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FOOTPRINTS IN THE LEAVES

It’s been said a million times before…but since we know time can be fleeting

‘Take pleasure in the little things’ is a phrase that’s worth repeating.

 

As an illustration of this point I offer now to you

a day that was filled with little things…little things…times two.

 

Two people take a morning walk…leaving two sets of footprints in the leaves

along the way they hear two mockingbirds chirping in the trees.

 

They pass two people walking…their pace a little slow

what’s slowing down their walk is simple…they have two dogs in tow.

 

Two sets of smiles quietly exchanged in a beautifully natural setting

Two people pause a moment…for two dogs in need of petting.

 

Two eagles sitting on a pole…it is their normal place for meeting

Two people stop and wave to them…it is their normal way of greeting.

 

Two smoothies shared for breakfast keeping two people healthy and alert 

Two tuna melts at a cafe for lunch…and two donuts for dessert.

 

Two people moving silently together…two bodies at Tai Chi

Two people watching TV together…a documentary.

 

Two people reading in their bed…two people turning out their lights

Two people glad they spent this simple day together…

two kisses…

two good nights.

 

Two people drifting off to sleep…and as their dreams take wings…

Two smiles on two people’s faces….as they dream of little things

 

Of donuts, tuna melts, and eagles…of birds chirping in the trees

 

Of smoothies, dogs and a morning walk leaving footprints in the leaves.


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