Thank You Notes
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Thank You Notes


Black-eyed Susan

A blessing for a dying friend

FORGET-ME-NOTS/Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash

My friend is dying
The Muse mourns dumbstruck with me
Words taste of ashes

Memories erupt –
feasts of time flowing
Song, wine, dance,
topless tanning by lava light




Thank you notes aims to acknowledge and recognize the gifts large and small that life, the universe and all humans around us bring to our existence here on Earth. We thank them for their time, the contributions and their joy.

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Jenine Bsharah Baines

Jenine Bsharah Baines

Retired publicist with a passion. “There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.” Gustave Flaubert.

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