Of whispers, words and wonder…..

What if it matters more than we know when we let go a string of words and they settle into sky, taking up fresh planted space as they travel along wrapped in light. What if the things we say into air never stop being there and the stars dip low to listen and the wind plays them…

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sipping gentle medicine…

Sometimes I wrestle  should I tone down the joy, put a lid  on it because it might seem to disrespect the pain that blanches another soul scraped on the thorns of living, or heap on heavier the despair or maybe just annoy like a fly or a trite quip when someone is grieving. I feel…

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bird in a skyfull of love….

My heart is full of river and sky and apple blossom and newborn green, of leaves uncurling buttery soft and smelling still not of this world and it’s a fresh breeze I’m breathing as the sun shines soft on the field of dreams I carry inside. My business is busy and my foot is mending but i’m…

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52 candles….

It’s my birthday this week and I’m plunking 52 fresh candles in my lemon blueberry cheesecake, deep down ridiculously glad to be alive in 52 (new) glad and grateful ways: ~for fresh skies and new trails to hike, ~the soul sweetness of being with safe people, ~the resistance that enables us to fly, ~the grace…

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kisses and kings…..

I lay my mind down firm beneath the tree my back grateful against floor warmed by short stay of sunshine, heart heavy for my mister on his George Baily bridge, a blizzard of discouragement bearing down hard injustice stinging sharp bites to his face, hard to see clear. My eyes nuzzle deeper into sweet smelling fir tree…

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