Author Archives: elainedanforth

THE YEAR’S HIGH TIDE

The sun is bright– +++++ the weather warm. . . Day long, +++++ short night Trees fruit, +++++ wide rivers ++++++++++ settle into currents, ++++++++++ upon which boats, and people flow ++++++++++ on water fed, perhaps, with melt of winter’s … Continue reading

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BEYOND SUNSHINE AND FRESH AIR

Sunshine,fresh air–all fine, but lacks a little something there. Be freeand strong, but woven, winding,grounded, hugging,intertwined. Though it may,for now, elude,the right terroir,if not right here,cannot be very faror difficult to find. A well-took breath,or well-drawn flowing water slake,a whiff … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING NEEDING DONE IN ONE SWIFT MOMENT

Every single little thingand big thinglooming, pounding, festeringneeding donein one swift moment. . . this life, this breatheach is a giftthat, in itself,needs no bettering. . . so, be still,or move,however you can find the love,the joy, the fun– and … Continue reading

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MY BUDDY THE BUCKEYE TREE

Oh, broadly spreading buckeye tree, you are my friend! You lay a cozy place for me, where I can lean or climb or sit, and modulate the bright sunshine, breathe, and slowly become one with you, as I linger here … Continue reading

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THE POWER PUSH OF SPRINGTIME

The springtime rises, ever green– gentle, blooming, beautiful incomparably powerful a world that lay in dormant rest shoots up again to muddy-lush, to make it seem as if all life would ever move this strong and up and flowerful. . … Continue reading

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THE POWER PUSH OF SPRINGTIME

The springtime rises, ever green gentle, blooming, beautiful, , , incomparably powerful. . . a world that lay in dormant rest shoots up again to muddy-lush, to make it seem as if all life would ever move this strong and … Continue reading

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A PIECE OF POETRY

A mood. . . a need . . . a purpose felt, thoughts and emotions let to flow– some out may bleed. A pen that scratches, rolls, or drags upon the toothy paper a squishy colored squeak, a jotted word, … Continue reading

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