Dear Curiosity Journal,

Some sleepy winter days slip by

Soaked in simplicity


Scarce screens 

A soupy sunrise

A sunflower seed in a chickadee’s beak

Sleek dark junco wings stationary for a second

A stock simmering on the stove 

The steadiness of a simplified routine 

A slim sunset smoldering on the horizon 

A whisper of peace, undertones of bliss

With less