribute, Lisa. 🌞

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Lisa. I just learned of Bev’s passing and it helps to know she’s still around, just in a different form than who she was.

      Liked by 2 people

  2. Simply Beautiful Lisa! Wonderful tribute. ❤️

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Gypsie-Ami 🙂

      Like

  3. This i9s a lovely tribute to Bev Lisa! 💖

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Cindy, thank you ❤

      Liked by 1 person

      1. you’re so welcome! 💖

        Liked by 1 person

  4. coalblack says:

    Lovely stuff!

    –Shay

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks, Shay. I’m in troiku mode for POPO2022 and so it seemed only natural to carry on for the TSM.

      Liked by 1 person

  5. wyndolynne says:

    This is wonderful–this makes me feel as if I’m the right congregation.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      That is very pleasing to hear, wyndolynne. Amen.

      Like

  6. Carrie V. H. says:

    “Filled with starts and ends” I absolutely love that. This is deep and lovely Lisa. Thank you so much for joining in this week at the Muse, and for remembering Bev.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. msjadeli says:

      Carrie, thank you. It was my pleasure (and sorrow.)

      Like

  7. Sadje says:

    Excellent take Li

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Sadje.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Sadje says:

        You’re welcome

        Liked by 1 person

  8. qbit says:

    “tai chi / apothecary” That is a great image.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Q, thank you.

      Like

  9. fused sands of time

    is downright ingenious. srsly.


    David

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      David, thanks 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  10. Badfinger (Max) says:

    Love what you wrote….and that pic is really cool.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Max. One thing I like about writing at The Sunday Muse is the always inspirational images.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Badfinger (Max) says:

        I just wish I had THAT bottle or whatever it was.

        Liked by 1 person

  11. kaykuala says:

    where potent dawns and dusks swirl
    a cosmic perfume.

    Bev now entombed in heaven’s name, Mother of eternal peace. Thanks Jade!

    Hank

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      ❤ lovely comment, Hank. Thank you.

      Like

  12. Jim says:

    So very much of all returned to Mom Nature.
    Sands and soil treasure holds
    Recycled elements
    for us and our offspring
    What she left for us here
    Intangibles, verses,
    spent love, and memories
    We miss you Beverly
    but we’ll have those to keep
    ..

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      ❤ what lovely verse in Bev's honor

      Like

  13. I am trying to wrap my head around the news. I had known Bev only for a year, since I started visiting dVerse pub, but the loss seems so personal. Her verses and her comments always brought a smile and that is how I would like to remember her. What a lovely tribute, Li. May she continue to bring smiles wherever she is. ❤️🙏🏼

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Wonderful comment, Punam. Indeed.

      Liked by 1 person

  14. Sad news. Thank you, Lisa, for a fitting tribute.

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Helen says:

    This is beautiful, Lisa. Bev would have loved it … as I do.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      {{{HUGS}}} I’m glad you think so, Helen.

      Like

  16. What a lovely tribute Lisa.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Linda.

      Like

      1. You’re welcome.

        Liked by 1 person

  17. Dale says:

    This is one to savour, Lisa. Beauifully done and a lovely tribute .

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Dale, thank you, my friend ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  18. Carol anne says:

    A wonderful poem Li! So beautiful! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Carol Anne, thank you ❤

      Like

  19. Susie Clevenger says:

    Such a beautiful piece for Beverly.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Susie ❤

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.