Walk in Serenity

Walk in Serenity

The husky strains at his leash hackles up fangs bared saliva dripping. He wants our dog for dinner, and he does attack, our boy’s paw ripped bloody his wails echoing through the hills. After disinfecting and bandaging him, in the night I squirm wanting it all to stop,...
Fecund Spring

Fecund Spring

  The winds of spring rush and swirl spreading seeds that land and sprout. New creations brimming with life. Mind wants to water them all, create a full orchard. But wait! Instead I ask inward… Which seed should I nurture, which tree do I support? The message...
Light within Darkness

Light within Darkness

  Out in the night, when the juniper trees are but shadows, and the birds have gone quiet, I turn off my headlamp and look up at the blackness. Slowly, shimmering flecks appear, a cluster here, a river there, until a blizzard of stars dances across the sky...

Dog Dreams

On the bike trail when I fall on rocks and cry over a hurt arm, The rottweiler appears, growling, fangs bared. I jump on my bike and pedal away. On the hiking trail, the husky lunges at our dog strains against his leash snarls and barks. I run, pulling our dog along...

The Ocean Life

I am a sea creature swimming in the Beloved’s warm current. I fly, flip and turn in perfect weightlessness. Never do I have to return to that dense, land-locked realm Where each step leaves a heavy footprint. Here, in the blissful blue, I float on wonder,...