Riverly resting along…..

I lay awake and watch the stars dip low and call me out onto the porch where I lay down my resolve to sleep so early that the moon hides still behind the house, the bright quiet of her shine crisping the only edges of the yard and dusting the treetops with silver. I wish…

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The making and the medicine…..

I’m coming back from a hard prune, grateful to see little tenderlings shooting up fresh from the cuts. It’s tricky to celebrate the shears and their scars and I’m not there yet so I won’t pretend to hurl thanks for those slices; instead I’ll say quick the pain and then share the medicine because we…

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Even Song

Even when the night dances so dark on your mind that your peace splinters tears, when life feels over-budget and overdrawn but under-spent; in the ache and stall and prickle and in the fear that can sit so heavy on a belly that you freeze clear through to your spine …even then it is there, …

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Hand in my pocket and heart on my sleeve….

The biggest,  warmest hello to your much loved eyes and even mucher loved hearts. I’ve missed you…..missed  sending out my words to you and feeling them embraced and safeheld. I’ve missed reading the words you say in such uniquely your expressions, missed our front porch visits and the texture you bring to my journey with…

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Even song…….

Even when the night dances so dark on my mind that my peace gets shut down hard, when my life feels overdrawn and over-budget but under-spent; In the ache and stall and prickle and in the fear that can sit so heavy on a belly that I freeze clear through to my spine, even then…

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