Writing Wings For You

Marie Lukasik Wallace ~ # I LIVE Poetry – I'm passionate about life and writing and all things creative and poetic!


Sacred Sunday

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I have been blessed so much this week.  My heart is full of gratitude.

#3   We got to raft the river and feel peace and calm and I heard my daughters giggling together and we “played” with each other Oar battles and water battles and just great company.  I remember what it’s like to feel that peace of the river where nothings exists but the here and the now.  Being present is the only thing you can do.   I get to do that more often.

#2  I have a husband who loves me and honors me.  He knows this week is a busy week for me.  He just says, “go ahead and take care of what you need to take care.  You and me are good.  I’ll be here when you get back.”  (Because when I go into school mode I’m in another dimension.

#1  And the best part is that after 8 months, I finally get to see my Kendra girl.  Alabama is too far away sometimes.  It’s hard for a mama because I went from seeing her everyday to seeing her a couple of times a year.    But when she’s here, I get to love love love upon her and it feels yummy.

I have a collaboration post for this afternoon from another wonderful blogger, so stay tuned….but after that, I might be off the grid for awhile.  The first two weeks of school are pretty busy.  Wish me luck!  ~Love ya, Marie

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Tranquil Tuesdays

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For my buddy Rhonda.  Some Mountains of Idaho.

And a really cool deer.  You inspire me.  Check

out her thoughtful blog.  ~  Marie


Texture Tuesdays

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The camera didn’t quite capture the angle on this

but the pine needles had fallen into the spider web

and made a very cool pattern in the web.

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I loved how the water beaded on this web.

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The texture of the water as the kids are running

through this…Plus, isn’t it just a fun picture?

I must write a poem about this delight!

(downtown Boise)

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The texture of the rocks in the bottom

of the pool and the water shooting up.

(It’s in Meridian at the Village.)

It seemed this week I have a lot of different water shots.  Boise is blessed with many little pools to observe and play in.  :0)    Those are my blessings for today.

And if you’d love more TEXTURE TUESDAY adventures, , be sure to pop on over and see what Narami and other TEXTURE COLLECTORS ARE FINDING!  (What a most beautiful world we are uncovering.)  


Wordless Wednesday – Because the Pictures Say it All



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So, I’m cheating on Wordless Wednesday

because aren’t these little piggies the cutest?


** These pictures were taken on the Boise Green Belt while on a walk with a friend.   Awe inspiring.  Other adventures are HERE.





I am a Pluviophile


Sometimes we find new ways of defining ourselves.   Today, I discovered that my daughters and I are:

PLUVIOPHILES!  (which upon first impression sounds awful, right?)   –

Here’s what the Urban Dictionary says:

(n) a lover of rain; someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days

My brother is a real pluviophile; the Seattle climate will suit him well.
You should share you Pluviophilic pictures with me.  Anyone dancing in the rain deserves to be posted out loud.   I like the part where it defines us as having “joy.”  My favorite word.
Have a most awesome day!  ~Nemaste, Marie


Wordless Wednesdays – Because the Pictures Say it all! (I’m blessed)

sunflowers up close

Bulbous Sunflowers

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Spidey visit in my grass   


A most beautiful fountain in Meridian


With perseverance, this too shall pass.

I am blessed…and yes, I remember.    :0)


I Live Poetry – Change of Perspective

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Changing my perspective

By looking through  my windows

in a 5 in frame?

I can choose to focus on the distortion

Or the texture

Or the randomness

Or the order of lines

or the scarcity

Or the lush greenness all around 

Choosing to see beauty in a land

Of chaos

Whether it’s inside or outside

My viewpoint and my attitude

is always a choice.

***This was a combination of challenges…whipped up some artistry here.   The top photograph was for Texture Tuesdays  w/Narami ( I love the shadows & light you can see).   You should try it out.  It’s fun looking for different textures. The other photographs were from Cee’s Lookin’ Through Windows.   Then I added my own poetic twist for  I LIVE POETRY. 

 As always, tell me how you LIVE POETRY!

Nemaste, Marie  :0)

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