Fire in Our Hearts

Fire in the sky millions of miles away; we safely observe the colorful, light-scattering display each day, gathering in peace- ful assembly, all reveling in the undeniable greatness of the planet we are sharing, if but only temporarily before we snap back to the unnatural reality, manmade distorted discordance fueled among a clashing society. If … Continue reading Fire in Our Hearts

Walking the Plank

walking the plank– deserted pier, surrounded by the aquaclear   sandy waters settle, ripples slow time, symmetrical reflections coax new perceptions to rise   imperceptible shifting brings equilibrium back, balance natural, no longer an act   at the end of the plank nothing but benevolence, I hesitate longer and revel in the sentence   Poem … Continue reading Walking the Plank

Majestic Presence

The majestic presence of the Great Blue Heron stills me in reverence, solitary beach wanderer so calm and quiet, looking out to sea with such unrushed leisure, an example of the grace and pace for human introspection needed. I join him in patience while listening with my soul for guidance, not quite meditation, but I … Continue reading Majestic Presence