Author Archives: martha0stout

About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.

Mother of Pearl

Poor the earth remains at her loss Even as others mourn A moment in my memory stands Real to me as this point in time Life and love shared in equal measure A wonderful woman has passed this day. A … Continue reading

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Grown Folly

So often I look back To moments in my youth Understanding now the folly Poorly chosen then as wise I want to go back then Distracted in thinking to then it was confined Sometimes, as teenagers, we make bad decisions. … Continue reading

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Animal Whisperer – Wordless Wednesday

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Silent and Strange

How often do we stop and wait Engage without a word And find ourselves in company Reaching as the world does turn Found myself sharing a booth with someone today, each of us sharing quiet company with our names only … Continue reading

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My Life Right Now

Comes running in Jumps on the couch So excited! Stop! What’s that noise? I’ve never heard that… Lets sit quietly Watch what’s happening Fall asleep Just in time for the laundry to be done… My dog’s puppy sister has never … Continue reading

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Far More Painful Than Yours!

A moment of frustration Gone in a moment of adoration Only to later reappear Nodding in passing, then disappear Yet the feelings remain, turning over and over again I love my eldest nephew, but he’s just so frustrating! It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Fertilize Your Life

It takes more than a moment Though many forget just how Their lives are going one way Only to turn upside down One moment you’re happy Joy in your life abounds Another and quickly The tears come falling down Sorrow … Continue reading

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