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Slowly I Go (excerpt)

Slowly I Go (excerpt):

DAY 1: THE POWER OF MUSIC
I was taking my own medicine this morning, meaning: singing this song in hopes of centering, of calming my anxious  body-mind when it hit me: going slowly is like…

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All At OnceThis exquisite fullnessThis preciously...



All At Once

This exquisite fullness

This preciously painful awareness

Of the sweetness that is All

So tenuous so strenuous to pretend otherwise

This piercing heartbreak of beauty

Leaves dancing, mouths lying

Humanity

Trying, trying, trying

All calls me to…

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DAY 33: HULLABOO Is this where we are? Day 33? In my...



DAY 33: HULLABOO
Is this where we are? Day 33? In my non-sequential journey here? Who knew keeping the numbers straight would be the biggest challenge for me? Well, I should have know that I suppose. Straight lines are surely…

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MORNING SONG Morning song Sparrow sonnets Spirits shimmer...



MORNING SONG

Morning song
Sparrow sonnets
Spirits shimmer free

Winter fog
Dreamtime lingers
Nestled in stillness

Tree mantras
Guide us inward
Soaring on leafy wings

Bursting with love at the seams
I’ve outgrown my worry coats
I’ve shed these fear…

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Cupid’s Breath

February, then suddenly

Your sunshine face with my name on your lips
The plum blossom gathers its wings inside my heart where I am shy.