Monthly Archives: April 2017

LOVE YOURSELF, NO MATTER WHAT

Love yourself, no matter what it takes, in laxness and in tension; alone or with much help from others, of kinds that’s fit (or not) to mention. It’s crucial down to who you are, in sojourns near or journeys far … Continue reading

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ARCHAEOLOGY

Digging through what, to most eyes, just looks like trash. . . A shard, a clue, an arrowhead deft-chipped from black volcanic glass. Unearth what was, detect the trace of bird’s eye flash, with twitch of tiny sparrow’s head. . … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A WHIRLIGIG?

What is a whirligig? Is it invisible? Is it a curlicue? Is small? Is it big? Is it something static twirling or moving fast as orange pumpkins hurling to splatter on a tall ship’s rig? Is it a tiny little … Continue reading

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HEAD UP, FEET FORWARD

Head up, feet forward. . . one kicks out before the other. . . no matter how much good may come to you from this, your success will not be, in any way untoward. And you’ll deserve your happiness, ground … Continue reading

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IT’S IN YOU– YOU FEEL IT

It’s in you. You feel it. It wants to grow, to get right out, but somehow, you conceal it. It’s your special deck of cards dealt out to you, and, somehow, you must deal it. There’s part of you wants … Continue reading

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THE PATH YOU DO NOT SEE

Though you see it not there is a path, and you are on it, with or without shoes or bonnet, and if you wonder where it leads, though at times it knocks you to your knees, trod bravely on, and … Continue reading

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THE DRIEST TEAR

The driest tear that will not come. . It is the one that needs most the heart and eye to clear, to wash and mend the vital part where it comes from. . . Do not fear when the flow … Continue reading

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