Dancing Trees

Dancing Trees

In this forest of dancing trees, haunting sounds slip among waving branches. Cries and groans chill the air as though someone is screaming from pain. I crane my head this way and that trying to find the injured rabbit, lost fawn or maybe a trapped raccoon. Soon I see...
The Inner Blossom

The Inner Blossom

Dear one, imagine if you could gaze on flowers, all day, every day, how their velvety petals, in periwinkle and scarlet would ignite the love in you. Like the cosmos on its spindly stem, you would dip and sway in the breeze, exuberantly, unabashedly dancing to a tune...
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,...

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...

Little Bird

The bird hits my windshield. “Oh no!” I exclaim, as its fluffy little body launches upward and then plummets to the pavement. My heart clenches, but I call inward to the Source. “What do I do?” The message comes fast. “Get the bird.” I turn the car around, drive back,...
The Unwrapping

The Unwrapping

The gift has been given and only awaits its unwrapping. Each momentary miracle, like when that precious blue jay lands in my mind and then appears in the fountain. When I envision my dream house and realize I already live in it. When my lover becomes my very self. Its...