Sun rising slowly in a low winter arc,
Banishing gray predawn.
Then brilliance: the scene sparkles with jewels
Strewn casually, in great abundance,
More perfect gems than an empress ever saw.
After 40 years of working with technology, and nearly 30 of those living part-time in West Tisbury, Cynthia Bloomquist now resides there full-time, following guidance from her muse.