Soul Food

Isn’t it amazing, the way that the waft of an aroma transports the mind to another time and place? Whenever I catch a whiff of baking spices , add a little rum, and a low humming song and I am back in my small bedroom listening to the clatter of pots and pans , experiencingContinue reading “Soul Food”

Let’s Eat

FINE DINING    by Erica Donaldson-Ellison You: left me All alone When the family Went out, To celebrate- To enjoy,fine dining at The Michelin Star restaurant. And I waited… Patiently, For my own choice selection. I guarded our home Where I Snuggled down on the newly covered (white) couch My favourite seat With my bloody freshContinue reading “Let’s Eat”

There is only One

Poem Number Two Just one in the cropBut what a specimen!This one isUniqueFull of flavourHas a kick and a colourThat cannot be repeatedCannot be improved Sure, it is‘Different’And one on its own butThis difference promises asingular pleasureAs italone grew  from a  general cluster of flowers       Singular does not always mean lessIt does not always mean Continue reading “There is only One”

Introduction

WelcomeLet me introduce myself:The best way that I know how to express myself is in poetryI wrote the following called “Character” in 2016. It is as true today as it was then(with a few slight alterations…..but more about that later) For nowHere goes….. with Poem Number One “Character“ I am MamaMy lover’s partnerSister and Sister-in-lawDaughterContinue reading “Introduction”

FEAR

Poem number eight I wrote this poem some thirty years ago. It was published in a poetry magazine called DIAL It has been republished in a wholeyogaayurveda newsletter a couple of months ago (see my instagram account-pink flowers image- for details) This short poem was written about how we cope with this emotion It occurredContinue reading “FEAR”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”