Author Brenda-Lee Ranta: Day for Dreams

 

Pink lace curtains

tinted the room in

rosewood silhouettes

Wispy light made

angular, danced

upon the walls

on a summer breeze

 

The large grey cat

stretched out on the

worn wood floor,

head resting on

fringes of a rag rug

The dog languished

in the sun slivers

 

Sundays were made

for dreams, for pauses

emptying coffee cups,

to toast well worn books;

words on wings

replacing schedules,

replacing compulsions

 

Sundays were made

for poets, for lovers,

bohemians and gypsies,

strumming faded guitars,

humming folk songs,

weaving daisy chains till

sunshine bid them goodnight.

 

© Brenda-Lee Ranta

myriad-of-perceptions

Excerpt from the book “Myriad of Perceptions”


brenda About the Author

Brenda-Lee Ranta resides in a small mining town, in Timmins, Ontario, Canada.  She has been employed with her local Police Service for 19 years. She shares her journey with her life partner, who is a musician, poet and lyricist; their rescue dog, Jake and rascal cat Fritz. She is the mother of three children, two step-children and three grandchildren.  They are her greatest pride and joy.

 Always moved by poetry and prose, she has been most inspired by the works of Leonard Cohen, an amazing Canadian word-smith. This is her first book containing a cross section of her works.

 Visit Brenda-Lee’s Author Page At:

www.ctupublishinggroup.com/brenda-lee-ranta-.html



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  1. Reblogged this on The Lyrical Quill and commented:
    Very pleased to share this excerpt from my book

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