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...

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,...

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,...

No Escape but Love

In that waking or sleeping dream, when you can’t escape the monster… You try running but your legs tangle. You try fighting but fangs pierce your flesh. Then one day you call to the Beloved inside and poof, the monster disappears. Why does it work when nothing else...
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...