Saturday, December 9, 2006

Make the coffee extra strong

If summer is the party, winter is the hangover of seasons — she dims the lights, sleeps late, hides from the world, and regenerates.

—Terri Guillemets

Friday, November 10, 2006

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Monday, October 16, 2006

Humanity on the streets

When I'm out and about, people are annoying idiots. When I'm home alone, all mankind is loving and good.

—Terri Guillemets

Thursday, October 12, 2006

I need glasses

The first glass is a sedative, the second a psychologist, the third glass an excuse, and the fourth a lobotomy.

—Terri Guillemets

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Rise & shine

Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with.

—Terri Guillemets

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Nature's poetry

The moon quotes the sun,
the rivers quote the trees,
and trees quote the breeze.

—Terri Guillemets

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Daily choices

Karma can be luggage or a magic carpet — carry it or let it carry you.

—Terri Guillemets

Sunday, August 20, 2006

The cycle

Summer leaks into autumn.
Autumn leafs into winter.
Winter leans into spring.
Spring leaps into summer.

—Terri Guillemets

Monday, July 3, 2006

Temere Sætninger: cxii

In the sky
an infinitude of hope,
a canvas of glory—
all possibilities mine.

—Terri Guillemets

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Treasure of self

The treasure of self is buried under the rainbow and yet glows beyond the sun.

—Terri Guillemets

Friday, June 30, 2006

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Monday, June 5, 2006

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Whiskers and tails

Whiskers and tails
And thousands of frails
Lion-like nose
With an angelesque pose
Silky pattern'd fur
O'er heart-touching purr.

—Terri Guillemets

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Free-flying bird

A healthy body and soul come from an unencumbered mind and body.

—Terri Guillemets

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Light verse

I can only write in ounces
Not novels by the pound
Epigram and aphorism
Mine efficiently profound.

—Terri Guillemets

Sunday, April 2, 2006

People & things

He had an astringent spirit — the sort of fellow who uses dehydrated onion when the recipe calls for fresh, not because he's out but solely on principle.

—Terri Guillemets

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Drink up

Coffee, and I'm a warrior
Tea, a philosopher
Wine, a lover
Water, a napper.

—Terri Guillemets

Friday, March 3, 2006

The truth of weather

Any proverbs about weather are doubly true during a storm.

—Terri Guillemets

Thursday, February 9, 2006

Monday, February 6, 2006

Sitting with our souls

Souls wouldn't wear suits and ties, they'd wear blue jeans and sit cross-legged with a glass of red wine.

—Terri Guillemets

Friday, February 3, 2006

If your face is the only change

If you can't smile over life, you'll end up frowning into death.

—Terri Guillemets

Saturday, January 21, 2006

Porch swing thoughts

A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden.

—Terri Guillemets

Saturday, January 7, 2006

Make your morning

A day usually topples and lands the same way — in the welcoming bed of grateful sleep — but it begins whichever way you spin it.

—Terri Guillemets

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Crowded out

A neglected body will have its revenge. A maltreated body will cry out in symptoms.

—Terri Guillemets