Before

Before

I was going to title this eschaton or the last state of man, but I don’t want anyone to get the wrong impression as I see and feel the counterpart as the life after, the dream state, the when and … Continue reading

Burden

Burden

Not much enviable snow to show the day after the first fall, especially on demanding lanes. It looks more like a tiring carpet, but this bank of clouds hovering over our heads may have more to unload. Clouds full of … Continue reading

If Only to Break from Rhyme

Down a rutted path, along dormant liana, beside the mucky river and near a bridge, I find stillness for the day. Within twenty to sixty seconds of exposure to nature heart rate slows, blood pressure drops, breathing regulates and brain … Continue reading

Something Deep

Something Deep

Don’t be afraid, there is nothing. You are always and forever the deepness. Even while the world is on fire, these waters embody their stillness. They are what you might call waters flowing to the rhythms of their deep and … Continue reading

Finding Grace, Finding Us.

Finding Grace, Finding Us.

Separately and together. Clearly it not only works, but it’s radiant! Well played Madame Wilderness. I see you. I hear you. Patterns are everywhere in nature, in language, in conversations, in directives. It’s a time for knowing. Knowing there’s another … Continue reading

The Prized Find

The Prized Find

Regrettably I bade farewell to all things autumn and while I haven’t completely embraced everything wintery, I’ve welcomed these hearts, both red and green ones–this plant is all heart. It’s a start. It’s a daily reminder to embrace my heart, … Continue reading

Tossed Waters.

Tossed Waters.

Most feathered friends have taken off in flocks heading south by now. I read this poem and thought of them…wish I were in their feathers right about now, weary, tender and happy to be soaring with friends sans regrets to … Continue reading

Plank Walks

Plank Walks

I look around and I see unease, frozen in the eyes of passerbys. I make extra efforts to undue their unrest with a simple smile and a lighthearted chat. Regis was doing the same sort of uplifting while on his … Continue reading

A Touch of Rose

Pourquoi non? Although I’m not skilled in the least with anything to do with makeup, I do on occasion add a touch of rose, a wee bit of an enhancement. Anything I do apply blends into my skin within a … Continue reading

Afternoon Stillness

Afternoon Stillness

If only for a moment, the sun squeezed some rays into our 3:30 pm reuniting space, at least a few days of this week. Orphaned glasses sometimes from the night before, some half full and thumb marked, greeting this afternoon … Continue reading