Posts Tagged ‘kindness’


All Giving Majesty

May 4, 2023
All Giving Majesty ~ Photo by Patrice

Were you there
Did you see
The beauty, the kindness 
All giving majesty? 

It took my breath away
My eyes could not believe
All that wonder
Right there
There in front of me. 

Let me not forget
All this
That I’ve seen. 

Hoping you’ve witnessed
This beauty, this kindness
All giving majesty. 
~ Patrice 

@Patrice Clarkson – 2023


Beauties Of The Universe

October 18, 2021
Beauties Of The Universe ~ Photo by Patrice

I have known, you’ve seen 
Beauties of the universe 
Soft, gentle
And pristine. 

May they flow 
Thru tomorrow
Out to all 
Directions in-between. 

May their
Gentleness and kindness 
be all we feel 
All we need. 
~ Patrice  

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021


Art Is

February 16, 2021

 ~ Photo by Patrice

Art is a thing of











Not just a Man’s name.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021


I’m Still Here

December 4, 2020

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

My Family ~ unknown photographer

I may no longer
Be firmly in your presence
I may be a memory now
Only a thought
A time in your life.

But I’m still here
In that thought
or a glint in your eye
A soft word spoken
To show, to guide.

No longer can I caress
With a hand you can see
But I’m here
Feel my breath as the breeze
Blows gently
That’s me.

Hear my heart
Now silent beat
When you see
A beautiful flower
A tree bend in the wind
Hear me.

No sad words need to be said
Over top of the berth
I now call my bed
For I have gone
To a place full of grace.

Kindness, radiant
Loving light fill this world
I’m now in
Gentle ones share, care
They hold me in.

Please don’t despair
Because I’m no longer there
In a form you’ve known
For I’m here
I’m still here.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2016

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Come Together

November 2, 2020

 Come Together ~ Painting by Patrice

Come together
feel the pain
let it loose
to gather love
from all surrounding
loving you.

A walk alone
is never needed
hold the hand of those
that seek it
with gentle generosity
and kindness.

you’ll go
to heaven before
and beneath us.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2020


Kindness, Tenderness

March 6, 2020

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Rotti Pup and Fawn ~ Watercolour Illustration by Patrice

Kindness, tenderness
All of the day
Hold it close
Don’t let it slip away.

Your heart will thank you
Your soul will say

Kindness, tenderness
All of the day
Hold it close
Don’t let it slip away.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2016

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Memories Last

January 29, 2020

Sunning Spike ~ Watercolour by Patrice

Memories last
to give us space to remember
those gone from this place.

Holding close, holding long
remembering all the snuggles, caresses
Thru the night so long.

Heartache cries missing those loved
now my heart’s alone
a empty place.

I can’t, won’t forget
your loving soul’s a memory
all that I have left.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2020

❤️ Rest in peace sweet Jake ❤️


Kindness Borrows

November 15, 2019

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Kindness borrows heaven’s sorrows

Stores them in a safe, grace filled place

Now gone from ladened brow

A smile crosses that once saddened face

Lifting up in hopeful praise

No more to see, feel or fear

Just held with kindness

In heaven’s grace.
~ Patrice

Sleeping Cougar ~ Photo by Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2015

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Help Me Hear

October 29, 2019

Morning Glory Fall ~ Photo by Patrice

Help me hear the voices say
Wondrous words
Spoke in love and kindness
Now and everyday.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2019


Let Me Write Something Smart And Clever

November 5, 2018

Winter Orchid ~ Photo by Patrice

Let me write
Something smart and clever
Telling the world
Secrets they didn’t know.

Pour my thoughts out
Convey all the things
I understand
And now know.

Hope they show
Compassion, loving kindness
And a knowledge given me
That til then I didn’t know.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2018

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