Author Archives: Mary (tqhousecat)

About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on medium.com. My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.

One Flickering Moment

She shines a light on her heirloom tomatoes Looking for slugs feasting Just one predator can spoil good eating Fireflies in the pines splinter the dark And she tastes childhood Remembering humid nights filled with crickets She kicks her shoes … Continue reading

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This is Getting Deep

I’m not afraid of the boat Maybe it’s the water I’m not afraid of the water Maybe it’s the depth I’m not afraid of the depth Maybe it’s the dying I’m not afraid of dying Could it be the living? … Continue reading

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Feed and be Filled

Every year I plant in the dirt Always it’s yield is slim How often can one not see The cycle one is in I watch hummingbirds dance In praise of sweet cool water A garden set for them Fills my … Continue reading

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Choose Life

Do you ever feel like A brick out of place The wind blew one off my chimney Into my neighbor’s space I looked up and saw The hole it left behind I can’t replace it myself I can’t reach that … Continue reading

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In a Land of Nowhere

Once upon a time (Never twice) A royal princess dined On blackberries over ice She picked purple Jacaranda blossoms Placed them in lilac-colored dishes Convinced they gave her wisdom Soon they tangled with her foolish wishes And none in the … Continue reading

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Cycles of Everything

Verdant grasses dance To the music of the wind I too sing along In summer’s drought I remember falling rain And wonder when Snow wraps up our gifts As winter joins all seasons With bows of sun streaks Creation speaks … Continue reading

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Where to Feed

Spying Tiny wings One licks nectar One fringes on indecision Two Choices hang One leaves contented One weighs each strength Wings In flight Search for fuel Blossoms are more reliable   Dversepoets.com  A poem about flights of fancy. This is … Continue reading

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All for a Pie

Blueberries in season Wild and sweet Some for freezin’ More just to eat I grab a friend I am sure Who’s willin’ to ramble We’ll sort through our problems Untangle our bramble Keeping bears at bay One eye on our … Continue reading

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Coming Together

  I was little once Dusty copper pennies I never let lie I was told if I did, good fortune would die Silly rhyme I was little once Sea serpents lived in oceans deep Only in dreams they swam under … Continue reading

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Morning Comfort

Before the dawn of day When air is still A blank canvas is a chalk sky All wait for the sun To unfold the morning And put to sleep the guards of night Before the dawn of day When I … Continue reading

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