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Simple Prayer to Allow

Simple Prayer to Allow

stories flutter like fallen leaves showing paths I have traveled beautiful and scary shiny and dull they color my future and interrupt my now allow me to rest with my power my present to discover to connect without effort or care where the roots of my soul lay open and bare Advertisements

Past the Breaker

Past the Breaker

the ocean the breeze the waves would you ever ask them to stop when they crash and recede would you feel responsible for this and not move unpredictable pushing and pulling is it possible to get past the breaker without feeling it’s force it is and when you do a whole world an endless sea … Continue reading

Note to a Sycamore

Note to a Sycamore

Weathered at the base your raw bark maps terrain for the creatures so miniscule, so small in compare your core is so mighty it seems your branches are too they compete for your girth and slither out with force toward the flowing water toward the sun toward the gaps in the earth your shed bark … Continue reading

The Surrender

The Surrender

stop fighting for them start fighting for you fight for your pain you deserve it don’t drink it away don’t eat it away don’t nice it away fight to feel it allow it don’t name it don’t explain it don’t figure it out allow it feel it happy exists, sad exists pain and pleasure when … Continue reading

The Locals

The Locals

Remnants of thunder perky forked tails black and white flutters visit the trees a soft breeze and misty clouds a fortune for me pink flowers on stilts form an unfinished globe home for endless forms yellow and black fliers with bold and gentle wings small alien eyes concentrate focus intensely on the prize diversity calls in … Continue reading

Notice the Shadows

Notice the Shadows

Notice the shadows come from the light they don’t ask for support they are supported notice they are there an unspoken part of the view but without them there would be no depth no contour notice the shadows while you are awake light drawing out the dark pushing and stretching the grayed tones over color … Continue reading

Love Me More

Love Me More

I see you I love you but I cannot choose between my core and sadness I cannot choose between my integrity and my pain I cannot chose between my sanity and my wanting so I won’t I will choose them all I will feel them all I will choose me I will love me more

Keep on Driving

Keep on Driving

The curve ahead swallows the blue canvas and white fluff washed by the sun I breathe in a thousand greens and long rolling golds from the right, from the left holding me and directing me the subtle white boundaries keep my center words over the air fill my ears with pleasure with my hands calm … Continue reading

Summer Feet

Summer Feet

dirty sandy wiggly in the sand soft in the clover tired tanned traveled rough around the edges cool in the water free, so free in the summer

Too Many Bunnies

Too Many Bunnies

I thought I might write about the midnight sky or the moon as I strolled through the warm streets with the golden one thinking, thinking my pensive peacefulness was broken (it often is with her I have learned to comply with this) but tonight too much too many bunnies little silhouettes in the street on … Continue reading

Gracie

Gracie

She’s guarded but kind. Black tongued and gold, She’s reluctant but tries. Puppy eyes and perky ears, She’s sweet and clever with the human race. But to her own, ambivalent or fierce.