Category Archives: Spirituality

Holding My Breath

 ridiculous dog “stay down!”  i say upon our first greeting coffee in hand   there is an effortless morning rain  dissipating into scattered white and pale blue while supervising crows issue orders   surely the animals are in charge   … Continue reading

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weeding and weeping

step into the garden   silence   cedar trees and alders sentinels the greyed bench tipping back now needs to be righted   my ½-weeded garden sweet woodruff and oregano larkspur and foxglove and horse tails that grow   while … Continue reading

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The singing night

the air is singing the stories of summer oh – hear it!   only interrupt the path of our arresting conversation and attend even a moment to   the smell of the night the familiar way the lobster sticks to … Continue reading

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Mint Julep

It is just enough to break open a midwest summer just add gossiping insects sultry walks embarrassingly disobedient hair and “The Ohio”   I sink into a cool night with a slight breeze of cricket-song ~~~   I swish white … Continue reading

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An Easter question

What it will take to roll the stone away from the grave where I have laid my soul?

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Obligation

don’t love me simply because I love you   you don’t owe me your patience your loyalty your breath on my neck   do not love me I pray please do not   unless wondering drags along your hairline sometimes … Continue reading

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morning birds thunder warm covers i open my window for a moment the healing of the world is possible

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