"Contemplation" by Judith Bader Jones––Guest Blogger

I sit on the patio
balance thoughts
on the moment.

Life bears down,
counts out my days,
but I will come again,

like a gardenia’s scent,
travel in the air
or blossom —
on the fence
a moon flower —
one light in the night.

Moon Flowers on the Fence, Finishing Line Press

––Judith Bader Jones, poet, lives in Fairway, Kansas. Her collection of short fiction, Delta Pearls received the William Rockhill Nelson 2007 Fiction award. Moon Flowers on the Fence, a chapbook of poems was published by Finishing Line Press, 2010. The Language of Small Rooms, is slated for publication by Finishing Line Press, August 2011. Jones is an avid bird watcher and photographer and can be found on Facebook and www.judithbaderjones.com

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