Monthly Archives: November 2012

THE THING THAT YOU’VE MISSED ABOUT WHAT YOU RESIST

Push something down– stuff it, shove it away, and its strength to push back is determined to stay! pull too hard against it– your grip just might slip, and then it is you who are floored– SPLAT! on back or … Continue reading

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LIFE IS THE STUFF OF WHICH WE ARE MADE

life is the stuff of which we and God and the Earth are made. . . we grow upon the staff of laugh, patience in silence, and sobs of sorrow that cleanse and usher us into the morrow. . . … Continue reading

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THE LIGHT SO LOW IN THE SKY

The light so low in the sky from the sun that is giving its brightest these days to the southern half of this earthly creation casts extra long shadows from dawn until set of sun’s rays, right past the time … Continue reading

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WALKING THE WALK OF THANKSGIVING

For me, walking the walk of Thanksgiving begins with a thought more for what I have got than what I have not, and then it goes on to a wondrous climb up the hills and a view that beautiful, wide … Continue reading

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TAKE ALL THAT LIFE HAS GIVEN YOU

Take all that life has given you. . . gather it, bundle it up. . . box it, wrap it. . . tie it with some ribbon, so it’s more than pretty enough. . . then, cradle it. . . … Continue reading

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I AM NOT HERE TO WRITE A POEM

STOP THAT! I am not here to write a poem– I am here to experience my life. I can do nothing but burst out into a belly laugh felt firm against the flat floor, where I take the pose of … Continue reading

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BURN, YEARN, PAIN — AND BACK AGAIN

It burns it yearns its wish– to hiss let out that push that throb. . . and, come what may it will press and press all the more when it’s suppressed and the fear that’s like a clamoring mob prevents … Continue reading

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