Category Archives: Poetry

MISERICORDIA

MISERICORDIA Posted on May 19, 2017 by elainedanforth Misericordia– Sun shines now here in this lovely spot in California. Much of warm light it seems I see– perhaps a sign I’ve taken few steps to malign the precious layer each … Continue reading

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YAWN AND STRETCH THIS DAY

Yawn. Look ahead beyond the dawn to this one day. See what’s to do on your bright way, the things quite apt (or not) to pay. And then, begin to stretch and move and work and play. . . For, … Continue reading

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ESCAPE VELOCITY IS HIGH

Escape velocity is high. . . We’re bound to gravitas, our weighty planet, made of water, mud and rock and moss, in such a way that is what is– we did not plan it . . We can build a … Continue reading

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SIMPLY TAKE A LITTLE LOVE

Simply take a little love, cup it in your hands, and breathe it deep within. Feel it, move it, know it, grow it– below, beside, thin, thick or wide, low, high above– then send it right back out again.

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HELLO

To say hello is to say you are a human being who sees another human being– step one to activate the flow of all that joins us anyway and opens worlds of possibility we may or not be seeing. And … Continue reading

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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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